Crew & Culture

Meet the people, who are the driving force behind our goal to become Europe’s most modern naval company: Our employees and teams not only create our longterm success as a company but – with their shared values and team spirit – lay the foundation for an environment where new talent can thrive through high-quality education and training.

Building ships in the morning, doing sports in the evening. #ChallengeAccepted

145 apprentices and 50 dual students are currently completing their training at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in Kiel, the biggest employer at the Baltic Sea with around 3,200 employees. The shipyard offers many interesting apprenticeships in commercial and technical/industrial occupations, dual study programs and school internships.

Shipbuilding – not just a man’s job at thyssenkrupp

First safe, then good, then fast: That’s the simple motto Paulina was taught right at the start of her apprenticeship.

Aha moments in Kiel

Tabea has decided to study for a dual degree at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in order for lectures to become regular aha experiences. Here she not only has the opportunity to combine theory and practice, but can also enjoy the Kiel sea air on a daily basis.

All fired up for dream job

Bitten by the firefighting bug – like his father and three brothers – Siegfried joined the voluntary fire service at his home in Kropp, eighty kilometers from Kiel, in 2001.

Cem Selvi and his team make trainees fit for the shipyard

Shortage of skilled workers is still a current problem - especially in the technical and engineering areas. thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is trying to counteract this with a wide range of training and study programs. We talked to Cem Selvi, Head of Vocational Training at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, about training opportunities for young people at the Kiel, Hamburg and Emden locations.

Playing in the Champions League – but in Kiel

Whether on land, in the water or in the air: Knowing you have a good team behind you is everything, as senior mechanical engineer Erdal also knows from his days on the pitch.

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