Intern (m/f/d) Sales

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Pforzheim, BW, DE, 75175

Company: Heraeus

Intern (m/f/d) Sales
Location Pforzheim
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from Heraeus provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a leading international family-owned technology group, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Precious Metals

With more than 350 years of experience in precious metals processing, Heraeus Precious Metals is the world's leading provider of innovative products and services, such as precious metals trading and recycling. Our products are used in a wide range of industries, for example to reduce climate killers such as nitrous oxide and methane and in the form of pharmaceutical ingredients for the treatment of cancer.

Our innovative strength is driven by our 2,500 employees in more than 15 countries, who work passionately with our partners to develop pioneering and sustainable solutions.

We are aware of our responsibility towards people and the environment and have set ourselves ambitious CO₂ targets. Sustainability is at the heart of all our business activities.


The following challanges await you: 

  • In your role, you will be actively involved in the daily business of the Sales department.
  • You will be working in the areas of precious metals trading, digitalization (online platform) and sales and will support, for example, the preparation of customer presentations and the acquisition and onboarding of new foreign customers.
  • You will get to know the complete value creation process from order acceptance, production and delivery and will also work on Operational & Commercial Excellence projects in the respective areas.
  • Furthermore, you will contribute your part to customer analyses regarding profitability and support the controlling.


Your profile: 

  • Highly motivated, self-motivated and ambitious young student who is studying economics at university.
  • Very good analytical, written and communication skills as well as fluent German and English skills
  • Ability to work in a team is very important to us, as within the Heraeus Group, we are a very flexible, friendly & pragmatic unit, working closely with colleagues in Hanau (near Frankfurt) and Mendrisio (Ital. Switzerland).
  • Preferably relevant work experience through an apprenticeship or internship as well as at least 1-2 semesters of study.


Your Benefits: 

  • Exciting tasks implement them with a high level of personal responsibility in an ambitious environment with very good opportunities for further development
  • Shaping sustainability - be part of the implementation of our vision to become CO₂-neutral by 2025
  • Inclusive corporate culture - we firmly believe that diversity makes our organization more successful. We promote this, among other things with specific targets, part-time/job-sharing management positions, and training courses.
  • Attractive compensation - in addition to a good pay package, you can expect extensive social benefits from a responsible family-owned company
  • And much more - mobile working, at least 30 days of vacation, travel allowance for public transport, bicycle leasing, ..."