Job & career

Our employees are at the basis of our success – right from the start of training.

Growth and success

The constant growth and the ongoing success of PAPSTAR results mainly from the technical competence and the high commitment of its staff. Especially in the light of the rapid internationalisation in Europe, highly motivated and skilled employees are essential for securing and expanding the edge over all competitors.

Training at PAPSTAR

For over 20 years, PAPSTAR has offered apprenticeships in many professional commercial and trade fields and supports this training through targeted internal support measures.
Alone in the past five years, 31 trainees have begun their career lives at the company headquarters in Kall.

Team spirit - One of the strengths at PAPSTAR

The PAPSTAR cooperation is characterised by team spirit and an open exchange of information.
Therefore, the basic requirements for all employees include teamwork, customer-oriented thinking and action, motivation and, of course, expertise.
The open corporate culture gives you the freedom to act independently.

Welcome to the team!

Currently approximately 1,750 employees work for PAPSTAR throughout Europe - and the number is rising.
If you are interested in helping shape the future growth of the company, then you simply contact the respective contact person. To get detailed information about training courses, job vacancies and the contact people in the company headquarters in Kall, please visit the following pages.
For application to one of the PAPSTAR foreign branches, please contact them directly.

Apprenticeships 

Apprentices at PAPSTAR have good prospects for the future!

The apprenticeship to become industrial clerk is the basis for a qualified employment position in one of our branches

Industry clerk

The nationally recognised apprenticeship to become an industrial clerk leads to versatile fields of responsibility and offers good prospects for the future as a result of this versatility. The area of responsibility of industrial clerks covers almost all operational areas of our company. Accordingly as a trainee at PAPSTAR, you learn:

  • Control of business processes within the company,
  • Create enquiries in the materials management and compare offers
  • Communicate with customers, suppliers, branches and service partners
  • Monitor and organise the inspection of goods and storage
  • Development of marketing strategies for the introduction of new products in cooperation with Marketing, Purchasing and Sales
  • Control and monitoring of services of the PAPSTAR Service GmbH
  • How the financial and business accounting of the company are organised
  • Manage, monitor and control sales and shipping of our products
  • Develop and create order accompanying documents

The successful training to become an industrial clerk is the basis for a qualified employment position in one of our international offices. After appropriate professional practice, numerous qualification and specialisation possibilities exist for you as industrial clerk within the framework of the apprenticeship training and your personal career planning.

Minimum educational qualifications: Commercial college or A-levels [university qualification].

Start of training: August 2017

Your contact partner: Diana Sesterheim

The management assistant for office management trains in the dual apprenticeship system

The nationally recognised apprenticeship to become a management assistant for office management leads to versatile fields of responsibility and offers good prospects for the future as a result of this versatility.

As management assistant for office management, you take over commercial-administrative tasks in the areas of sales, purchasing, accounting, personnel management, invoice processing and PAPSTAR service at our location in Kall.

You take care of correspondence, area involved in the processing of orders and serve customers and field staff in writing or on the phone.

You also deal with organisational office work and take over secretarial and assistant tasks, such as activities at the office centre, arrange appointments, coordinate and prepare meetings, coordinate communication between the various departments.

The dual apprenticeship usually lasts 3 years. During training, you will work in many different departments to get an accurate insight into corporate structures and processes.

The successful training to become a management assistant for office management is the basis for a qualified employment position in our head office.

Minimum educational qualifications: Mittlere Reife [High School GCSE-equivalent]

Start of training: August 2017

Your contact partner: Diana Sesterheim

System integrators provide perfect connections and manage the complex IT

IT Specialists for system integration

Job description

IT specialists know and understand the specific requirements of internal or external customers with regard to complex hardware and software systems.

On the basis of their technical, managerial and organisational skills, they are able to analyse IT problems, to plan solutions and realise them. They introduce new or modified IT systems and are available to customers and users for professional consulting, support and training.

Speciality for system integration

IT specialists implement specific requirements in complex hardware and software systems.

They analyse, plan and implement information and telecommunications technical systems. IT specialists introduce new or modified systems of information and telecommunications technology. They are available to customers and users for the professional consulting, support and training.

Typical applications of the IT specialist for system integration are, e.g. data centres, networks, client-server systems, fixed-line networks or wireless networks.

Professional qualification

The professional skills of the IT specialist with a speciality in system integration include:

  • Designing and implementing complex systems of information and telecommunications technology through the integration of hardware and software components
  • Installing and configuring of networked information and telecommunication systems
  • Commission systems of information and telecommunications technology
  • Use project planning, implementation and control methods
  • Eliminate faults through the use of experts and diagnostic systems
  • Administer information and telecommunication-technical systems
  • Present system solutions
  • Consulting and training of users

Minimum educational qualifications: Commercial college or A-levels [university qualification].

