Learn the art of papermaking with a company and workforce that really cares about sustainability.

Apprenticeships with Sappi in Europe offer school graduates diverse experiences to develop your skills while making a positive impact for people, the planet and our shared prosperity. Find out if there are apprenticeship opportunities for you at our mills below.

Alfeld Mill (Germany), Ehingen Mill (Germany), Stockstadt Mill (Germany)

Gratkorn Mill (Austria), Lanaken Mill (Belgium), Kirkniemi Mill (Finland)

Work in a dynamic team and learn

  • How papermaking works 
  • Management of complex machines 
  • How continuous improvement works in a technical environment 
  • How to carry out maintenance work on machines 

What's waiting for you

Each Mill has its own benefits for apprentices, but typically you can expect:

  • Above-average apprenticeship pay 
  • 13th month salary, holiday pay and extensive social benefits 
  • 30-days holiday per calendar year 
  • Monthly fuel voucher worth €50 
  • Individual and personal support from experienced trainers 
  • Versatile, varied activities in different areas 
  • Secure job in a successful global company 
  • Opportunity for a permanent employment contract after completion of training 
  • Diverse opportunities for advancement at one of our locations in Europe, North America and South Africa 
  • Regular joint activities (trainee trip, Sappi football tournament and leisure activities) 
  • Canteen 
  • Company doctor and company health management 
  • Further training opportunities