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Vocational training at ECKART


Paint laboratory worker (m/f/d) - vocational training programme

Successfully to the goal!

You have fun with scientific topics and have passed the secondary school level ("Mittlere Reife")? Then an apprenticeship as a paint laboratory worker (m/f/d) is just the right thing for you! We will train you in 3.5 years.

The structure of tasks


Your area of responsibility includes, among other things, the investigation and development of metal effect coatings. To do this, you plan tests, carry them out and document the results with the help of the computer. Another area of responsibility is the optimization of coatings for different substrates such as metal, wood or plastics.

Your job also includes quality testing of paints. Customer advice in the area of application technology is also an important task. During your training, you will get to know six different training areas.

Educational content


Your tasks and learning contents include

  • getting to know different paint systems
  • knowledge of the composition of pastes and lacquer preparations
  • production of lacquer preparations
  • carrying out coating processes
  • quality control of coatings and their components
  • production of powder coatings
  • carrying out physical and chemical measuring methods
  • new development of coatings
  • reconstruction of color shades

Training benefits at a glance:

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation, in which the promotion of individual ideas and skills and an open, trusting working relationship are important. An apprenticeship at ECKART GmbH offers you many advantages. In detail:

  • individual support from day one and throughout your training
  • one-week introductory programme
  • flexible working
  • 30 days' leave, holiday and Christmas bonus
  • a comprehensive further training programme (e.g. language courses during working hours)
  • an above-average remuneration with good welfare benefits
  • various benefits for trainees (e.g. canteen meals, travel expenses)
  • excellent health care with a wide range of courses
  • participation in trainee events
  • free use of the company bus
  • employment in the internal Junior Company
  • and much more

Details and legal issues:




Vocational training

Julia Tannenberger

Tel. +49 9152 77-7533

Equal opportunities


ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries pursue a policy of equal opportunities. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

Start your vocational training at ECKART and ALTANA.

With us you can help shape the world of tomorrow.

Start: September 1st 2024

Apply now