Apprenticeship as packaging technologist

Kartonagenwerk Leipzig Land GmbH – a company for everyone who wants to become a packaging technologist

Quality needs qualification. Therefore we prefer to fill job vacancies with employees, who served their apprenticeship in our company.

A qualified apprenticeship is a great foundation for a successful and joyful career. Commitment, initiative and team spirit are essential qualities for our apprentices. We follow the principle of promoting and demanding: our apprentices are supported by experienced instructors.
Their duties range from helping with packaging development including production processes to the handling with our production systems. Furthermore, we teach a range of skills for working with our computerized process control system as well as the production of samples using CAD system and plotter. A major component is to ensure best quality by means of varied  testing methods regarding the packaging material.  The apprenticeship is based on the combination of classroom and on-the-job training, which takes place at a vocational school in Altenburg (Pierer Schule).

We offer a comprehensive apprenticeship regarding our company’s day-to-day operations, a pleasant working atmosphere in our family business, classroom trainings on a high livel.
Come to start your career with us.

Expected duration

  • 3 years
  • The training is finished with an exam at the IHK


  • Ability to think in technical contexts
  • technical skills, thoroughness, perseverance, ability to work independently
  • ability to reason, reliability, flexibility
  • Qualifying lower secondary general education certificate, general certificate of secondary education

Career opportunities

Packaging technologists, who have gained at least 3 years of working experience have the opportunity to  finish an advanced training as industrial specialist.