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Careers at ALPLA Headquarters in Hard

Join ALPLA, a global leader in innovative and sustainable plastic packaging solutions. At our headquarters, you will be part of a diverse and dynamic team of over 950 employees from 40 different nationalities, working in the town of Hard where our success story began over 60 years ago. As a family-owned company, we value long-lasting relationships, mutual respect and continuous growth. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable people who are ready to take on challenges, work together and advance with the Family of Pioneers.

Discover the Benefits of Working at the ALPLA Headquarters in Hard

A glimpse into our sustainable and employee-centric world

Talent Powerhouse

We empower you to take on responsible and challenging tasks, giving you numerous creative possibilities. At our headquarters, you have the opportunity to contribute across all corporate functions and join the machine and mould construction teams.


Our highly qualified childcare service provides childcare facilities from Monday to Friday for children aged 15 months to 6 years. It is offered in groups indoors and outdoors to create an optimal environment for children to develop.

ALPLA Academy

The ALPLA Academy is a professional partner for managers and employees when it comes to learning and training. In collaboration with our regional partners, our primary objective is to offer strategically relevant, appropriate and professional learning and training methods and tools which enable people to successfully perform their tasks and develop their strengths and potential within the organisation.

Flexible Working Hours

We offer a wide range of models that are tailored to the individual needs and wishes of our employees. They include flexitime, working from home, time off in lieu, a time-off account, purchased leave and sabbaticals. They enable an optimal organisation of working hours and contribute to a good work–life balance.

Climate-friendly mobility

As a contribution to environmental protection and as part of our responsibility for the health of our employees, we promote various forms of sustainable mobility. These include the use of public transport with the VMOBIL job ticket and a free Maximo ticket for everyone under 26, attractive financing offers for bicycles; carpooling and car sharing in cooperation with Caruso Vorarlberg.

Fitness and Health

The health and well-being of our employees are particularly important to us. With ALPLAsport, we offer a varied range of leisure activities free of charge, including functional training, Pilates, yoga and informative talks on topics such as healthy nutrition, better sleep and relaxation.


We provide a lunch subsidy of €4.50 for use in nearby restaurants, which applies on weekdays between 11 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. We also offer healthy company catering in our pavilion in collaboration with Seidl@Work.

Corporate Benefits

Our range of services includes a diverse selection of attractive offers from well-known brands and service providers on exclusive terms; continuous special offers and discounts at partner establishments in Vorarlberg.

Explore exciting career opportunities at the ALPLA Headquarters in Hard

Interested in joining the team at the ALPLA Headquarters in Hard? Take a look at our current vacancies! We’re confident we have a position that suits you perfectly.


Curious about what a workday looks like, have questions about working at ALPLA or simply want to find out if you can picture these positions in your future? Our HR team is ready to answer all your questions.

If you’d like to have more information about jobs in Product Development, Toolmaking or Quality, feel free to contact me via email at or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Vanessa Dodier
HR Business Partner

If you’re interested in learning more about opportunities in Information Technology, Finance, Controlling, Accounting, Logistics or Purchasing, feel free to contact me via email at or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Daniel Schmid
Senior HR Business Partner

If you’re interested in learning more about opportunities within our Business Units for our core technologies (EBM, ISBM and IM & IBM), feel free to send me an email at or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Elise Nussbaumer
HR Business Partner

If you’re interested in learning more about opportunities in Sales, Procurement, Marketing, HR, Recycling or Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Management, feel free to send me an email at or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Robert Wolff
Team Leader HR Business Partner

If you’re interested in learning more about jobs at the ALPLA KIDS day care or about the trainee programs, internships or summer jobs, feel free to contact me via email at or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Lena Marent
HR Generalist

If you’re interested in learning more about job fairs, company tours for school classes, internships or summer jobs, feel free to contact me via email at

Christina Widmer
HR Generalist

Our Recruiting Process

Meet us at the upcoming job fairs!

Check out our upcoming job fairs and events for a chance to meet our HR team in person. We look forward to connecting with you!

Visit the website

When? 27 November 2024

Where? Keplergebäude Building on the campus of the JKU Linz


We produce innovative packaging systems, bottles, caps and injection-moulded parts for a wide range of industries. Our long history as a family-run business, our cutting-edge technologies and the knowledge and dedication of our employees set us and our products apart. Our business activities are founded on sustainability and the climate-friendly use of resources. With our more than 30 years of experience in recycling and our own recycling plants, we play our part in ensuring that plastics remain in the materials cycle.

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From Laundry Room to Industry

The Inspiring Journey of Brothers Helmuth and Alwin Lehner, Founders of ALPLA

Sustainability at ALPLA

We are passionate about sustainability in everything we do. We use resources wisely, choose sustainable and recyclable materials and minimise our environmental impact. In our new sustainability report, you can explore our achievements and challenges in the 2021 and 2022 financial years. You can also meet Linda, our friendly video bot, who can answer your questions by chat or video. And, you can explore our sustainability page which tells you in depth about our relevant sustainability topics.

Join our #FamilyOfPioneers

Do you want to join the family of pioneers who are shaping the future of plastic? If so, you should explore the many possibilities for career development and family–work balance that we offer.

ALPLA KIDS Teaser Picture with kids


A fun-filled experience day after day

People at ALPLA

We give the best-informed people an opportunity to speak their minds: employees describe ALPLA in three words, explain what they think is essential and provide sound advice for their new colleagues.

Working at ALPLA Group

ALPLA as an employer

Growing together through mutual appreciation

ALPLA Academy

Our centre for learning and development

Unsolicited application

Haven’t found the right position? Feel free to send us an unsolicited application!

Open positions at the ALPLA Headquarters in Hard