Austria

Vetropack Austria GmbH is based in Pöchlarn, Lower Austria. Vetropack Austria GmbH's second plant is located in Kremsmünster in Upper Austria. Glass packaging is produced for distribution in Austria and selected export markets.

Meet our Team: Apprentices

You can count on:

  • Own training workshop in Pöchlarn (Lower Austria) and new training workshop under construction in Kremsmünster (Upper Austria).
  • Own training centre in Pöchlarn (with virtual reality training)
  • Apprenticeship with Matura possible during working hours
  • Possibility of internships abroad
  • Free KlimaTicket Austria
  • Transfer to one of the technical departments upon completion of apprenticeship
  • Good promotion prospects
  • Company health promotion programme
  • Additional training and development programmes (e.g. forklift course)

Glass process technician

«In the Cold End workshop, the various machines are rebuilt and readjusted so that the production of bottles and jars can run smoothly.»

What will you learn at Vetropack?

Your training will include the production of glass mixtures based on the chemical composition of glass, the processing of various metals for machines and production systems, the maintenance, programming and control of production machines and robots, as well as quality control and assurance.  

How long does the training take?

The apprenticeship lasts 3.5 years.

What are the requirements?

At least a secondary school diploma, an interest in technology and the ability to understand abstract concepts.

What are the opportunities after the apprenticeship?

We try to employ our apprentices in one of the technical departments after the apprenticeship. Vetropack Holding Ltd also offers international career opportunities.

Electrician

«The team spirit in the training workshop is great and it's always fun to work.»

What will you learn at Vetropack?

During your apprenticeship as an electrician you will learn how to assemble, install, maintain and repair a wide range of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. S7 programming and robotics are also part of the curriculum.

How long does the apprenticeship take?

The apprenticeship lasts 3.5 years.

What are the requirements?

At least a secondary school diploma, an interest in technology and the ability to understand abstract concepts.

What are the opportunities after the apprenticeship?

We try to employ our apprentices in one of our technical departments after the apprenticeship. Vetropack Holding Ltd also offers international career opportunities.

Metal technician

«In 5 years I see myself as a machine operator at the hot end and maybe with my own machine.»

What will you learn at Vetropack?

During your apprenticeship you will work with metal materials such as steel, aluminium, sheet metal, copper or iron and use them to make components and machine parts. You will learn various machining techniques and processes such as drilling, turning, milling and welding. Programming and operating (CNC) machine tools is also part of your training.

How long does the training take?

The apprenticeship lasts 3.5 years.

What are the entry requirements?

At least a secondary school diploma, manual dexterity, tolerance of heat and noise, willingness to work shifts. 

What are the opportunities after the apprenticeship?

We try to take on one of our apprentices in each of the technical departments after the apprenticeship. Vetropack Holding Ltd also offers international career opportunities.

Apprenticeship with Matura

Through our 'apprenticeship with Matura' programme, we support the combination of practical and theoretical knowledge, giving our apprentices the best possible qualifications.

This is how it works:

  • You can start in the 2nd year of your apprenticeship. Prerequisite is an "excellent result" in the 1st year of vocational school.
  • No extension of the apprenticeship period
  • You can complete your Matura in any apprenticeship; we organise the necessary courses during your regular working hours.
  • In each apprenticeship year you will study a different subject: German, Maths, English and a specialist qualification.

We would be happy to talk to you in person about the possibility of an apprenticeship at Vetropack Austria.

Holiday Job

What do you learn at Vetropack?

Insight into a manufacturing industrial company, varied manual work in different departments in the factory or office.

How long does the holiday job last?

1-2 months

Here you can find a summary of all the important information about training opportunities at Vetropack Austria:

apprentice folder 

You want to get started with us?
You can send your application here at any time:

Johannes Schuster, apprentice trainer
+43 676 56 34 138
johannes.schuster@vetropack.com

 

Do you still have questions?
Visit us on an official taster day or at a job fair near you.

We look forward to getting to know you!

 

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