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Fill Media Service November 2010


Industry / Mechanical Engineering / Employees


Hands-on information for a successful career start

FILL invites pupils from local schools to the "Career Orientation Days" in Gurten. Hands-on information about job profiles at a high-tech machine engineering company.


At the Fill Career Orientation Days from 8th to 22nd November 2010, pupils from secondary schools, polytechnics and technical and vocational schools in the region can obtain detailed information about five apprenticeships and the different professional roles in a leading machine engineering company. "We attach great importance to the promotion of young talent. During the Career Orientation Days in our company, our apprentice coaches together with the apprentice team give the young people a comprehensive insight into the wide variety of career opportunities at our company," explains CEO, Andreas Fill.



Gurten, 12th November 2010 "Those looking for the best solution, plan their future together with Fill." This motto accompanies Fill in all areas – also in employee recruitment and development. Between 8th and 22nd November the pupils can learn about the wide variety of career opportunities with the high-tech machine engineering company. Fill apprentice coaches and apprentices guide the young visitors and their teachers through various departments in the company where they can gain a comprehensive insight into the professions of machine engineering technician, mechatronics engineer, electrical technician, metal cutting technician and technical draftsman.


Exemplary corporate culture

According to a survey, the Fill corporate culture is very much admired by the customers. It gives the customers the feeling of being looked after in a solution-orientated, collaborative and responsible way. Although the average age of the workforce at 31.5 years is relatively low, the average years of service with the company total around 17 years and the staff turnover of roughly four percent is a healthy figure, also from an economical point of view. Three percent of sales are invested in the further training and qualification of the employees. The company is commended time and time again for these exemplary investments –

i.a. with the golden "Pegasus" for further training, the golden"Pegasus" for corporate culture and the Innovation Prize of the State of Upper Austria.


Corporate data

Fill is a leading international machine and plant manufacturing company for diverse branches of industry. The family-owned business excels in the use of the latest technology and methods in management, communication, and production. Business operations encompass the fields of metal, plastics and wood for the automotive, wind energy, aerospace, and construction industries. The company is the global market leader in ski and snowboard production machines and aluminum core removal technology. Andreas Fill and Wolfgang Rathner are joint CEOs of the company founded in 1966, which is still completely family-owned. The company became a public limited company (GmbH) in 1987, was certified in accordance with ISO 9001 in 1997, and now has more than 440 employees.


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Kommhaus – Media Enterprise

Altausseer Strasse 220

8990 Bad Aussee / Austria

Tel.: +43 3622 55344-22

Fax: +43 3622 55344-17


Fill apprentice Dominik Daskiewicz (in 3rd year of his mechatronics apprenticeship) presents the careers of mechatronics and electrical engineering to the pupils.

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