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Your start as a trainee at Tchibo

Do you want to get involved and really take off as part of the team?

Apply for one of our trainee programs. Over the course of 15 to 24 months, you'll learn everything you need to be expert in your chosen field. By the way: Your contract is open-ended and you will also receive an attractive salary.

Our traineeships - which one suits you best?

Indirect Purchasing

Trainee Indirect Purchasing (m/f/d)

Would you like to become an expert in purchasing and negotiation? Welcome to Tchibo! You will get to know our purchasing departments for IT, logistics, construction, marketing and financial services, for example. If you are keen to take responsibility in exciting purchasing projects, we are looking for you.

Application period: as of now
Initiation: 2nd quarter 2023

Supply Chain & Logistics

Trainee Supply Chain Management & Logistics (m/f/d)

Our trainee programmes really keep the ball rolling! Help safeguard the flow of goods: in logistics, in project management and at key points in our innovative multi-channel and cross-channel distribution system.

Application period: as of now
Initiation: 2nd quarter 2023

Manufacturing Coffee

Trainee for Manufacturing Coffee (m/f/d)

We are constantly developing our training programmes to offer you the best prospects. One of these is our new manufacturing coffee traineeship. In this you will experience making coffee up close. If you are interested in production and planning processes and would like to optimize processes sustainably and efficiently, then you have come to the right place. In the fast-paced routines of production, you can prove yourself by short-term problem solving, as well by participating in our strategic further development. In so doing you will gain an exclusive overview of coffee production and its interfaces.

Application period: as of now
Initiation: 2nd quarter 2023

Planning & Allocation

Trainee for Planning & Allocation (m/f/d)

During your traineeship, you will get to know all the important areas of planning, controlling and merchandise distribution for our non-food and coffee business. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your system affinity, communication skills and interest in operational management topics, for example in the areas of coffee campaign management, category planning and allocation.

Application period: 2nd quarter of 2023
Initiation: 3rd quarter 2023


Trainee for Controlling (m/f/d) 

Are numbers your thing? As a trainee in various areas of controlling and in corporate development, you'll learn to interpret the statistics and think in terms of practical improvements.

Application period: 2nd quarter of 2023
Initiation: 3rd quarter 2023

Marketing Coffee

Trainee for Marketing Coffee (m/f/d)

Tchibo is a strong coffee brand. As a trainee in the coffee marketing department, you will work within your team to help ensure that our coffee creations never cease to surprise.

Application period: 3rd quarter of 2023
Initiation: 4th quarter 2023


Trainee IT (m/f/d)

As an IT trainee, you will support cross-functional teams with HR, sales, finance, logistics, purchasing and product management, for which you will be responsible for developing and implementing digital projects. Get involved and accept the challenges.

Application period: 2024
Initiation: 2024

Product / Purchase / Non Food

Trainee for Product Management / Purchasing for Non-Food (m/f/d)

Place your ideas on the shelf! Whether your focus is on product management or purchasing, you will be involved in the entire process from brainstorming ideas for a product to its final presentation in our stores.

Application period: 2024
Initiation: 2024

International Business

Trainee for International Business (m/f/d)

Would you like to work on exciting projects to make Tchibo more international? Support us with your entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm in the International Business team. During your training you will get to know marketing, sales and retail operations and accompany their current expansion efforts into new markets abroad.

Application period: 2024
Initiation: 2024


Trainee eCommerce (m/f/d)

From category management and CRM to business development: become an eCommerce professional in marketing and sales in the space of 18 to 24 months. Gain international experience while still a trainee and find out how diverse Tchibo is during your assignment abroad.

Application period: 2024
Initiation: 2024

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Your benefits

When our employees feel comfortable we create the right basis for making a difference, together. That's why we offer many benefits at Tchibo, which depend on your position and location, so find out now what benefits would apply to you.


Employee discount

You'll receive an employee discount for all Tchibo products and monthly some Tchibo coffee of your choice to enjoy at home.



There is something to cater for every taste: With a restaurant, bistro and cafeteria you are well catered for. Our leisure centre also offers a fitness area, swimming pool and various sports courses.



At our Tchibo leisure center at our headquarter, you can keep fit with our fitness center, swimming pool and various sports courses.


Flexible working hours

You benefit from flexible working hours. With the option of a home office and our family service offers you can perfectly blend your professional and private life.

Learn about Tchibo from the stories of our trainees

Have you found a traineeship that sounds just right for you? You may wonder what working at Tchibo is actually like. No problem: Our trainees will tell you all about it and take you on journeys that illustrate the variety of their daily lives at Tchibo.

Getting off to a flying start at Tchibo: Carolin provides insights

Hiking gear, bedding, freshly ground coffee beans: Tchibo offers a lot. In this episode, you'll find out what Tchibo as an employer has to offer you. Carolin talks about her day-to-day work as a buyer, ranging from communicating with suppliers to drawing up contracts and marketing strategies. You'll also find out what benefits you can enjoy at Tchibo, how to get started and some fun facts about Tchibo. Carolin also reveals two insider tips: What you can earn as a trainee and what you earn as an intern.

My traineeship at Tchibo: an interview with Annika

Formerly an IT trainee, Annika describes the various tasks she was set as well as her stations and highlights during the programme. The interview also includes some insights into the Tchibo application process and corporate culture. If you wonder whether you are suitable for a traineeship, what we call "Tchibo fit" then be sure to listen in! After her training, Annika was taken on as IT Project Manager Logistics Applications and has since gained a firm foothold in the company.

Do you seek a trainee programme that is tailored to suit you?

How about a stint abroad in Hong Kong or your own project in the sustainability department? Laura provides insights into her traineeship at Tchibo and describes how her passion for field hockey was a perfect preparation for the diverse corporate environment.

Carolin Weber
"I love the variety that my job offers me"

“As a trainee, I am able to gain experience in many departments at Tchibo and can get to know the various processes and management styles first-hand. It helps me to understand the complex interrelationships and build up a network within the company. This means I'll be ready for a responsible job at Tchibo later on - and that's exactly what I want!"

Carolin Weber,
Trainee for Non-Food with focus on purchase

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First-hand information

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