Working at winkler
winkler is a modern company which has always remained a family business at heart. This is why we think it is very important to work together, to enjoy straightforward mutual co-operation – and for our employees to take responsibility for their thoughts and actions. This has been the basis of our success for over 100 years. And a good starting point for you to continue your personal and professional development. At one of over 35 locations in 7 countries. After all, as one of the leading commercial vehicle parts dealers in Europe, winkler offers plenty of prospects.
Training at winkler
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.
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
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! Please add a separate covering letter to your application documents for a speculative application. We look forward to receiving your application.
Christian Winkler GmbH & Co. KG
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 make use of our online application form for your application or submit your application by e-mail or post. If applying by e-mail, the mail together with all attachments in Word or pdf format should not exceed 4 MB. We look forward to hearing from you!
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