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Graduates and early career starters

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Franke graduate and early career program 

Do you want to make a difference and grow your skills on a deep level?

At Franke, we understand how important it is to get exposure, learn, and develop early in your career. We support and prepare you to take on a key role in one of our divisions or matrix functions after successful completion of our Graduate and Early Career (GEC) program. 

Diverse opportunities within the GEC program are available in all our business units and corporate functions at our key locations around the world.  Your interdisciplinary projects will inspire you and allow you to collaborate on real-life business and leadership challenges.

Our 12–18 month tailored graduate and early career program enables you to gain experience

  • You will deliver projects with impact on our local and global businesses – from the very beginning
  • We will increase your responsibilities and assign challenging projects to you to accelerate your professional development and personal growth.
  • You will have the opportunity to influence stakeholders, bring your strategic thinking and your creativity into play and challenge the status quo​.


  • Project Manager Global Innovation and Culture Transformation 
  • Project Manager Human Resources 
  • Project Manager Environmental Sustainability 
  • Project Management Officer
  • Project Manager Sustainability and Sourcing 
  • Project Manager Category Management 
  • Project Manager Quality Management 
  • Project Manager Procurement Excellence 
  • Project Manager Supply Chain Management 
  • Project Manager Automation Engineering 
  • Project Manager Business Analyst 
  • Project Manager Strategic Business 

At Franke, you can make a difference from day one. It is not about how many years of experience you have, but about having the motivation to enable progress and learn on a daily basis. As an early career starter, I had the opportunity to bring in my ideas, drive impactful projects and take responsibility for my professional development.

Sahin Yilmaz

Global Innovation and Culture Transformation Manager, GEC Alumni

You will receive

  • A set of challenging projects to lead with continuous exposure to senior leaders
  • Access to the Franke Academy with a broad range of  trainings to improve technical as well as soft skills and general knowledge of the company and products
  • Individual coaching and support
  • Individual mentoring from a senior leader
  • Shadowing a senior leader
  • Support from a growing GEC community


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What are the requirements to apply?

  • You have completed your Master’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering and gained your first working experience
  • Languages: Fluent in English (written and spoken) is a prerequisite, other languages are an asset
  • You demonstrate genuine interest in our business and are eager to discover and learn about different functions and roles within Franke​
  • You possess strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills
  • You are a team player and an agile learner
  • You are willing to push yourself out of your comfort zone


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4 phases of the Franke GEC Program

Factsheet - Franke Graduate and Early Career program PDF (323 KB)

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Nadja Günthard

Global Head Recruiting and Talent

+41 62 787 30 56

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