• »Working together at Priess + Horstmann means partnership and our customers notice that.«

  • »It’s fun to work here. I feel like I’m part of a family«

  • »My apprenticeship has been exciting from the very first day.«

  • »If someone makes a mistake, they simply bring in some cake for their co-workers.«

Welcome to Priess + Horstmann and welcome to Minden-Lübbecke, the windmill district!

For 50 years, the Priess + Horstmann team has developed and produced drilling and assembly machines for the furniture industry, from individual machines to complete production lines. Our machines are used all over the world. We’re proud of that. At our site in Unterlübbe/Hille, approx. 150 employees produce highly

complex plants with short decision and communication channels. The pleasant atmosphere of the “Priess + Horstmann family” is reflected in the fact that all of our employees have been at our company for many years.

Priess + Horstmann – Your future

What you can expect at Priess + Horstmann


The stability and security of an owner-operated, medium-sized company

A pleasant working atmosphere

A pleasant working atmosphere characterised by openness, honesty and respectful treatment of each other

A modern environment

Opportunities for international experiences in an attractive, modern work environment

More information: Phone: +49 5734 9 60 10 or jobs@priess-horstmann.com

Available jobs

Softwareingenieur/Automatisierungstechniker (m/w/d)

Students + graduates

Our career opportunities for students and graduates at Priess + Horstmann

Are you studying a subject related to engineering, science, economics or IT? In that case, we can support you during your studies. Priess + Horstmann is the perfect partner for students for their work placement, Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis, a student trainee job or doctoral research study. Start your career at a forward-looking family-owned company.

More information: Phone: +49 5734 9 60 10 or jobs@priess-horstmann.com


An apprenticeship at Priess + Horstmann is the best first step into the working world

Priess + Horstmann has placed great importance on teaching young people for decades. In addition to job-specific knowledge, apprentices will acquire a high level of social and individual expertise. The opportunity to perform real work in everyday business and participate in projects, in addition to the above-mentioned expertise, will teach you all you need for the job you have chosen.

Apprenticeship positions at Priess + Horstmann

construct complex automation systems, adapt and expand them. They assemble and install components, configure and program systems, test them and commission them.

assemble, install, maintain and repair electric operating and production systems. They also program, configure and check systems and safety equipment.

produce machines and production plants, set them up or convert them. They monitor and optimise production processes, perform repair and maintenance tasks.

build mechanical, electrical and electronic components, assemble them to create complex systems, install control system software and maintain systems.

Please send your application by mail or e-mail to jobs@priess-horstmann.com and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV in table form
  • Copies of your two most recent report cards
  • A current application photo

(Please note that we can only accept files with a maximum size of 5 MB) or by mail to:
Priess, Horstmann & Co. Maschinenbau GmbH & Co.KG
Harthekel 6
32479 Hille, Germany

More information: Phone: +49 5734 9 60 10 or jobs@priess-horstmann.com


High quality of life in the north-east
of North-Rhine Westphalia

300,000 people call the Minden-Lübbecke district their home. This area is particularly family-friendly and offers opportunities to live close to nature between the Wiehen Hills, the river Weser and the Stemweder Berg ridge or in a more urban environment in medium-sized towns with a high quality of life such as Minden, Bad Oeynhausen or Lübbecke.

Various clubs and societies, excellent healthcare, available childcare and all types of schools up to and including universities create an attractive environment to live and work in. 20,000 companies are located in the Minden-Lübbecke district.