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A career in service

"The company demands a lot of you. But it also gives a great deal back."

Christoph Bockers works in the Service Division. After his Abitur (university entrance qualification) and basic military service, he studied Engineering and Business in Mönchengladbach. Ever since his first internship, SMS group has been a constant in his career. "I felt at home here right from day one. That’s why SMS group was top of my list when I graduated."

Talking to career ambassador Christoph Bockers.

As a career ambassador, Christoph Bockers is ready to answer all your questions about the Service Division.

The job: What’s it like to work in the Service Division at SMS group?

My job in the Service Division includes both commercial and technical elements. It’s the perfect match for my qualification in Engineering and Business. I’m responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of service assignments. Whenever our customers want maintenance or repairs to their plants after the end of the warranty period, we provide the personnel for the job. My work is very varied because I never know what each new day will bring. The company is highly committed to developing young talents and encourages us to build up networks through personal contacts. Team spirit is everything. The atmosphere between all of us is very friendly, and we can rely on each other even when things get stressful.

Career: Why did I choose SMS group?

SMS group is made up of companies all over the world. It’s the global market leader in many fields. The various areas in the group offer all kinds of options. I want to keep moving. That’s why challenges in my private life and my career are important to me. The company demands a lot of you, but it also gives a great deal back. Team spirit, opportunities, and recognition are just three things that occur to me straight away.

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Interview Christoph Bockers