ALTANA

Entrants - Start your career with ALTANA.

We invite you to shape your future together with us.

Your Recipe for Success:
You have already taken the initial steps in your career (e.g. university degree or apprenticeship) and now you are looking for a basis for your professional future? You are interested in chemistry and what we make of it? You think you can convince us with your technical skills and strong personality? You are able to work in a team and ready to take on responsibilities? Then join the ALTANA team!

Your Spectrum of Advantages:
In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. ALTANA offers you a lot of advantages. They include pleasant-sized operations where employees get to know each other personally and exchange ideas, extensive interdepartmental initial training, short information and decision-making paths, comprehensive further education and training offers, flexible working hours with flextime, and impressive compensation with good employee benefits and pension plans.

Application:
Please see our latest job postings to learn more about entry positions or apply initiatively.

Do you have a hard time choosing one specific entry-level position? Would you prefer to get to know a number of different functions (e.g. Innovation or Supply Chain Management), locations, and companies at ALTANA? Then maybe our trainee program is right for you. We design our trainee programs individually according to your qualifications and needs.

As a focused specialty chemicals company, ALTANA offers its customers highly specialized technological solutions in niche markets. Due to this business model, innovation is an important element of the company’s corporate strategy, ensuring that ALTANA will keep growing in the long term and remain the technology and market leader. In order to meet these requirements the organizational units Corporate Innovation and Corporate Human Resources have jointly established the Cross-Divisional Development Program Innovation (CDDPI). The program is designed to run for two years during which the participants complete strategic projects in each of our four divisions. In addition, they have a background cross-divisional project. 

A trainee program at ALTANA gives you the chance to prepare for further tasks within the company and allows you to get to know various functions and possibly different divisions. In addition, our trainee programs teach broad knowledge and provide the opportunity to establish a wide network within the company.

Send us an unsolicited application to get started as a trainee at ALTANA!

You would like to have a first-hand account on the daily routine of a trainee? These personal experiences offer insights.

If you take the direct path, you learn early on, after an intensive training phase, to take on responsibility. For us, entrepreneurial thinking and acting means making decisions, creating, carrying responsibilities, and refining. To allow our employees to take on this kind of responsibility, we offer jobs with a variety of duties and enough room for personal development.

In order to reach our sales and profit growth goals, we take advantage of the globalization and further develop our foreign operations in particular. Thanks to 50 companies operating around the globe as well as more than 50 locations for research and application technology, we are able to offer a wide range of development opportunities. A variety of training and continuing education options and a remuneration structure geared towards performance and success open up the best prospects for you. No matter which field you choose, with ALTANA you choose the future!

Please see our latest job postings in our job market to learn more about potential internships or apply speculatively.

You would like to have a first-hand account on the daily routine of an entrant? These personal experiences offer insights.

ALTANA is a focused specialty chemicals company offering its customers highly specialized technological solutions in niche markets. Due to this business model, innovation is an important element of the company’s corporate strategy, ensuring that ALTANA will keep growing in the long term and remain the technology and market leader.

As a research-intensive company, our employees are our greatest success. They work with great commitment, creativity and professionalism on sustainable solutions and products. Each of our areas of operations helps the ALTANA Group occupying a leading position in its target markets with respect to quality, product solution expertise, innovation and service.

Among others, we offer positions in these areas of operations:

We are ALTANA

Different personalities
Working together
Cross-cutting projects

The following personal experiences of our employees will give you insight into the different career areas at ALTANA. Employees from a wide variety of areas and cities use this venue to describe their professional experience, the apprenticeship phases at ALTANA, their professional goals, day-to-day tasks, their life alongside their career, and they have even provided some interview advice.