Start of training: August 2018

Your contact partner: Marcus Rodermond

Application developers design a wide range of solutions for day-to-day operations

IT Specialist for application development

Job description

IT specialists know and understand the specific requirements of internal or external customers with regard to complex hardware and software systems.

On the basis of their technical, managerial and organisational skills, they are able to analyse IT problems, to plan solutions and realise them. They introduce new or modified IT systems and are available to customers and users for professional consulting, support and training.

Speciality in application development

IT specialists with a speciality in application development realise software solution applications thorough individual applications tailored to customers or by adapting existing standard software. Their area of responsibility in application development includes the entire range of current IT technologies to multimedia applications, expert systems, technical, mathematical scientific or commercial applications.

Professional qualification

  • Analysis and design, programming creation and documentation, interface concepts, test procedures
  • Training
  • IT systems, databases
  • Customisation, user interfaces, software-based presentation, technical marketing
  • Project planning, project implementation, project monitoring and quality assurance in the field of application
  • Commercial systems
  • Technical Systems
  • Expert systems
  • Mathematical and scientific systems
  • Multimedia systems

Minimum educational qualifications: Commercial college or A-levels [university qualification].

Start of training: August 2018

Your contact partner: Ralf Schneider

Specialists in warehouse logistics are organisational talents

Warehouse logistics clerk

Warehouse logistics clerks take over the storage and delivery of storage and forwarding goods of all kinds. They carry out these tasks with the help of computerised warehouse management systems and special floor conveyance techniques, such as fork-lift trucks, etc. They are also responsible for the inventory, which is checked at regular intervals by them. The learning of subject-specific knowledge on storage and transportation techniques is part of their area of responsibility as well as such as in-depth knowledge regarding raw material extraction and processing to the finished product.

The warehouse logistics clerk also takes over the independent organisation of stock circulation of the products: from incoming goods, temporary storage, picking and provision for further shipment to the consignee. To do this, he uses the most modern means of communication to manage the storage systems, partly to create all necessary financial documents. He is responsible for the storage-related goods and information flow regarding all warehouse processes.

The training duration is 3 years.

Minimum educational qualifications: Mittlere Reife [High School GCSE-equivalent]

Start of training: August 2017

Your contact partner: Hubert Pütz

Warehouse specialists are responsible for the flow of goods from incoming to outgoing goods

Warehouse specialist

Warehouse specialists carry out all the work arising with respect to the goods movements of a wide variety of goods in the warehouse operation. With incoming goods, they inspect the products to be stored for quality and quantity on the basis of accompanying documents. They arrange for the further transport of the acquired stock either in several storage zones of warehouse operation or for the return shipping due to rejected quality defects.

After an incoming inspection, the warehouse specialist takes over the recording of the stored goods using lists or by separate entry of incoming goods in the computerised stock management systems.

The warehouse specialist takes over the independent picking, packaging and provision of the inventory goods for handover to the contracting carriers and freight forwarders through the control of suitable conveyance technologies and forklift trucks.

He thus takes over the continuously repetitive processes with regard to acceptance of the goods, product-friendly storage and outgoing goods.

Warehouse specialist is a recognised vocational occupation. The training period is 2 years.

Minimum educational qualifications: Hauptschule [secondary modern school] type A

Start of training: August 2017

Your contact partner: Hubert Pütz

Professional drivers ensure timely and reliable delivery of all goods

Professional driver

The Logistics Division has always been a mainstay of the PAPSTAR sales concept. A separate, modern truck fleet ensures the timely delivery of the goods within a very short time.

Since August 2002, apprentices have been trained to become a professional driver in the state-recognised job description at PAPSTAR. The training duration is 3 years.

The professional driver is responsible for the transport of the goods to the customers at home and abroad as well as from our suppliers back to the central warehouse in Kall. Here, the freight forwarder has the most modern vehicles and logistics systems available.

During training drives, the trainee learns how to deal with customers and colleagues. The technical training on the vehicles is in the foreground.

The focus is on the following parts of the vocational profile:

  • Inspection, servicing and maintenance of vehicles
  • Safety and health protection at work
  • Environmental protection
  • Preparation and execution of the transport
  • Road safety, driving vehicles on public roads
  • Operational planning and logistics
  • Customer-oriented conduct
  • Legislation in the road transport

Minimum educational qualifications: Hauptschule [secondary modern school] type A

Start of training: August 2017

Your contact partner: Sascha Noack