High school students and graduates
High school students and graduates

Your successful start in professional life with Balluff

What will happen after school? It's not a simple question. If you are interested in technology and commercial relationships, Balluff is the place for you.

We represent a variety of commercial and technical professions. We offer student internships, various skilled occupations, and dual courses of study together with renowned universities. Don't leave your future to chance. Start now and learn with us the exciting world of automation technology.

First impressions

  • Student internship

    Which job suits you and your interests?

    To find that out you can complete a one-week internship with us and learn about various professions. Students in grades 8 and 9 from the Hauptschule, Realschule and Gemeinschaftsschule as well as Gymnasium students in the 10th grade can learn about the world of work in a leading medium-size company. You will learn quickly whether this professional life is for you. Either way, the variety of experiences gained during this week can make it much easier for you when it comes to making a future choice for a career.
    If you would like to learn about what we do, then we look forward to receiving your application through the online portal. There you will find available time slots for an internship in the current job listings. Are you interested in a technical, commercial or IT internship? Let us know in your application. Also include an outline of your curriculum vitae and your current credentials.

  • Girls’Day

    Experience technology

    We are highly invested in encouraging young women to choose a technical profession. At our Girls’Day, girls from the 5th to 10th grades can become familiar with and try out various technical job profiles.
    Reserve a place and attend Balluff Girls'Day. More details about Girls'Day can be found on the official web page, where you can also apply. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Introductory Training for Young People (EQJ)

    So you have your high school diploma. What now?

     

    Take advantage of the time between school and entering a career to gain some initial work experiences. As preparation for further training, you can do a long-term internship with us from six to twelve months.
    We look forward to receiving your application through the online portal. Additional information about introductory training can be found on the website of IHK Stuttgart.

  • Plant Holiday

    Take a look behind the scenes

    Just what does a mechatronics engineer in training do? Or an industrial clerk? If these are some things you'd like to know, take part in the "Plant Holiday" program of the county of Esslingen.
    Secondary students and those seeking internships can take a look at our company and become familiar with our training offerings. During a half-day you can go to the various stations of various professions and handle typical tasks either independently or with our trainees and work-study students.

    You will also have a tour of the company to get some insight into what we do. Would you like to participate in this program of the county of Esslingen and get to know Balluff? Then we look forward to spending an exciting morning with you.

  • Summer Job

    Looking for something to do in the summer?

    Take advantage of your vacation time to earn a little pocket money while getting to know what it's like to work in an exciting industry. In two scheduled sections of three weeks each, you can support our production or logistics areas as a summer worker while gaining some practical experience and perspective for your later career life.
    If you are at least 15 years old, we would be happy to receive your application on our online portal. Simply select the desired job offering and send in your application.

Training

  • Electronics Technician for Equipment and Systems m/f/x

    The specialist of tomorrow

    In your training as an electronics technician for equipment and systems you will learn to develop components and devices. You are involved with their commissioning and maintenance which makes you the sought-after specialist of tomorrow. After training, you will be intimately familiar with information and communication technological devices, system components, sensors, actuators, microsystems, measurement and testing technology.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good skills in English, mathematics and physics
    • You are interested in technical subjects
    • You have a strong understanding of logic and enjoy solving complex tasks
    • You enjoy taking on self-directed tasks and are a team player
    • You have good manual skills and excellent color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After successfully completing an online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After 3-1/2 years you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • You will learn the practical side with us in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the Friedrich-Ebert-Schule in Esslingen-Zell
    • You will complete your first training year at the GARP Bildungszentrum of the IHK Stuttgart e.V. in Ostfildern-Ruit/Plochingen
  • IT Specialist for Application Development m/w/x

    Become a software expert

    As an IT specialist in application development in training you will learn various programming languages and become expert at database systems. You will also gain expertise in software and have a thorough understanding of operating systems. You will create, test, and document software projects and implement them together with a motivated team.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good skills in English, mathematics and physics
    • You have a strong interest in software and technology
    • You have a strong comprehension of logic and enjoy solving complex tasks
    • In addition to being a quick study, you demonstrate team spirit and a talent for communication

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After a successfully completed online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After three years you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the IT-Schule Stuttgart
  • IT Specialist for Systems Integration m/w/x

    Specialist for IT infrastructures

    As an IT specialist for systems integration in training, you qualify as a specialist in the planning and configuration of IT structures such as client/server systems, telecommunications systems, Internet connections, printers and modems. After your training you will be ready to provide technical advice to internal and external users, assist and train them. In addition you create, test, document and maintain software applications.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good skills in English, mathematics and physics
    • You have a strong interest in software and technology
    • You have a well-developed logical way of understanding things and exercise creativity in solving complex problems
    • In addition to being a quick study, you demonstrate team spirit and a talent for communication

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After a successfully completed online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After three years you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the IT-Schule Stuttgart
  • Industrial Administrator m/w/x

    A versatile specialist – You can do both

    As an industrial administrator in training you will develop into both an all-rounder and a specialist because you are called upon wherever industrial companies need commercial know-how: For example in materials management, production management, marketing and human resources. At the end of your training you will specialize in one of these areas and then concentrate on customer-oriented clerical processing.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good skills in German, mathematics and foreign languages
    • You are a numbers person and are interested in business activities
    • You enjoy management work and have a process- and project-oriented way of working
    • You are a team player

