KNAPP is expanding – new planning office opening in Klagenfurt

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KNAPP AG, headquartered in Hart bei Graz in Austria, is a global player in intralogistics and is technological leader in warehouse logistics, warehouse automation and logistics software. The expert knowledge of its 3,400 employees active across 35 sites around the world is key to the companys success. KNAPP is on an intensive growth trajectory and is opening an office for engineering and planning in Klagenfurt early next year. The company is on the lookout for employees to join the Klagenfurt team.

KNAPP is one of the most successful companies in the sector. The excellent rate of incoming orders combined with an annual growth of 14 percent reinforce its market position as partner to industry. In addition to the international site expansions such as those in the UK and the USA, KNAPP Systemintegration in Leoben has also undergone an expansion and a new campus has recently been opened in Dobl to house KNAPP Industrie Solutions. What’s more, the company is also investing in its headquarters in Hart bei Graz. Preparation is already underway for the construction of a state-of-art, six-storey office building for 450 employees.

Personnel needed across all sites

The start of 2018 will also see the opening of a new planning office in Klagenfurt. “The proximity to educational institutions including the university, higher technical colleges and senior technical colleges, the excellent infrastructure and high quality of living were the deciding factors behind the decision to open a site next to the Wörthersee lake,” explains Head of Human Resources Ingo Spörk, adding, “We are looking in particular for employees in the areas of mechanical and electrical engineering to join our team in Klagenfurt.” The company is also looking to expand its workforce at all of its other sites. There are currently over 100 vacancies posted at

Top career prospects for graduates of technical universities, higher technical colleges and senior technical colleges

“As one of the largest IT employers in Styria, we offer excellent career prospects to graduates of technical universities, higher technical colleges and senior technical colleges in particular. We are on the lookout for people with a passion for technology and innovation in addition to possessing specialist knowledge. These are people who are willing to take on responsibility and work with us to turn the vision “make KNAPP synonymous with logistics” into a reality,” affirmed Spörk. There are a variety of projects and exciting challenges ahead to suit different individual strengths, as well as excellent career prospects in diverse fields.

KNAPP as employer

KNAPP invests a great deal in its employees. Considerable emphasis is placed on employee satisfaction and teamwork. The company cafeteria, the KNAPPvital health and vitality programme, the on-site kindergarten and nursery KNAPP-Kinderwelt and the flexible organization of working hours ensure an ideal work-life balance. As an employee, you have the freedom to play an active role in shaping the company and its corporate culture. What’s more, KNAPP offers a diverse programme for professional and personal further development.


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