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Trainee program mining

Welcome to your mine engineering career

You finished your studies, want to get some practical experience, and can hardly wait to start working with experienced colleagues? Then the K+S mine engineering trainee program is exactly what you are looking for.

We offer trainee programs for mining engineers specializing in mining, mineral resources engineering and waste management.

The changing tasks kept things exciting. The combination of theory and practice is also great - seeing a project come to life.
René, former mining trainee

Welcome to your mine engineering career

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At K+S, you will have the opportunity to put your mining knowledge into practice from the very beginning. After a short, but intense, start-off phase in the mining division of K+S Aktiengesellschaft at our headquarters in Kassel, you will get straight down to work at one of the K+S Group’s mining sites in Germany. You will be quickly entrusted with important tasks, such as supervisory activities in one of the mining fields below ground.

Benefits & implementation

Getting to know several mine sites in the business segments gives you an insight into the many different tasks of mining engineers at K+S. The personalized plan ensures that you will be able to develop your skills within the first two years. After completing the trainee program, you will begin your work at a K+S Group site, e.g. as a mining operations assistant and support the plant and mine management in the planning and control of mines, draw up operating plans and assume responsibility in individual and special projects.

Your trainee program could, for example, look as follows:


During the course of your trainee program, we will systematically introduce you to your future job. According to the specific business need, your interests and personal attitude, we will offer numerous areas of deployment:

  • Field office supporting the plant and production management with the business planning or investment and operating costs planning.
  • Project-based work for developing and implementing new machinery and processes.
  • Operational control and optimization.
  • Supervisory responsibilities over parts of the mine operations.

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