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After a successfully completed online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After 2-1/2 years you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us: At Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the John-F.-Kennedy-Schule in Esslingen-Zell
  • E-Commerce Merchant m/f/x

    Expert in digital business processes

    As an E-commerce merchant, you deal with digital business processes. You acquire knowledge both in the department for E-commerce as well as cross-departmentally in other business areas. This gives you additional, valuable insights into marketing, sales, finance and accounting. Team players whose thinking is process-and project-oriented are in demand in these diverse areas.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good skills in German, mathematics and foreign languages
    • You like to work with numbers and are interested in digital business processes, online trends and information technology
    • You enjoy office and management work and have a process- and project-oriented way of thinking
    • You are a team player

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After successfully completing an online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After three years, you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us: At Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the John-F.-Kennedy-Schule in Esslingen-Zell
  • Industrial Engineer m/w/x

    Experts in industrial production equipment

    As an industrial engineer you control and monitor production machinery, fabricate production equipment, machines and fixtures, and maintain them. Your education includes separation and forming technology, manual and automatic tool machining and CNC milling machines.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma with good grades and come with good knowledge of mathematics, technology and physics
    • You have a head for figures and enjoy working with data
    • You have notable manual skills and spatial perception

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After a successfully completed online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After 3-1/2 years you will take your final exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the Friedrich-Ebert-Schule in Esslingen-Zell
    • You will complete your first training year at the GARP Bildungszentrum of the IHK Stuttgart e.V. in Ruit/Plochingen
  • Mechatronics Engineer m/f/x

    Combines expertise in mechatronics and electronics

    During training as a mechatronics engineer you learn how to handle tasks and responsibilities in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and control and information technology. You become versatile in these technical areas. You assemble electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components into systems, start systems up, maintain and program them.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a high school diploma and come with good knowledge of English, mathematics and technology
    • You have great interest in technology and mechanical relationships
    • You have advanced manual skills and good color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your training
    • After a successfully completed online test we will invite you here to get to know you personally
    • Your training begins at the end of August of the following year
    • After 3-1/2 years you will take your final exam

    Your education stations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the Friedrich-Ebert-Schule in Esslingen
    • You will complete your first training year at the GARP Bildungszentrum of the IHK Stuttgart e.V. in Ruit/Plochingen

Course of study

  • MechatronicsPlus (B. Eng.)

    For practicians: Use the combination of technical training and engineering studies

    In the dual curriculum MechatronicsPlus (B.Eng.) you work with the interaction among mechanical, electronic and information technology elements. You acquire thorough knowledge of mechatronic systems which in their action combine sensors, actuators and information. In MechatronicsPlus you link your company training with us to the curriculum at the University of Esslingen.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in mathematics and physics
    • You have great interest in all things technical
    • You have advanced skill in analysis, are a quick study and are eager to learn
    • You would also like to gather international experience and would welcome a two- to three-week stay in Hungary
    • You have excellent color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • You will get to know our production facility in Hungary during a three-week stay
    • After 2-1/2 years you receive your skilled worker's certificate as mechatronics engineer
    • After another 2-1/2 years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • Theory is learned during your training at the Gewerbliche Schule Göppingen; your formal studies are completed at the Göppingen campus of the University of Esslingen
    • You will acquire experience abroad at our Balluff Elektronika Kft production facility in Hungary
  • Mechatronics (B. Eng.)

    For generalists: The full scope of mechanical and electrical engineering and information technology

    Mechatronics is the link between classic mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology. In the dual course for mechatronics (B. Eng.) you learn the integration and development of both mechanical and electrical elements. You also study the programming of sub-components. Practical phases and study qualify you for a later position in development and design, customer consultation or in marketing.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in mathematics and physics
    • You respond to complex situations with skilled analysis and have the capability to derive approaches to solutions
    • You foster a multi-faceted technical interest
    • You would also like to gather international experience and would welcome a three-week stay in Hungary
    • You have excellent color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • You will get to know our production facility in Hungary during a three-week stay
    • After three years you complete your dual course of study with the Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
    • You will acquire experience abroad at our Balluff Elektronika Kft production facility in Hungary
  • Electrical Engineering (B. Eng.)

    For those with a talent for analysis: A field that is constantly expanding

    In the dual course of studies in electrical engineering (B.Eng.) you will acquire knowledge in electrical engineering and natural sciences and learn about their application in circuit technology and computer science. You will supplement this know-how with content from information technology and build on that in a specific technical concentration. After your dual course of study you will be able to prove yourself in the fields of development and design, marketing or customer service.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in mathematics and physics
    • You have great interest in natural science and electrical engineering
    • You have a go-getting attitude, a pronounced talent for analysis, and are a quick study
    • You are a communicator and find people easily approachable
    • You would also like to gather international experience and would welcome a three-week stay in Hungary
    • You have excellent color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • During a three-week stay you will get to know our production facility in Hungary
    • After three years you will take your Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us: At Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
    • You will acquire experience abroad at our production facility, Balluff Elektronika Kft in Hungary
  • Mechanical Engineering (B. Eng.)

