Detlev Louis

Apprenticeship as merchant (m/f/d) in wholesale and foreign trade management

  • Hamburg
  • Vocational training
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Training at Louis doesn't just mean lots of variety in a wide range of company departments and plenty of opportunities for advancement in the future. Above all, it means working independently. With your own responsibility. And, of course, as part of a team. Because Louis sees its trainees of today as the employees of tomorrow and the potential department managers of the day after tomorrow.
  • Training starts in August 2025
  • You will complete your practical training at our company headquarters in Hamburg Allermöhe.
  • The duration of the apprenticeship is 3 years, with the possibility to shorten your apprenticeship if you do well

You ensure that the product range at Louis is always up to date. To do this, you not only take care of goods orders, you are also involved in the development of new products: Market observation, sample procurement, quality assurance, pricing - the tasks go far beyond the purely commercial. And because you do all this in close cooperation with our overseas suppliers, you should speak good English.

Your tasks

  • You will work in many different departments such as purchasing, internal sales, accounting and import.
  • In the process, you will learn everything about article disposition, business processing, market analysis and gain insights into product development and pricing
  • You communicate constantly with customers or suppliers and service companies at home and abroad

Your profile

  • You have an above-average willingness to learn and perform
  • You have an understanding of numbers and enjoy selling and doing business
  • Good communication skills and high reliability
  • You have a good Realschulabschluss/MSA or Abitur (high school diploma)

We offer

  • A training position in a dynamic company characterized by growth in a modern and appreciative working environment with appropriate equipment
  • Interesting and varied challenges with a high degree of personal responsibility within the framework of collegial cooperation at all levels right from the start
  • Friendly teams with short decision-making processes
  • Professional and personal development opportunities, including fixed, weekly learning time on the Masterplan digital learning platform
  • Monthly trainee meetings and the opportunity to work on projects
  • Flexitime as part of flexible working hours within a 37 hour/week schedule
  • Compensation for overtime with minute-by-minute billing, 30 days of vacation, as well as vacation and Christmas bonuses.
  • A high chance of being hired in many of our departments
  • A canteen with discounted meals, employee discount and numerous benefits with partner companies
  • Parking spaces, good public transport connections and subsidized Germany ticket
  • Manon Klintworth
  • Employees
  • +49 40 734 193 333