Career opportunities for school and university graduates?

The WALTER GROUP gives young professionals a chance.


We offer graduates from economic or linguistic schools, colleges and universities direct entry into our organisation. Professional experience and industry knowledge are not required.


As part of our "Train the Winner" training programme, you will receive intensive training on the upcoming job.


We develop your professional and social skills and we coach and guide you in your development. The WALTER GROUP grows continually and sustainably. Grow with us!

Career opportunities for professionals?

Professional experience or industry knowledge are generally not required for entry into our operations because we train new employees, both theoretically and practically, as part of our trainee programme.


However, sometimes situations arise, for example, in our IT, legal or sales department, in which we really appreciate the relevant experience and knowledge, and we can offer young professionals attractive career opportunities.


Take a look at the advertised positions in our "vacancies".

Does LKW WALTER train apprentices?

The typical apprenticeships as freight manager or office clerk cannot be learnt in our company. We offer our trainee programme"Train the winner" to graduates from vocational schools, higher education institutions and universities. This provides the professional knowledge through theory and practice.

What is the application procedure?

In each online ad you will find a link that takes you to our online application form. We ask you to fill this in and send it with your attachments.


A prompt confirmation email will assure you that your application has been received. Within 14 days you will receive a response from our application management team regarding the outcome of your application.


The recruitment process: first introductory interview via telephone or Skype, followed by a personal interview with a recruiter. For certain positions, a second appointment with a department head is possible. We assume your travel costs by arrangement.


You will be informed of the outcome of your application by email or phone. Our application management team are always available to answer any questions you may have regarding the status of your application. Link: personal contact

How can I apply for a job?

We prefer applications via our online application form in the job advertisements on
Employment opportunities


You can attach up to five documents. These attachments should include your CV, your letter of application, as well as the most important certificates. You can also apply to us by post or by email.

Will my travel expenses be reimbursed?

Should you successfully pass the first application step (interview by telephone or Skype), we will invite you to a personal interview in Wiener Neudorf or in Kufstein at our expense.

Do I need a work permit?

European Economic Area citizens do not require a work permit. In addition to a work permit, citizens from countries outside the EU require a residence permit. We can help you with this administrative process.

You will find further information about this at the Austrian Employment Service (AMS). -

Which specific knowledge do I need? (education, training)

First and foremost we look to graduates from vocational schools, higher education institutions and universities. Previous knowledge about logistics or freight forwarding is not obligatory. Through our trainee programme "Train the Winner" we provide the specialist knowledge required for the job.

What level must my German be?

German is our in-house language. In order to be able to converse effectively in internal communication with colleagues, we require your level of German to be at B1 and ideally B2 (in accordance with the European reference framework for foreign languages).

What level must my knowledge in foreign languages be?

We communicate in the native language of our customers and business partners. In order to ensure purposeful communication, your skills in foreign languages should at least be at B1 and ideally B2 level of the European reference framework.

When does the trainee programme begin?

There are no fixed start dates. The trainee programme - individually tailored to you - can start at any time. The trainee programme comprises complete basic training and in depth specialist training according to your job assignment.

How high is the probability for me as a trainee to get a permanent employment contract?

Along with professional training, the trainee programme helps you to get to know other colleagues and is not an additional candidate selection process. As a family-owned company and conscious of traditions, we are interested in employing candidates on a long-term basis.

Do you also hire truck drivers?

LKW WALTER is a transport organisation without its own fleet of vehicles. Our job is to plan, organise and coordinate road transports. The transports are carried out by our transport partners. That's why at LKW WALTER we only employ commercial personnel.

What are the working hours?

In accordance with legal regulations we work 40 hours per week. Work begins every day at 8 am. At weekends we enjoy our leisure time.

Is there a dress code at LKW WALTER?

We attach importance to a well-groomed and professional appearance - leisure clothing only in your free time and casual business look at the office!

How can I apply for a company apartment?

We will be happy to help you find an apartment. We work together with reliable landlords and housing providers in the region, so that you can directly and easily move in to your first apartment.

How can I travel to my workplace?

There is a free shuttle bus for our employees between Vienna and Wiener Neudorf. Our office in Kufstein has a very central location and is perfectly served by public transport (bus or train). Employees arriving by car can use our free parking areas.

What does LKW WALTER do for my well-being?

Work requires a balance - An equal work-life balance is very important for us. That's why we provide support for sports activities such as beach volleyball, football, running, skiing, tennis and spinning. Health takes priority! That´s why we provide non-smoking offices, low-radiation TFT monitors, an optimum indoor climate, large relaxation areas (reading room, coffee corner and WALTER park), a doctor who can provide immunisations, and much more. We're a big family. A good work climate, team spirit and a feeling of togetherness are of special importance to us.

Who does LKW WALTER belong to?

LKW WALTER is a family business, currently managed by the third generation of the founding family. The founding family still owns 100 % of the shares. That's why we're independent from external investors and have been successfully doing business for decades.

Why does LKW WALTER have such a good credit rating?

LKW WALTER does not participate in speculative transactions or risky company acquisitions. We grow organically - step by step - with our partners and only spend money if we've already earned it! This is why we have top rankings from leading credit rating agencies and the "Austria's Leading Companies" awards, thereby offering our employees the security of working for a financially stable company.

What makes LKW WALTER so crisis-proof?

"Transport will always have a future" - for you that means a job with future perspectives. Thanks to our specialisation in the transport business, our balanced client structure - small and medium-sized enterprises as well as international corporations - and the broad range of industries that our clients are involved in, we are largely unaffected by economic fluctuations. This means security for our company and guarantees sustainable success.

What is the "Austria's Leading Companies" Award?

The "Austria's Leading Companies" Award is organised every year by "Wirtschaftsblatt", Austria's most prestigious financial newspaper, in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers and the KSV1870 (a credit reference agency). An objective and comprehensive performance measurement system is the basis for being selected as "Austria's Leading Company". Particular attention is paid to credit rating and sustainable business activities - values that are a high priority in all companies within the WALTER GROUP.

In which countries is LKW WALTER located?

Our main office is in Wiener Neudorf, in the south of Vienna, and our branch office is located in Kufstein, Tyrol. From here our markets in Europe and to/from Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East are handled by our team of employees, comprised of 40 different nationalities.

Why is LKW WALTER continuoulsy looking for new employees?

The dedication of our employees enables the continued growth of the WALTER GROUP.


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