Apprenticeship in wholesale and foreign trade – specialising in foreign trade (m/f/d)

DVA Group


Apprenticeship at DVA

We offer you the perfect entry into a successful future. Making it easier for young people to immerse themselves in the world of work right after school is one of our specialities. We turn this formative experience into an experience that sets the course for your successful future. DVA has its headquarters in Hamburg. A large number of activities worldwide are controlled from here. The development, production and distribution of chemical and biological products for agriculture, health care, the food industry and plastics processing are in the focus. Our customers benefit from our international network and worldwide subsidiaries: More than 300 employees take care of their concerns. Through marketing, logistics and technical support, we help our customers achieve their goals.


As a wholesale and export trade merchant (specialising in foreign trade), you purchase goods from a wide variety of industries from manufacturers or suppliers and resell them to trade, crafts and industry. Here you have contact with international suppliers and customers. You process and schedule sales orders, communicate with our global subsidiaries and prepare quotations and price calculations. In addition, you will ensure efficient warehousing and a smooth flow of goods, i.e. the logistics chain will be monitored, incoming goods and inventories checked, goods reordered and goods delivery planned.In the course of the training, we enable our trainees to work in our various departments, giving them a comprehensive insight into the business areas of a globally active company. Accordingly, our trainees acquire sound and versatile knowledge of the chosen profession.

What we expect:

  • Fluent German and English, other foreign languages advantageous (e.g. Spanish, Russian).
  • Good basic mathematical understanding.
  • Fun at the trade and good social manners.
  • Initiative, motivation and ability to work in a team.
  • Complete application documents: cover letter, diploma, curriculum vitae in tabular form.

What we offer:

  • Varied and comprehensive training in 2-2.5 years with good employment opportunities starting at the 31.08.2020.
  • Motivated team with flat hierarchies and short decision paths.
  • Individual programmes for professional development.
  • Individual advice and support.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Attractive special services such as sports and health programmes.

Could we arouse your interest? Do you tackle challenges independently and reliably? Are you interested in the international connections between business and trade? Contact us!

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