Graduates & Professionals

Your way to PALFINGER

Working at PALFINGER is rewarding but also challenging. Employees are offered great education and development opportunities which makes PALFINGER an excellent “Employer of Choice”.


The PALFINGER Trainee Program is offered to students who have recently graduated from college and/or university. PALFINGER’s Trainee Program is for highly talented, motivated and ambitious students with the drive to become successful members of our team. The trainee will work in different departments and at different locations within our North American operations, where they will experience a diversified training program. Besides receiving practical training, the program also includes workshops and theoretical training, and the trainee will have the opportunity to spend part of their program abroad at one of PALFINGER’s global locations.

The trainee program lasts for 18 months and is the perfect start for a successful career at PALFINGER.

Working at PALFINGER


The road from product creation to market success is a long one, which is why we need the right employees in every area of our company, especially those who are willing and excited to join us on this exhilarating journey. We are always on the look-out for good employees, who bring new perspectives and a “breathe fresh air” to our company, no matter what your age. Offering international opportunities to our employees also makes PALFINGER to an appealing employer. Opportunities are also available to gain experience at the many PALFINGER locations worldwide.

Mario, International Assignment

"I like working for Palfinger because it is a challenging job with a lot of different opportunities. Palfinger as the technical leader in industry is always at the latest state of the art in engineering, which makes for a very creative and motivating working environment.

Also, Palfinger provides a huge range of training programs that give me the possibility to develop myself continuously, and that is what makes the difference."

Mario, International Assignment