Working at Walter Schneider

Shaping the future together

Our dedicated workforce is one decisive reason why high-quality, innovative cold forged parts from Walter Schneider are at work around the world and are appreciated by renowned companies across different industries. Our employees are fully committed and work with the utmost precision and reliability. If this applies to you, and if you'd like to become part of our team, we’d love to get to know you. The tasks you’ll be expected to perform at Walter Schneider are varied and exciting. You will also benefit from excellent development prospects and regular qualification and training opportunities. As a traditional family firm, we attach enormous importance to fostering a working atmosphere based on respect and trust.
Click onto our situations vacant to find out who we are currently recruiting. If there's nothing here which suits your profile, we’d love to receive a speculative application from you.

Please send your application (covering letter, CV, certificates, proofs of qualification) to Anja Schneider: encrypted---YmV3ZXJidW5nQHNjaG5laWRlci11bWZvcm1lbi5kZQ==
Ms. Schneider is also the person to contact if you have any questions about the situations vacant: Tel. +49 (72 32) 3 19 98-0.

Situations vacant

Any company can only ever be as good as its employees.
Which is why we need YOU!!


Production team member metal processing (m/f)

Your role:

  • Set-up & maintenance of machines & plants
  • Operation and maintenance of hydrocarbon, perchloroethylene and aqueous cleaning plants including cleaning agent checks in compliance with titration regulation.
  • Operation and maintenance of circular vibrators, pickling and phosphatizing plants
  • Operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant, filter change and minor repairs such as pumps, valves
  • Documentation of relevant data as stipulated.

Your profile:

  • Vocational experience in an area of metalworking such as galvanization, heat treatment or trovalizing
  • Technical expertise, training in the field of metalworking beneficial
  • Fork lift permit with driving experience and drivers licence class B

Personal requirements:

  • Good physical stamina
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Ability to work independently
  • Secure knowledge of German
  • Willingness to work shifts 

What you may expect:

  • A pleasant work atmosphere in a successful family firm with flat hierarchical structures
  • Fair, punctual remuneration
  • Work clothing provided after completing the trial period
  • Long-term, enjoyable cooperation
  • A responsible function
  • Extensive familiarization period
  • Social benefits
  • Company pension scheme


Training at Walter Schneider

A career launch with prospects

To maintain our high level of quality and innovation, at Walter Schneider we pay special attention to fostering the next generation. Here, motivated youngsters can take that important first step into a successful career in one of the technical professions. And there are promising opportunities for many further steps to follow, as we offer excellent prospects of further employment.
Our next-generation recruits may look forward to receiving a sound, practically-oriented training in a modern family firm, welcoming colleagues, a range of interesting tasks and a friendly work environment. Anyone interested in gaining a more detailed idea of what it's like to train here is welcome to chat to our current intake of apprentices on the day of their interview or during an open day in our training workshop.

The start of the training year is always September, but we need to receive your application during the previous autumn, shortly after the summer vacation. Please send your full application dossier to Anja Schneider: encrypted---YS5zY2huZWlkZXJAc2NobmVpZGVyLXVtZm9ybWVuLmRl.
We look forward to getting to know you.

Traineeship as a metalworking machine and plant operator

2 trainee placements from September every year.

Training period: 2 years
Vocational school: Berufsschule Bretten


  • School leaving certificate or several years of vocational experience in metalworking
  • Understanding of mathematics
  • Interest in technology
  • Manual skills
  • Diligent and precise approach to work
  • Team skills
  • Good physical stamina


Traineeship as a tool mechanic for punching and forming technology

2 trainee placements from September every year.

Training period: 3 1/2 years
Vocational school: Heinrich Wieland Schule in Pforzheim


  • School leaving certificate
  • Good perceptive faculties
  • Understanding of mathematics
  • Interest in technology
  • Manual skills
  • Good spatial awareness
  • Diligent and precise approach to work
  • Good physical stamina