Flex Trainee Program

Become a „Flex“- Trainee at Leybold - Get started in the dynamic world of vacuum technique!

Seize the opportunity to gain diverse experience and to develop a broad network!

The program itself is flexible. Within a period of 24 months, you will be able to work in various departments at our location in Cologne / Dresden as well as other locations worldwide. You have the opportunity to shape your professional development with us according to your own competencies and ideas - no matter whether you are interested in a general program or would like to prepare for a special position. You decide whether you are interested in a cross-departmental and cross-topic assignment or a focused assignment within a specific field.


  • Research & Development
  • IT
  • Product Management/ Marketing
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • And many more!


  • A practice-oriented entry into professional life
  • Systematic training and further education with a great deal of freedom of decision and regularly feedback by tutors and mentors
  • Plenty of creative scope and the opportunity to contribute your own ideas
  • Opportunity for further development with international job prospects through the Atlas Copco Internal Job Market
  • Attractive salary and additional benefits
  • Canteen and medical service


  • Successful study degree in one of the following courses: Business Informatics, Physics, Mathematics, Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar
  • First practical experience in an industrial setting desirable
  • Enjoy working on projects and initial experience
  • Hands-on mentality and entrepreneurship
  • Commitment, drive and passion
  • Pleasure in dealing with people and international cooperation
  • Communication- and implementation strength
  • Good self-management skills
  • Open mindset and curiosity
  • Agility and enjoyment of working in a dynamic workplace
  • Very good written and spoken English skills

Seize the opportunity as a "Flex Trainee” to gain challenging experience and build a broad network! We are looking forward to your application.