Friday, February 15, 2019


Are you looking for a chance to complete a Master´s degree in Technology Management (M.A./MBA) whilst being ready to work part-time (20-30 hours) in a global company?

ILLIES has a long tradition in promoting young talents.

"We are looking for young talents with a technical background - ideally with a first university degree in engineering - who are open for new challenges, interested to connect trade and technology and eager to work in an international professional environment", says C. Michael Illies, CEO of ILLIES and adds: "Long-standing partnerships with similar educational institutions have proven that a practice-related study is one of the best ways to support young people and future successful managers on their professional career paths."

ILLIES works with leading industrial machinery and technology suppliers.

As a sales and project partner, ILLIES links world-leading technology providers with the manufacturing industry in Asian markets. The company works with the most advanced European and foreign industrial machinery suppliers, promoting their technical solutions and products in the growth markets of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. Locally, ILLIES supports their customers with reliable consultancy, market insights, and efficient after-sales support on a high professional level.

ILLIES areas of expertise are:

  • Textile Industry
  • Paper & Printing Industry
  • Film Manufacturing & Coating Processes
  • Plastic & Metal Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Production
  • Food Processing & Beverage Production
  • Measuring Technologies
  • Additive Manufacturing & 3D Solutions
  • Technical Consumables

Learn more about the company and the international team at

You are welcome to apply, if you meet following criteria:

ILLIES is looking for young engineers, who are interested in technology, trade and economy.

Your qualities:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering with good academic results
  • Excellent communication skills and very good written and spoken English
  • Convincing personality, with a confident appearance, strong contact and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to work with data and numbers
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Future-oriented project ideas (Business Development)
  • Ability to take responsibility
  • Broad technological knowledge as ILLIES operates in many industries
  • Availability for foreign assignment
  • Ability to understand and learn quickly
  • Teamwork, social skills
  • Strong intercultural competence

Which documents are required for the master´s program in Technology Management?

  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Bachelor's degree Certificate
  • Transcript of Records
  • Official explanation of the university grading system
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Statement of purpose (explaining why you want to work with Illies and why you want to join the Technology Management Master)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • If applicable: Proof of work experience

Please find more Information about the Master´s program at the NIT here.

Apply ASAP by sending your documents to: admissions@bitte nicht



C. ILLIES & Co. is a long-standing sales and service partner for the manufacturing industry in Asia. Founded in 1859 in Nagasaki, as the first German trading house operating in Japan, the company is specialized in the promotion and selling of industrial machinery and technologies in Asia, as well as in complex industrial project management. Our values, tradition, and flexibility, combined with our strong affinity for advanced technologies, form the core of our multinational corporate family - a total of ca. 300 employees. We are represented in 7 countries across Asia, supported by a corporate office in Hamburg, Germany.


ILLIES in Shanghai                                                              ILLIES in Vietnam                                                               ILLIES in Hamburg

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