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There are many good reasons why becoming a Master of Colors is worth your while. Your first step: an apprenticeship at Farbenwerke Wunsiedel GmbH.

Are you looking for an exciting apprenticeship? Maybe you’re not quite sure what you want to do when you’re older? Is job satisfaction as important to you as working together with friends? You want to go far together with a leading international specialist on your doorstep? Then we have the right thing for you:

Some initial insights into your future job.

Would you like to meet us first? No problem. With a vacation job or a taster internship you get a taste for your apprenticeship at the Masters of Colors. Talk to us!

A cool team

You work with your colleagues next door. Colorfully thrown in together, but all experienced team players in a familiar environment. You’re on friendly terms faster than you think.

Plan for your future

An apprenticeship is also teamwork. Together, we talk about your school performance, the things that you like the best, how you can get better and where we see you in the company in the future.

A cafeteria with its own chef

No need for a lunch box: we have own restaurant which focuses on healthy, green cuisine. As well as team barbecues during your lunch break on top.

All in it together

On one of our e-bike excursions, for example, where you get to know your team even better. And if you don’t have one yet, we will support you generously so that you can buy one.

A great starting wage

Your first wage is better than what you’ll find at many other employers in the region. Why? Because you’re very valuable to us.

Good prospects

So far, 100 percent of our apprentices have graduated successfully and been given a job in our company, with the majority still with us.

Assumption of costs

We cover the majority of your costs for the apprenticeship materials and external training contents, so you can get going without any hassle.

Pension plan

After your apprenticeship, we offer you a pension plan and a flexitime account as standard. We also offer you a health and fitness concept which helps keeps you in trim into your old age.

The development of new products is very varied, because the range of applications by our customers is very big.“

Julia HelgerthChemical Laboratory Technician - Development of Pigment Mixtures

Tips and answers on the subject of apprenticeships.

How to send in the right application

  1. A brief covering letter, saying who you are and why you would like to work for us. Very important: Don’t forget your address, phone number and email so that we can contact you.
  2. A full resume.
  3. A professional photo on your application, by a photographer, for example. Small tip: A smile comes across better.
  4. All the relevant documents, such as certificates and other qualifications, etc. are collated as one copy or in “a single“ pdf file.
  5. Finally, put everything together in an application pack in an orderly way and send it to our HR department by post. Or send us an email with all your documents in a pdf file. Important: No Microsoft Word documents, no individual attachments.
  6. Fingers crossed! It always helps.

This is your vocational college

Your future apprenticeship will determine your vocational college:

Industrial Clerk (m/f/d): Marktredwitz-Wunsiedel Vocational College
Chemical Laboratory Technician (m/f/d): Selb Vocational College

The length of your apprenticeship

For Industrial Clerks (m/f/d): 3 years
For Chemical Laboratory Technicians (m/f/d): 3.5 years


Stefan Schmeisl

In my current position as Commercial Director, I am responsible for the financial accounting, cost accounting, controlling, insurance, IT, organization, location services and the entire area of personnel. I have been a proud member of the Farbenwerke and MASTER TEC family ever since I my dual studies at Farbenwerke and the Cooperative State University Lörrach in 1991.

You can apply here now.

Either by email or by post. We look forward to meeting you!

Farbenwerke Wunsiedel GmbH
Landgrafweg 5
95632 Wunsiedel