About Poggenpohl

Work at Poggenpohl

Poggenpohl’s worldwide reputation for quality and innovation is based entirely on the skills and commitment of its people. We employ talented, dedicated people who share the company’s perfectionist aims. And we have an excellent programme of training and apprenticeships to ensure that the next generation of Poggenpohl employees maintain our world-leading tradition.

Poggenpohl employs around 500 people, not only at our factory in Herford, Germany but in 70 countries around the world. We are an ethical, equal opportunities employer with a commitment to furthering the careers of our people and providing them with the skills they need for a rewarding occupation at Poggenpohl.

Career opportunities


Wood Mechanic

We're looking for candidates with good educational qualifications in mathematics and an interest in technology. Good spatial imagination, the ability to work as part of a team and a spirit of creativity will be required for this rewarding and interesting career opportunity.

Industrial sales

We're seeking candidates to join our team. Successful applicants will be based at Herford and will need good educational qualifications in English, German and Mathmatics. The position calls for an interest in business and IT, so further educational qualifications in business or economics would be a plus.

Vocational training

To meet our customers' discerning demands, we are constantly looking for qualified young people to join our staff. Since we believe that we can provide the necessary qualifications from the very beginning, we continuously train young men and women in industrial business management, qualified IT specialist (specialisation on system integration) and woodworking mechanics.

We take on several new trainees every year, although interns and students are also welcome at any time.

General inquiry

Applications should be sent by surface mail or e-mail and addressed to:

Mr. Klaus Diefenbach
Director Human Resources

Ms. Denise Gummich
Trainee Supervisor

For enquiries by telephone, call the Poggenpohl switchboard:
+49 (0) 5221/381-0

Surface mail applications should be sent to:
Poggenpohl Möbelwerke GmbH
Poggenpohlstr. 1
D - 32051 Herford