Where are you best?

We are looking for people who like working in a team but are also self-starters. People with specific qualifications and individual skills. Above all, however, we are looking for people who will fit in with us. Like the employees on this page. Would you like to be part of winkler too? Then it's probably best to get an idea of who we are.

Learn more about your career opportunities at winkler


Find information about our wide variety of jobs here. Which department interests you? Which site is suitable for you? And what level are you aiming to start on? Once you have found the right job, apply directly using our online form. We look forward to hearing from you!

Find current opportunities in the winkler Group here

Working at winkler

Training at winkler

Almost 1,700 people work at winkler, continuing our company history of over 100 years. Training at winkler also has a very long tradition: our aim has always been to train our up-and-coming specialists ourselves, so basic and in-service training have always played a very significant part for.

Who are we looking for?

At winkler, we are generally looking for employees who are capable of implementing and living our brand promise "If it's from winkler, it'll be right".
People with a positive attitude to life. People who are open, communicative and reliable and prepared to continue writing winkler's company history, already over 100 years old. If that sounds like you, you sound like us.


We are particularly interested in two kinds of qualification: engineers with sales in their blood (from automotive/commercial vehicle or agricultural engineering backgrounds, for example) or sales staff with good technical knowledge – both these suit winkler very well.

The ideal, of course, is a background in the commercial vehicle spare parts business. But we will also give committed and communicative people switching industries a chance – for example, if they come from sectors like buses, hydraulics, tank/dry bulk truck, electronics/diagnostics, compressed air and the like.

Warehousing and logistics

Ideally you are a trained warehousing/logistics specialist. But we also like employees who trained as automotive mechanics or in retail. Above all, if they have knowledge of the goods management/logistics sphere or are simply interested in it.

The basic prerequisite for all employees in warehousing and logistics is: we are looking for colleagues who like to get actively involved and are tough.

Technical Centre

In our Technical Centre, we are aiming for expensive parts with a long value-creation chain, because that is more ecological and energy-saving than fitting new parts.

For this, we are looking above all for true specialists in commercial vehicle repair, hydraulic cylinder repair and welding. As our Technical Centre facilitates a great many solutions outside common standards, such as special repairs or welding work, for example, we especially welcome employees who look beyond the ends of their noses, enjoy a puzzle and are not afraid of complicated technical challenges.

Tips for applications

Speculative application

We would be pleased if you took the initiative and sent us your application, even if it is not connected to a current vacancy. The best thing to use for this is our online application form. For a summary of the areas in which we are looking for employees, look at the section "Who are we looking for?"


Our tip: but do check our current vacancies first! 

Your contact for any queries associated with job applications:

Christian Winkler GmbH & Co. KG
personnel department
Leitzstraße 47
70469 Stuttgart
T: +49 711 85999-510

How to submit your application

Are you interested in one of our vacancies or a trainee position? If your qualifications and background meet the requirements outlined, we look forward to receiving your application.


Please submit the following:

  • covering letter
  • curriculum vitae (cv) with a recent photograph
  • training and academic certificates (applicants for a trainee position should send their last three school reports)
  • references/evidence of work experience
  • salary requirement

      Please use the online application form for your application. The total size of any attachments you send in Word or PDF format should not exceed 10 MB.

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      Career and training. winkler as an employer

      winkler is always on the move and therefore always on the lookout for competent and committed staff. Applicants should bring both professional and human qualities. This is because at winkler, we set great store by close collaboration and relaxed dealings with one another. Furthermore, this commercial vehicle specialist encourages and demands independent thinking and behaviour. An outstanding starting point for staff to develop further both professionally and personally. This applies to young people in particular, currently being trained at 27 locations to be professionals with good career prospects.