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Strong team. Reliable employer.


As a medium-sized mining company and recognized training company for mechatronics engineers, we have stood for (supply) safety, innovation, responsibility and team performance for 50 years.

Every day, our employees ensure proper operation in the Etzel cavern facility.


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Team & Work Environment

✔ Varied working environment at one of the largest energy storage facilities in Germany

✔ Independent work in a motivated and dynamic team

✔ Flat hierarchies and solution-oriented working atmosphere


✔ Recognized training company for mechatronics engineers

✔ Learning support from own company teacher

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✔ Employment security with an economically stable and future-proof employer

✔ Focus on occupational safety and health

✔ Modern equipped and safe working environment

Salary & Education

✔ Attractive salary commensurate with qualifications incl. voluntary social benefits

✔ Very good opportunities for further training and promotion within the company

Stability & safety in every respect

As the largest independent supplier of cavern storage facilities in Germany, we make a valuable contribution to energy security in Germany and northwestern Europe. At the same time, safety for people and nature is always the maxim of our actions. And we can only achieve all this with the help of our team of committed and technically competent employees, which is why it is important for us at STORAG ETZEL to offer attractive and future-proof jobs.

"The areas of responsibility at our company are varied and exciting: from operations management, plant and underground technology and maintenance to administration, controlling, human resources or purchasing, right through to information technology and public relations, everything is included. Our small but very agile team is well positioned professionally - and is also always looking for reinforcements!"

Our customers

The tenants of the caverns are well-known gas trading companies as well as oil stockpiling organizations from various European countries. Among others, part of the German crude oil reserves as well as those of various neighboring countries are stored in Etzel. 

From an overall economic point of view, STORAG ETZEL makes an important contribution to European and national security of supply for the energy sources oil and gas. 

Technical Service Provider Etzel Gas-Lager

Since the commissioning of the Etzel Gas-Lager (EGL) in the early 1990s, STORAG ETZEL has also been a technical service provider for the operator Equinor Storage Deutschland GmbH. The daily operation of the EGL is controlled via the central control room at the site.


Portrait Nicole Gerdes

Nicole Gerdes

Human Resources

Beim Postweg 2
26446 Friedeburg

Nicole Gerdes
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Current vacancies

Apprenticeship starts in August 2022

STORAG ETZEL GmbH specializes in cavern construction, operation and marketing and is the largest independent provider of underground cavern storage facilities for storing large quantities of oil and gas in Germany. Tenants of these caverns are well-known companies from the energy sector as well as petroleum storage organizations. We live the values of Innovation, Safety & Responsibility - One Team - and also focus on renewable energy sources in the further development of our storage facility.

For the start of training in August 2022, an apprenticeship position is available for:

Industrial Clerk (m/f/d)
(focus on purchasing & finance)
Training period: 3 years

Are you interested in business management and commercial activities and do you have special organizational skills? Excel and Word are also among your strengths?

Then the profession of industrial clerk is the perfect match for you.

Your training by qualified colleagues will include the following tasks:

Controlling, creating cost and performance calculations and checking profitability

Accounting, mapping business processes in balance sheets, profit and loss accounts

Financial management, financing budgets and ensuring timely payment transactions

Purchasing, materials management, preparing calculations, obtaining quotations and preparing purchasing negotiations

General activities with a commercial background

What you should bring with you:

A successfully completed school education (high school diploma or good secondary school diploma).

A high level of willingness to learn, initiative and enjoyment of teamwork

Communication skills

Good understanding of numbers

Basic knowledge of MS Office

If you feel addressed, please send your complete application documents as soon as possible, preferably by e-mail, to our personnel department:

Mrs. Nicole Gerdes
Beim Postweg 2, 26446 Friedeburg
Email: Career I www.storag-etzel.de

The training offer of STORAG ETZEL for the industrial clerk (m/f/d) for August 2022 can be downloaded here (pdf-file for printing).

What we offer:

  • Contributing to energy security for Germany and Europe
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Interesting, modern and varied working environment at one of the largest energy storage facilities in Germany
  • Flat hierarchies and independent work in a small, motivated and dynamic team
  • Opportunities for further education and training, also across disciplines
  • Pay above the industry average
  • Company pension scheme
  • Support with relocation

50+1 years of STORAG ETZEL

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Speculative application

Even if positions are not always vacant in our company, we look at every unsolicited application that reaches us. 

You are welcome to send us your unsolicited application by e-mail or via the form below.

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