Your opportunity at DRÄXLMAIER

The DRÄXLMAIER Group provides more than 100 premium automobile models with innovative products. These include electrical systems, which assure the energy and data supply in the auto, and high-voltage batteries for electrical vehicles. Our interior experts also have products for the automobile interior, such as cockpits, center consoles and door panels.  

During the 18-month trainee program with the DRÄXLMAIER Group you will get to know all the departments in your area thoroughly. After that, a challenging job with excellent prospects will be waiting for you. As soon as possible we will provide all information about the next trainee program here.

Three trainees talk about their experiences.

Thomas Oswald

[Translate to Englisch:] Thomas Oswald

Wiring harness development

Since his childhood, Thomas Oswald showed an interest in motor vehicles. As a trainee in electrical system development at DRÄXLMAIER, he can show his passion for it every day...  read more

Lars-Erik Pudwel

[Translate to Englisch:] Lars-Erik Pudwel

Developer for battery systems

The use of renewable energy has occupied Lars-Erik Pudwel since the beginning of his studies in mechanical engineering. As a trainee in the electronics area, he can make a contribution to the further development of alternative drives,... read more

Bernardo del Rio

[Translate to Englisch:] Bernardo del Rio

Electronics developer

During his study abroad in Munich, Bernardo del Rio from Mexico felt so at home that he came back to Bavaria after completing his electrical engineering studies – and got his dream job as a trainee at DRÄXLMAIER ... read more

What you should bring for your education as a trainee at DRÄXLMAIER:

Your profil:

What you should bring for your education as a trainee at DRÄXLMAIER:

  • Completed bachelor’s or master’s degree at the beginning of the program, with some initial practical experience
  • Maximum of three years’ professional experience after the highest level of education
  • Very good German and English skills; other foreign language skills are also welcome
  • Intercultural skills, ideally from previous foreign experience 
  • Readiness to accept foreign assignments

Information about how to apply for our next trainee program will be available on this page.

The DRÄXLMAIER trainee program – your 18-month trip looks like this:

Part of the action from the very first day

This is our promise to you: From the very beginning, we will give you exciting projects of your own, in which you can show that you are open for new things, want to accept responsibility and work well in international teams. 

Your benefits

Global networking

We provide the perfect preparation for your target position. Through regular networking meetings and firmly integrated international assignments, we support your career network development.

Fixed target position

Right from the start, you know the steps of your journey at DRÄXLMAIER. This creates planning security – for you and for us. 

International assignment

You get to know the international DRÄXLMAIER family, which will strengthen your global network and intercultural competences. 

One-on-one mentoring

Throughout the whole trainee program, your mentor will provide you with advice and assistance. 

Production process

During a one-week stay at one of our production plants, you will see first-hand how our products are made. 

Training modules

Our trainings prepare you for your future at DRÄXLMAIER.

Welcome to Vilsbiburg

Vilsbiburg - modern, central and family friendly. The city in the heart of Bavaria with around 11,000 inhabitants offers not only peace and undeveloped nature, but also the immediate proximity to the city of Landshut and the metropolis Munich with the best connection to Munich Airport. The recreational areas of the Alps and the Bavarian Forest ensure a high quality of life. Find out more here, what Vilsbiburg makes liveable and adorable.

Questions? Answers!

  • In which areas will the trainee program be offered?

    The program is offered in every business segment, depending on demand. We do not have any trainee vacancies at the moment. 

  • When does the next trainee program start?

    Currently all vacancies are filled. As soon as a new trainee program is offered, you will find it here.

  • What are the integral components of the trainee program at DRÄXLMAIER?

    The integral components of our trainee program are:

    • An individual flowchart, which includes three or four project phases in the different departments of a division
    • A project at one of our international DRÄXLMAIER site
    • Accompanying training modules aligned with your individual development
    • A one-week assignment at one of our production plants during the first months of the program
    • Frequent network meetings
    • Continuous mentor support 
  • What is the payment policy for trainees at the DRÄXLMAIER Group?

    There is no difference between direct entrants and trainees.

  • Which degree is needed to become a trainee at DRÄXMAIER?

    Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and entry-level work experience, or a master's degree or a university degree (diploma). 



  • What other entry opportunities does the DRÄXLMAIER Group offer?

    Besides the trainee program, DRÄXLMAIER offers other attractive national and international entry opportunities. If you are a direct entry, you will quickly assume responsibility after a structured orientation process and become an important part of our team from the very beginning. With our trainee program, you will first become well-acquainted with all of the departments in your area. You will then have the opportunity to assume an important interface function with outstanding prospects. Click here for the latest openings. If the position you want is not among our current vacant positions, you can still send us your application. We look forward to hearing from you. 


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