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BECOME PART OF THE FLENDER ACADEMY.

Come join a company, that is thinking towards the future.

Apprenticeship at Flender

Pupil internship

As a pupil, you have the chance to gain first professional experience for your future at our locations in Bocholt and Penig. For this, we offer voluntary internships during school holidays or a student internship. In Bocholt, we also offer you the possibility to take part in a career orientation program.

Pupil Internship

Get to know the following occupations during an internship with us:

Industrial mechanic (m/f/d)
Mechatronics engineer (m/f/d)
Technical product designer (m/f/d)
Cutting machine operator (m/f/d)
Specialist in warehouse logistics (m/f/d)

You can find information about the individual professions here: 
Get to know all professions at Flender

Or apply directly:

Flender Academy

Join an international company that thinks future. Start your career at Flender. At our company we ready you and other trainees or dual-track students in your occupational group for practical work. We put great value on equality of opportunity and welcome job applications from people with disabilities.

Become part of the Flender Academy!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find the answers to your questions here. If you still have questions after that, please feel free to contact us:
flender-academy@flender.com

In order to get an as comprehensive picture of you as possible, we ask you to upload a cover letter, your resume, as well as your most recent school certificate and, if available, internship certificates. 
No, there is no defined application deadline. 
Please only apply online via our application system. Applications submitted in any other way will be returned and unfortunately cannot be considered.
Creating an application in our application system takes just a few minutes, as you only need to upload your application documents and enter some data. If an online assessment is required for your apprenticeship, this will take 60-80 minutes. If you are subsequently invited to an interview, you can expect 60-90 minutes.
If you want to apply, visit All Jobs and click on your desired training.
Click on the button "apply" and a short application form will appear. You also have the possibility to specify a second and third wish. As soon as you have filled out the form, you will receive an e-mail with all further information and access data to complete your application.
During the next steps, you will be asked to upload a curriculum vitae in table form, a cover letter and any references or certificates you may have. In addition, depending on the training occupation you are applying for, an online assessment is scheduled.
Have you uploaded all the documents and taken part in the online assessment? Great, your application is now complete, and you'll receive an e-mail from us as a confirming receipt. Don't worry, you don't have to do all this in one day. Once you start your application, you have 14 days to finish it.
You don't know exactly which apprenticeship at Flender suits you? Then take our quiz here which will suggest an apprenticeship that suits you within a few questions.
Ja, für den gesamten Bewerbungsprozess hast du 14 Tage Zeit. Wenn für dein Ausbildungsberuf ein Online-Assessment vorgesehen ist, muss dieser ebenfalls in der Frist abgeschlossen werden. Unser Online-Assessment besteht aus mehreren Testmodulen. Zwischen den Modulen kannst du jederzeit unterbrechen. Wir empfehlen aber den Online-Test am Stück durchzuführen. Ein Schließen des Browsers innerhalb eines Testmoduls führt jedoch zu einem Abbruch, ohne die Möglichkeit sich erneut einzuloggen. Nachdem du ein Modul abgeschlossen hast, kannst du natürlich pausieren und dich anschließend mit deinen Zugangsdaten ohne Probleme erneut einloggen. 
Yes, we are even happy if you indicate a second choice. During the application process in the online portal, you have the option of specifying a second and third choice.

For certain apprenticeships and dual studies an online assessment is required. This applies to the following professions: 

- Industrial Business Management Assistant, 

- dual study program Bachelor of Arts Business Management + Industrial Business Management Assistant, 

dual study program Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering + Technical Product Designer, 

- dual study program Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering + Cutting Machine Operator and 

- dual study program Bachelor of Arts Business Informatics + IT Specialist System Integration/Bachelor of Arts Business Informatics + IT Specialist Application Development

If you have questions about the application process, you can always contact the Flender Academy by e-mail (flender-academy@flender.com).
For questions about an internship, feel free to e-mail praktikum-bocholt@flender.com (for Bocholt) and praktikum-flender-penig@flender.com (for Penig).
 
After sending your application via the online portal, you will receive a confirmation of receipt with a date when the selection process starts. Since several parties are involved in the selection process, a response may take a little longer.
You are welcome to do an internship at Flender to get to know us better. You can find more information online: Internship | Flender.
We have two training locations: Bocholt and Penig. If you apply for the Bocholt location, you may also be assigned to Voerde and Bocholt-Mussum. We have a bus transfer between Bocholt and Voerde which you can use free of charge.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL 

We believe diversity enriches our workplace. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring that our recruiting and candidate screening processes are unbiased and that there is no discrimination against any background, and we live this statement. 

News

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 

The application process for the start of apprenticeships and dual studies on 01.09.2023 has begun. Apply for Bocholt and Penig online via our career portal. 

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120 YEARS OF FLENDER: COMMITTED TO A VISION

The world is changing. A lot is still uncertain. Yet much is already known: in one hundred years' time man will still need energy, will still be travelling and will still be extracting raw materials. And even in the future all of that will still need the best drive technology. Our vision consists in working together closely with all our stakeholders, in jointly shaping a sustainable future and in achieving optimum value for our customers. In short, we are the Partner of Choice for a Sustainable Future.