Jobs & Career

There are many different people in our company. Everyone works together to continuously improve our products and processes and to ensure our customers’ participation. In this process, innovation and inspiration go hand in hand.

Our common goal: We want to do great work and support each other. Because at ERNST, learning from each other means learning from the best.

“If someone asks us: “Is
that even possible?” we say,
“We don’t make it possible, we make it better.”

– Florian Schmidt, Managing Director

Current job offers:

To reinforce our dynamic team, we are looking for an

Your tasks:

Machining of single parts and small series up to 20 pieces

Your profile:

  • Excellent knowledge in reading technical drawings
  • Independent programming and clamping of the parts
  • Heidenhain control knowledge
  • Work independently

What to expect:

You can expect a varied working environment with the best opportunities for your personal development. You are welcome to explore our “additional services” here.

Become a part of a larger entity and apply via email, stating your salary requirements and possible starting date.

Your tasks:

  • Independent installation according to drawing
  • Perform functional and quality testing
  • Support during commissioning of the machines
  • Mechanical installation of pneumatic and hydraulic components

Your profile:

  • Excellent knowledge in reading technical drawings
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Confident appearance and basic English skills

What to expect:

You can expect a varied working environment with the best opportunities for your personal development. You are welcome to explore our “additional services” here.

Become a part of a larger entity and apply via email, stating your salary requirements and possible starting date.

For students of technical disciplines, we continuously award interesting internships, student research projects and theses with a focus on development and design as well as production planning and optimization.

Your tasks:

  • Independent development of a coordinated topic

Your profile:

  • Ongoing technical studies (mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, or comparable field)
  • Good technical knowledge of 2D/3D modeling programs, ideally SolidWorks
  • Good technical understanding
  • Confident handling of MS Office
  • Independent, structured, and team-oriented way of working

What to expect:

Together, we will determine a specific topic that matches your skills and strengths as well as our requirements. You can expect a challenging and exciting field of activity with personal responsibility for your selected project.

You will be involved in the daily business and thus prepared step by step for your career entry. Become a part of a larger entity and apply by email, stating your major field of study and your possible starting date.

Current training offers:

Precision, an understanding of technology, enthusiasm for tools and machines – if this describes you, this training is right for you.

As a cutting machine operator, you manufacture precision components for our crash and test systems, for example. You will work together with an experienced team in our modern machine park and learn the profession of a cutting machine operator from the ground up.

You set up machines, coordinate the entire workflow and check the work result against specified dimensional tolerances.

This training is an exciting mix of high-tech and craftsmanship.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity = Innovation

To be successful as a company in the long term, a consistent culture of innovation is necessary. Diversity among employees and a culture of equality are among the key factors for innovation and progress.

Only through different experiences, perspectives and skills can we find new ways of doing business and thereby meet the rapid changes in society and the economy.

At ERNST, we promote diversity in every form.

We greatly value a trusting, open and inclusive work environment and treat each other with respect. All our employees are allowed and expected to contribute and can be themselves.

“When teams full of diversity and talent work together, something great is created. At ERNST, we do not ask for directions, we walk the path together.”

– Florian Mayer, Managing Director

Additional services

In a job, it’s not just the actual activity that matters, but also the environment. That is why we offer our employees a whole range of inspiring benefits that accompany them on their journey with us, help them advance individually or simply make them feel good.

ERNST Additional Services - Pension plan

Company pension plan:

We support your individual pension provision with our employer-financed pension plan above and beyond what is required by law.

ERNST Additional Services - Jobrad (bike to work)


We are a partner of Jobrad.
We lease the bicycle as an employer and our employees can ride it whenever they want: To work, in everyday life, on vacation or during sports.

ERNST Additional Services - Company events

Company events:

Our company can only be successful with a healthy corporate culture. Whether joint company outings, summer parties or Christmas celebrations: At ERNST, we like to get together outside of working hours as well.

ERNST Additional Services - Bonuses


On “round” birthdays, company anniversaries or on a very special occasion, e.g., the birth of a child, we rejoice with our employees and are happy to show our appreciation in the form of a bonus.

ERNST Additional Services - Flexible work

Flexible working hours:

At ERNST, we want you to balance your job with your family and private life.

We support your individual life planning with appropriate working time models and part-time jobs.

Depending on the job, at ERNST you may also enjoy the freedom to work in a home office. We will determine together whether this happens occasionally or regularly. Of course, we will provide everything you need for mobile working, such as a notebook, for example.

ERNST Additional Services - Further education

Further education:

Standing still means going backwards. That is why we support our employees in their individual career planning and promote customized further education measures.

ERNST Additional Services - Health management


In cooperation with a renowned medical practice from Heidelberg, we have our employees undergo regular health checks. Our employees can also get vaccinations free of charge.

ERNST Additional Services - Induction plan

Individual induction plan:

When you start working for ERNST, the main thing is to “arrive.”

For this purpose, we will provide you with a mentor who will support you with advice and assistance and who will always have an open ear for your questions.

During the first weeks and months, an individual induction plan will be drawn up for you, which will serve as your guideline.

ERNST Additional Services - Sports & team spirit

Sports & team spirit:

Together, we participate in regional sporting events, thereby promoting team cohesion.