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Industrial business management (m / f)

Main tasks

Industrial business management assistants work in companies of different industries and sizes. Your commercial field of activity covers all functions (departments) and processes of a company. They take care of sales from the inquiry to the order of the products or services. You are responsible for the following customer service, as well as generally for customer acquisition, customer retention and customer care.

The Purchasing department is responsible for selecting suppliers on the basis of quantity and quality. It determines the demand for products and services via external procurement, purchases materials and means of production. They also take care of the time of delivery.

The work preparation/scheduling department determines the delivery times and takes care of production plans for the manufacture of the product.

The dispatch department takes care of the logistical delivery of the goods to the customer. Whether by air, sea or roll freight.

In Financial Accounting, the exact checking and posting of invoices is part of the task. You process accounting business transactions, evaluate key figures and statistics to monitor success and control operational processes.

Finally, the Human Resources/Payroll Office is responsible for recruitment, personnel selection and personnel deployment. In addition, all personnel-related topics are dealt with there.


  • Affinity for mathematics, German and English
  • high concentration capacity
  • sociableness
  • good expressiveness in word and writing
  • Customer and service orientation
  • organizing ability

Summary of the apprenticeship occupation

Job Title Industrial business management
Duration of apprenticeship 3 years (2.5 years)
Working area Industrial, commercial, freight forwarding companies
School qualification At least high school (Fachhochschulreife)

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Please note

For the year 2019, we have already awarded the apprenticeships for industrial business management (m / f). From the 4th quarter of 2019 you can apply for an apprenticeship in 2020. Please do not hesitate to contact us.