Plastics and elastomer technology degree with in-depth practical experience

In the bachelor's degree program in plastics and elastomer technology, you will build up extensive specialist knowledge in the areas of design theory, technical thermodynamics, materials science, extrusion technology, plastics processing and testing. The alternating practical phases at the Roth site offer you insights into various areas relevant to your studies, such as PVC preparation, cable extrusion and process technology. Through the practical experience gained, we promote your personal development and also support you in your orientation for your professional future after graduation.

The duration of the course is 3.5 years. The theory phase takes place at the Technical University Würzburg-Schweinfurt, in Würzburg, the practical phase at the LEONI facility in Roth. If you would like a different location for your theory phase, you are welcome to get in touch with the contacts below and specify the university you would like to attend. The prerequisite is that a similar course of study is offered there.

After completing this study program, many areas are open to you at LEONI, such as development, production, laboratory or project management.


You can find more information on the website of the Technical University Würzburg-Schweinfurt:

Plastics and elastomer technology THWS

What you will bring to this role:

  • Degree from a vocational college or high school diploma  

  • Good performance in mathematics, physics and chemistry

  • Good English and IT skills

  • Interdisciplinary thinking skills and enthusiasm for technology and materials

  • Willingness to and interest in assignments at LEONI facilities in Germany and abroad

  • Sense of responsibility, ability to work under pressure, ability to work in a team, independence and flexibility

What we offer

Financial independence thanks to attractive, performance-related remuneration with vacation pay and Christmas bonus in a company where pay is protected by pay-scale agreements (IGM)


Grade-based bonus of up to € 500 per semester for especially good performance at university


Flexible working through flexitime / trust-based working hours and the option of working from home / mobile working


Exciting and interesting tasks during the training, including in our own Junior Company


Best opportunities for the future through preparatory practical assignments


Targeted progression & support during and also after the work-study program


Individual support from mentors to help you get started


35 hour week and 30 days annual paid leave


Regular excursions and projects at LEONI sites in and outside Germany


Get to know us personally.

We pay regular visits to colleges and universities and can be found at recruitment fairs across Germany. We may be heading your way soon. Take advantage of the opportunity to get to know us as employers and to find out first-hand what opportunities for joining LEONI and establishing and developing your career await you.
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Why not apply using our online portal. We look forward to meeting you. 

The following team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

Team Training & Studies Roth

+49 9171 804-2422 or -2285

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We look forward to receiving your application.

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