Sales expert in wholesale and foreign trade management (m/f/d)

Are you interested in sales and giving customers advice? If you also have a high level of commitment and communication skills, then the training to become a sales expert in wholesale and foreign trade is exactly the right thing for you!

Your tasks

From day one of your apprenticeship, you will be integrated into the teams, move through all our departments and learn everything about our company and our products. During your training, you'll learn skills such as how to advise customers, identify spare parts, and process complaints and returns. Purchasing, checking invoices and stock-keeping are also part some of your stations.

At our corporate headquarters, you'll mostly be involved in product management. For example, besides program design, you'll learn how to select suppliers and talk with suppliers. You'll also learn how to use the right scheduling procedures. Your training at winkler also includes data maintenance as well as ensuring the availability of goods in our central warehouses.

Through special training courses and interacting with experienced team colleagues, you'll get the necessary knowledge about the technology and products and become a competent contact person for our customers and suppliers.

What you bring along

At least a good intermediate secondary school diploma (mittlerer Schulabschluss / Realschulabschluss)

What you need
Ability to communicate and work in a team, good comprehension skills, a talent to approach others with an open mind, an affinity for technology, and an interest in commercial vehicles and their spare parts


Stations of training

Sales, Customer Service, Planning and Purchasing as well as Product Management and Marketing, Warehousing and Logistics, Finance and Accounting, and Human Resources

After your studies

After your training, we offer you a variety of job opportunities. For example, as a salesperson in the office or store at one of our sales locations, or as a product manager, buyer or scheduler at our corporate headquarters.

Here's what our trainees have to say

"I enjoy working with people and have always been interested in an apprenticeship in business." I also think vehicles and vehicle technology are exciting. "At winkler, I can bring all this together."

Jana Maier, Wholesale and Foreign Trade Management Apprentice

Our benefits

This can vary at our locations in Austria and Switzerland

Work-life balance

Work-life balance

Thanks to our work hours, geared to match our employees and their families, our employees can organize their work hours flexibly according to their area of activity.

Work-life balance

Vacation and holiday bonus

Vacation and holiday bonus

winkler gives their employees a vacation and holiday bonus. This is paid in June and November.

Vacation and holiday bonus

Employee app

Employee app

The winklerApp is a platform where our employees can exchange information and find out news about what is happening in the company. Even before joining the company, employees are given access to the employee app.

Employee app

30 vacation days

Vacation days

Our employees can take their vacation anytime in coordination with their supervisor. The vacation allowance is higher than the minimum required by law.

Vacation days

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Further apprenticeships

Would you prefer to study instead?

At winkler, you can choose from a variety of career paths, because in addition to the various apprenticeships, you can also complete an integrated dual studies program with our company. Visit our overview page for trainees to get an idea of our study programs.

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