    For doers: Active work with materials and machines

    In the dual course of studies with mechanical engineering you learn the theory and practice of natural sciences and technology. You are educated in development, production, design and project planning so that you can directly apply the mechanical knowledge you have acquired.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in mathematics and physics
    • You have great interest in natural science and technical matters
    • You have a pragmatic outlook and like to work with materials and machines
    • You are a quick learner
    • You are communicative, open and personable

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model theory, phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • After three years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Your education stations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
  • Information Technology (B. Sc.)

    For IT specialists: Learn all about data, networks and software

    An exciting and challenging field awaits you in the dual course of study of Information Technology (B.Sc.). In the practical phase you will complete multi-week project stints in our various technical departments, working closely with engineers, computer scientists and technicians. This will give you an opportunity to become highly familiar with your capabilities and areas of activity. At the end of your study you will be a specialist for databases, network technologies and software components.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in mathematics
    • You foster a multi-faceted technical interest
    • You have a notable talent for analysis, are a quick study and are able to come up with solutions
    • You have a go-getting nature, are open and sociable
    • You would also like to gain international experience and would welcome a three-week stay in Hungary

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • During a three-week stay you will get to know our production facility in Hungary
    • After three years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
    • You will acquire experience abroad at our Balluff Elektronika Kft production facility in Hungary
  • Information Systems / Data Science (B. Sc.)

    Information systems or IT? Why not both?!

    Digitalization is creating ever new challenges for companies. Would you like to be part of the solution? Then the dual curriculum Information Systems / Data Science (B.Sc.) is right for you. As an information systems engineer you embrace this process, develop IT concepts, design business processes and provide project support. In short: As soon as business administration meets information technology in the company, you are the one in demand. Your studies will provide ideal preparation for this.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with good grades in mathematics
    • You have great interest in information technology and have already acquired a good foundation
    • You have notable technical-analytical basic abilities and enjoy being involved with new processes
    • You have an advanced degree of social skills

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • After three years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
  • Industrial Engineering / Electrical Engineering (B. Eng.)

    Intermediary between engineering and business

    In the dual-track industrial engineering/electrical engineering (B. Eng.) you acquire fundamental engineering knowledge, particularly in electrical engineering, information technology, economics and business administration, and in foreign languages. After completing your studies you are able to recognize technical and economic interrelationships, analyze problems and find economically justified solutions. This training is ideal for a later corporate interface function where you can coordinate projects and lead contract negotiations.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with above-average grades in German and English, mathematics and physics
    • You have great interest in technical and business administration connections
    • You have a notable talent for analysis in complex situations and can come up with solution approaches; you are a go-getter and also open and sociable
    • You would like to gain international experience and would welcome a three-month stay in one of our foreign subsidiaries
    • You have excellent color vision

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • You will get to know one of our international subsidiaries during a three-month stay abroad, in the second year of study
    • After three years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Education locations

    • The practical side you learn with us at Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
    • In the second year of training you gather overseas experience during a three-month stay at one of our subsidiaries
  • BWL – Digital Business Management (B. A.)

    The digital business of tomorrow

    In the dual-track BWL - Digital Business Management (B.A.) program you learn not only the foundations of general business administration, economics and law. You also deal with information technology content and specialize in the areas of Industry 4.0 and Electronic Business/Information Management. As a shaper of the future in the company, you work to ensure the best possible networking of people, machines and products.

    What you bring with you

    • You have a higher education or subject-related entrance qualification with good grades in German, English and mathematics
    • You have a strong interest in business administration tasks and information technology
    • You are a go-getter and have a pronounced ability for interlinking thought processes
    • You enjoy interacting with people and express yourself well
    • You would like to gather international experience and would welcome a three-month stay in one of our foreign subsidiaries

    This is how you achieve your goals with us

    • We accept your application materials 14 to 16 months before beginning your studies
    • Your studies begin at the end of August of the following year
    • In the dual studies model, theory phases at the university alternate with practical education in the company every three months
    • In the second year of study you become familiar with one of our international subsidiaries
    • After three years you complete your studies with the Bachelor's exam

    Your education stations

    • The practical side you learn with us: At Balluff in Neuhausen auf den Fildern
    • The theory is acquired at the DHBW in Stuttgart
    • In the second year of training you gather overseas experience during a three-month stay at one of our subsidiaries

Why Balluff? Benefits at a glance

We are a modern company with an open and cooperative workforce and management. But don't just take our word for it. We have been repeatedly cited as a top employer and training organization. We are proud of our healthy working climate. It creates the ideal prerequisites for the best educational conditions and assures your learning success. We have a diverse offering of internship, training or study positions with exciting work and projects. We also offer you many additional benefits. We want you to grow technically and personally with us and feel at home in every respect. Check out our opportunities for yourself.

An industry with a future

Sound technical expertise

Intensive support

Financial independence

Flexible work hours

The extras

Gather international experience

Excellent working conditions

Very good hiring chances

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