About JTI in Germany

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a leading tobacco company, formed in 1999 when Japan Tobacco Inc. purchased the international tobacco business of R.J. Reynolds outside the US. JTI Germany is based in two locations, Trier and Cologne. Trier hosts JTI´s second largest factory and the majority of our Research & Development (R&D) population, while the headquarters of the German Market are located in Cologne. 
JTI employs around 2100 people from 56 nationalities in Germany and around 20% of its cigarettes are either produced in Trier or produced with finished tobacco from the Trier Factory. Our share of the German market continues to grow and we are the largest private employer in the Trier region.
Our flagship-brands in Germany are Camel, Benson & Hedges and Winston.
We offer you a very challenging and diverse working environment within an international company with excellent development opportunities, outstanding social benefits as well as an excellent working environment. We are proud of the way we take care of our employees. This has been recognized by a whole string of awards including Top Employer Germany 2019 as well as the award as an excellent enterprise for apprenticeship programs presented by the Chamber of Commerce.

JTI Germany Awards

JUMP Internship Program

We give you the opportunity to gain practical experience and to test your career choices in order to prepare you for business life. At the same time, the internship program is a part of our recruitment strategy to find and retain talent and creates a “win-win” situation for our interns and for our company.

Whether your interest is in Engineering, Production, Research & Development, Quality, Purchasing, Factory Management or in another corporate function such as Marketing (Cologne), Logistics, Human Resources and many more. We would appreciate receiving your spontaneous application.

Benefits: Your internship at JTI will be appropriately compensated and you will get the chance to participate in our internship program. As we consider interns as potential employees in the future, we treat them as such. The internship may be the starting point to an international career at JTI.

Duration: Besides, a mandatory internship should take between 3 and 6 months, whereas a voluntary internship is limited to 12 weeks.

Requirements: If you are an enrolled student in a relevant study program at a European university with good grades and a strong willingness to learn, you already meet most of the main requirements.


JUMP Graduate Traineeship

In Trier, we offer Trainee Programs related to Factory Management, Engineering, Product Development or Human Resources. In Cologne, we offer a Trainee Program for the German Market focusing on Marketing.

Benefits: A challenging and diverse assignment in an international company with excellent development opportunities, very good social benefits as well as an excellent working climate.

We offer a competitive salary, 30 days vacation per year, additional services (e.g. free parking, canteen, health center), onboard activities.

Duration: Our Trainee programs have a framework from 1 to 3 years duration.

Requirements: In general, we are looking for graduates with Bachelor, Master or PhD degree in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Food Technology and Agronomy and/or Business Administration.

International experience and language skills are a plus, due to our multi-cultural teams and matrix organization.

In addition, if you already gained experience with SAP or MS Office products like MS Excel or MS Word you are well prepared for an entry position.

We are looking for highly-motivated graduates. If you would like to be part of our growing company and are interested in our values and philosophy as well as our innovative tobacco products, come develop your own success story and apply as Trainee within the global JTI JUMP program.

Selection Process



1st Step: Your application
If you are interested to work for JT International Germany GmbH, send us your complete application documents via JUMP careers or jti.com/careers. Complete application documents include a Cover Letter, CV as well as references (if available).
2nd Step: CV screening

As soon as we received your complete application documents we are going to check, if the data is complete and will contact you in case we have any additional questions. 
3rd Step: Interview

If we pre-selected you as an interesting candidate, we invite you for an interview. It depends where you live, a first interview could be conducted via Skype, telephone or face-to-face. In general a second interview would be face-to-face in one of our locations (either Trier and/or Cologne).


Cologne - German Market                                                           Trier - Factory and R&D Center

Location: JT International Germany GmbH                                    Location: JT International Germany GmbH

Address: Im Mediapark 4                                                                Address: Diedenhofener Str. 20-30

Post Code: 50670                                                                           Post Code: 54294

City: Cologne                                                                                  City: Trier

Country: Germany                                                                           Country: Germany

Phone: 0049 221 1646-0                                                                 Phone: 0049 651 815-0


If you like to contact us or if you have further question about JUMP or our vacancies, please get in contact via mail (anke.blang@jti.com).

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