April 29, 2019

JIG Station Sales Unit Romania

During the summer 2018 I had the opportunity to do an assignment abroad in Romania. Being born in Romania in 1989 but immigrating to Germany one year later, this assignment was also the first working experience in my ´home country`.
April 10, 2019

The UK experience – time went by too fast

Immediately after my first assignment, I got the chance to start my first assignment abroad to gain a broader knowledge in this topic. I received a project description, grabbed my slicker and took the next flight to London. For the next three months, Milton Keynes was considered my new home, a city 45 minutes north of London.
February 19, 2019

The Start of Something New

At the beginning of the Jungheinrich International Graduate Program, each new “JIG” starts their Jungheinrich career with two and a half weeks of introduction – the kick-off event.
January 6, 2019

Jungheinrich 4.0 – The Next Level of Digitalization

Cloud Computing, agile teams and challenging digitalization projects combined with the strength of a growing company environment – Welcome to the working life of a member of the Jungheinrich International Graduate (JIG) program with focus on information technology!
September 24, 2018

Networking is easy, especially if organised in a playful way.

A new class of JIGs just started their program in spring 2018. For the older JIG classes it was a great pleasure to welcome them at a networking event in the Jungheinrich headquarters in Hamburg. A couple of days ahead of the world cup in Russia only one activity fitted for a proper onboarding ...
February 9, 2018

Getting Ecuador & Peru on board – or: injecting the yellow blood

For the international placement in the program, I wanted to challenge and put myself outside of my comfort zone. For this reason, I grasped the unique opportunity to support the recently integrated sales unit in Santiago, Chile.
January 8, 2018

The Chile Assignment – an incredible and trembling experience

For the international placement in the program, I wanted to challenge and put myself outside of my comfort zone. For this reason, I grasped the unique opportunity to support the recently integrated sales unit in Santiago, Chile.
December 4, 2017

Meet our Graduates: Federico Digirolamo

With Jungheinrich I found a really well structured program with the aim to guarantee your growth...
November 1, 2017

ICOTEX – Startup Feeling in Houston

The last assignment of my JIG program led me to Houston, Texas. Jungheinrich is setting up a new factory for industrial components there as a part of a joint venture with MCFA (Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklifts America).
October 18, 2017

MOPO-Run – „1 Goal – 5 Persons – 25 Kilometers“

On the 08/30/2017 the two-days event „MOPO-Run” organized by the Hamburg company Morgenpost took place. The MOPO-Run is an exceptional, annual event where multiple companies from Hamburg compete against each other in a tough race (2.052 Teams and 10.260 runners).
September 21, 2017

Lessons Learned from a 2-years Learning Journey

For me, it all started in May 2015. I decided to embark on the JIG journey, not exactly knowing where it would take me. One of the main reasons for becoming a JIG was the growing and ever changing path of Jungheinrich.
September 8, 2017

An assignment abroad – amongst our neighbors

On my very first day at Jungheinrich, I was asked whether I would be interested in executing a procurement project within the controlling ...
August 30, 2017

JIG Class I 2017: Our Start at Jungheinrich

How do you start a Trainee Program with 14 new JIGs from five different countries or three different continents?
July 20, 2017

First day of the Blog

As a tradition at Jungheinrich, every graduate group gets an interdisciplinary team project ...
June 1, 2017

“Strengthen your strengths”

I grew up in a village close to Bielefeld in the western part of Germany. After my apprenticeship in banking, I decided to enter the University of Applied Sciences...
May 2, 2017

Meet our Graduates: Jun Ye

I joined Jungheinrich back in 2013 and since then it has been a fantastic journey for me...
March 3, 2017

Why a JIG, Jay Patel?

Jay Patel: The Jungheinrich International Graduate Program allowed me to gain a truly global experience in a wide variety of business areas.
January 14, 2017

Why a JIG, Martin Kopystecki?

Martin Kopystecki: The program is customized to your profile and needs. This will strongly influence your landing position after graduation which will be a perfect fit for your skills.
December 28, 2016

The 24h Challenge

During our second week of training in the headquarters, our trainers Bryan and Cameron decided to put our learnings into action by becoming entrepreneurs for a day...
December 2, 2016

Climbing Event

The JIG training program not only equip us with skills in a classroom-based environment but also allows us to develop life skills in an external environment too...
November 23, 2016

Sailing Trip on the Ijsselmeer

As more and more JIGs joined the program, an unofficial trip was organized by the trainees to bring together the different JIG classes...
November 1, 2016

Why a JIG, Eike Schubert?

Eike Schubert: Jungheinrich came and offered me its 2-year JIG Program that represented a perfect opportunity to deepen my knowledge in this field, in an international environment.
October 22, 2016

Vive la France – My French JIG experience in Vélizy

My first JIG assignment abroad started in January 2017 in the French head office in Vélizy-Villacoublay, which lies around 1h 15min out of Paris...
October 16, 2016

Why a JIG, Hannes Kötter?

Hannes Kötter: I saw the chance to see the big picture of the company and to learn a lot while completing the international graduate Program.