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Apprenticeship Program at Heinz Hänggi




Q: What is the duration of the Apprenticeship Program? 
A: Between 3 and 4 years.

Q:
Can you provide an overview of Heinz Hänggi’s Apprenticeship Program?
A: A Heinz Hänggi apprentice trains as a Production Mechanic, Polymechanic, or Commercial Employee and simultaneously attends vocational college one-two days per week. 

  • The Production Mechanic apprenticeship lasts 3 years, and specializes in basic technical knowledge (milling, drilling, grinding), stamping, fine-blanking, or tooling-maintenance.  
  • The Polymechanic apprenticeship lasts 4 years, and specializes in basic technical knowledge (milling, drilling, grinding), tool-making, tooling maintenance, or complex manufacturing processes.  
  • The Commercial Employee apprenticeship lasts 3 years, and focuses on administrative tasks in departments such as Procurement, Customer Services, Supply Chain, Finance, and HR.


Q:
When do you normally recruit people to join the Apprenticeship Program? 
A: We kick-off our recruiting activities one year before the apprenticeship starts.  For example, the recruitment for our 2019 Apprenticeship Program will begin in August 2018.

Q:
Which schools does Heinz Hänggi usually recruit from?
A: Schulhaus Büelen in Bettlach; SEK I Zentrum in Grenchen; Schulhaus Mitte und Schulhaus Dorf in Lengnau; and Zweckverband Schulkreis BeLoSe in Bellach, Lommiswil, and Selzach.

Q: How many apprentices does Heinz Hänggi typically hire each year?
A: We typically hire 3 technical apprentices (Polymechanic and Production Mechanic) each year and 1 Commercial Employee every 3 years.

Q:
Who can I contact for more information? 
A: To learn more about available apprenticeships at Heinz Hänggi, please contact Nicole Müller at nmueller@hanggi.com.