Dr. Franz Feurstein GmbH
feurstein - paper is our world
sustainability. collaboration. innovation.
feurstein was founded in 1867. Today, it is an innovation leader in the production of specialty and functional papers for the cigarette and packaging industry. We develop, produce, and distribute the next generation of functional, sustainable, and tailor-made packaging papers at our mill in Traun, Austria. We are proud to be among the best worldwide in innovation, research, quality, and production technology. This also makes us number one for our customers in over 100 countries globally.
Feurstein in a nutshell
founded in Traun, Austria
our tip to applicants
Be authentic and show us your enthusiasm for paper. This is how we can find out if we are a match. We look forward to it!
It’s fun working here
appreciation, respect, trust
Equality at all levels reigns amongst us, and we cultivate flat hierarchies and a cooperative management style. We promote an independent way of working. The ideas of our employees are very important to us. That is why, we appreciate it when employees actively contribute to improvements.
We pay attention to work-life balance by offering part-time, flexi-time and home office models in many areas. In production, our colleagues work in a 3-shift model or in a work-ergonomic and leisure-friendly 5-shift model.
individuality and team
Every employee is important for the success of the company. Therefore, we support and promote individuality, and offer learnings through inspiring tasks, individual trainings, and development opportunities.
Every day, we create sustainable products and work with efficient production processes. One of our long-term sustainability goals is a carbon-neutral paper production. Sustainability is also important to us when it comes to our employees. We are proud of our many long-standing colleagues, and we continue to strive for this.
We are among the top performers worldwide in innovation, research, and quality. Our state-of-the-art paper machines feature “best available technology” (BAT) and modern processes. Together with our highly-qualified employees, we develop real innovations.
health and safety
Both are established practices at our company. We want our employees to return to their families healthy and satisfied every day. To achieve this, we focus on occupational health & safety every day. Our “Life-Saving Rules” and our “Think Healthy Program” are firmly established in everyday life.
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what our employees say
Müllegger Roland, shift leader at PM3, with feurstein for more than 30 yearsAt feurstein, you get career opportunities, a good salary, and many additional benefits.
Kopa Helga, warehouse management, with feurstein for more than 25 years“I feel comfortable at feurstein because our team sticks together, and I can work independently.”
Wirtl Wolfgang, internal logistics, with feurstein for more than 15 years.feurstein is a family-friendly company, where it has never been a problem when our twins were sick.
What's in it for you
perfect infrastructure and parking facilities
In the middle of upper austria
Located in the center of Traun, feurstein is easily accessible by public transport as well as by car. The tram and train stations are within walking distance, and the Traun freeway exit is only a few minutes’ drive from our location. Parking spaces are available for all employees in the company parking lot.
we value your work
Performance is not only valued by us, but also rewarded very attractively and is significantly above the collective bargaining agreement.
Together we are successful
Our employees are jointly responsible for our success. Therefore, employees can expect a bonus in the case of good operating results within the group.
health program and company doctor
Your wellbeing matters
Shaping health together – in line with this motto, an attractive health program is offered every year. From running events and body balance, to nutritional counseling and specialist lectures, to cooking classes – there is something for everybody to keep fit.
Additionally, an allowance is available for memberships at a fitness studio.
Our external occupational doctor and our psychologist are also available once a week to answer your health-related questions.
Full of energy
People only perform well with sufficient energy. That’s why our employees can enjoy hot meals from Gourmet and get a bite from our snack machines. There are also restaurants, bakeries, and a butcher in the neighborhood. For a special energy kick, fresh fruit is regularly provided free of charge.
modern equipment and further development
A pleasant and modern working environment enables proactive collaboration and individual development. This makes work even more fun and learning and knowledge building come naturally.
- supported onboarding
- on-the-job training
- internal and external individual training programs
- distance learning and master craftsman training
- exciting career opportunities abroad, because we are part of the internationally successful delfortgroup
attractive time models and home office
Flexible & Family-friendly
We offer flexible part-time and flextime models, as well as home office, in many areas and subject to operational feasibility. In production, our colleagues work in a work-ergonomic shift model, consisting of 2 mornings, 2 afternoons, 2 night shifts, and 4 days off. Extremely family and leisure friendly!
events and employee newspaper
We stick together
Proactive cooperation and cohesion are important to us. What better way to foster this than through fun events in an informal atmosphere with delicious food and drink!? That’s why we regularly offer employee events, from ski days to summer and Christmas parties. Everyone, from the apprentice to the managing director, is involved.
Nothing works without information, which is why we publish our employee newspaper “pepa – people and paper” twice a year, in which we inform about all the news and developments at feurstein.
attractive, additional services
Topping up your Benefits
We offer attractive additional benefits and special conditions, for example for:
- pension fund
- supplementary health insurance
- employee discounts in selected companies
- reduced-price company apartments (subject to availability)
- delfort-Kidsclub – THE summer care week for children of our employees
- gifts for special occasions (e.g. birth, wedding, anniversary, birthday, Christmas gifts)