Warehouse logistician

Contents and process

Your room is always clean and you have organisational talent? Then the right job for you is as an expert for logistical processes. Warehouse logisticians know where something is stored and how to move it as quickly and orderly as possible from Point A to Point B. Moving goods not only involves fork lifts in giant halls, however. Modern warehouse logistics harbour a number of automated systems that you can operate by computer.

At Umicore, you will learn the following:

  • Proper packaging and loading of goods
  • Handling complex storage systems
  • Safe driving and operating of fork lifts
  • Communication with international suppliers
  • Documentation
  • Observing quality assurance and occupational safety

School leaving certificate

You have a good lower secondary school leaving certificate at minimum.


  • Organisational talent
  • Skilled craftsmanship
  • Precision

Duration of training

The regular duration of training amounts to three years.

Further education opportunities

Foreman (Chamber of Commerce) for inventory control

Training locations

Hanau, Pforzheim, Bad Säckingen/Rheinfelden