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The Brueder Schlau Group can look back on more than 100 years of successful business history. With more than 200 locations, Hammer is now one of the leading interior design companies in Germany. Schlau is established as a leading wholesale partner for the crafts trade as well as specialised stores. We design living spaces for our Hammer customers with a wide range of products and innovations and are a solid partner for our professional customers.

This unique path to success is one that we, as a family-owned business and multiple award-winning instructor, would like to take along with you, whether you are an trainee or an intern, a career newcomer or an experienced professional in your field of expertise.

The key to our success is the people who work for us. We treat them with respect and appreciation and support each individual in developing their potential to the fullest. We offer a comprehensive range of opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible hours and an excellent work-life balance.

Let us go on this journey together!

Our powerful brands

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Hammer Beratung

Hammer specialist stores are among the top addresses throughout Germany when it comes to interior design. We design living spaces for millions of people with high-quality paints, wallpapers, curtains, sun protection systems, floor coverings, carpets, bathroom fittings, beds and home accessories. Hammer focuses on a successful selection, high-quality products, optimum availability of goods, an appealing price-performance ratio, a unique range of services and highly trained employees.

At present, Hammer employs more than 5,500 qualified specialists for its all-round service – in addition to the experts in the specialist stores, also in the handicraft sector. Consequently, we are not only one of the largest employers of interior decorators, floor layers as well as upholstery and decoration sewers in Germany, but also ensure our high standard of quality and reliability.

Hammer cultivates a corporate culture that focuses on humanity and team spirit in addition to a high level of commitment. Our success proves us right: more than 200 Hammer specialist stores have been opened since the company was founded in 1976.

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At Schlau, trade and craft businesses will find paints, wallpapers, floor coverings, tools, construction chemicals, ETICS and accessories at attractive prices. Schlau always delivers the products needed for the various professional projects promptly and reliably.

We cooperate with all major brand suppliers and dispose of one of the largest and most versatile assortments of interior design. Schlau ensures professional advice and contact on site, individual support and assistance for project plans with its excellently trained and professionally experienced field service. More than 60 trade and craftmen’s markets in Germany additionally ensure spatial proximity to the customers. All products for daily work are in stock there. Our trained employees provide advice on topics such as new products, areas of application and qualities and are always willing to answer detailed questions. This makes Schlau one of the most important wholesalers in the sector. Our customers also have access to many services that are tailored to their specific needs. From delivery to the construction site through paint-mixing service and innovative shopfitting as well as product presentation modules up to marketing support.

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Benefits

Here you will find information highlighting a selection of the benefits we offer at our various locations.

Company Pension Plan

Plan ahead! Supplementing your government pension with an additional private and company pension is becoming increasingly important. We therefore offer every employee attractive coverage at a special rate.

Disability Provision

You will receive protection for your income in the event of an occupational disability. Take advantage of extremely favourable premiums thanks to collective conditions. Admission into the pension plan is attained without a health check.

Group Accident Insurance

To provide some relief in difficult times, the Brueder Schlau Group has taken out group accident insurance for all employees, free of charge.

Occupational Health and Safety

A secure and healthy working environment is important to us. We safeguard you against accidents and illnesses with occupational safety measures.

Operational Integration Management

If you are absent from work for a longer period of time due to health reasons, we will support you in returning to your workplace. If necessary, we can redesign existing workplaces or find a suitable new environment.

Bicycle Leasing

Saddle up! Together with JobRad, we turn bikes and e-bikes into company transportation. Your advantage: Comfort and savings for your wallet.

External Employee Counseling

With our partner "Corrente Consulting Services" we provide you with competent advice and support for every situation in life. We take responsibility! The consultation is free of charge for employees.

Health Activities and Preventive Measures

With regular offers and campaigns on topics such as exercise, relaxation and nutrition, the company's in-house health management team provides you with support.

Health Platform

The company's health portal was created in cooperation with 'DAK Health' and 'Topfit' and provides a wealth of inspiring information on the subject of health. The app clearly summarises the extensive in-house offerings as well as competitions.

Capital-forming Benefits

We help you save, and capital-forming benefits (VL or VWL) make it possible. As your employer, we offer an additional cash benefit within the group of companies.

Employee Discounts and Extras

You will receive an employee discount on our entire assortment so you can customise your home at special rates.

Staff Canteen*

* at our Corporate Headquarters in Porta Westfalica
Fresh meals are prepared daily in our company canteen at our headquarters in Porta Westfalica. A salad bar is also available. Whether you are a meat lover, vegetarian or dessert fan - we have something for everyone.

Complimentary Beverages

Drinking enough water promotes health, so we offer bubbly refreshment from our water dispensers.

Staff Events

Joint Christmas parties and events connect us with each other.

Development Programs and Further Training Opportunities

Continuing education for our employees is important to us. We support you on your individual career path through a wide range of training courses and various customised development programs.

Management Development

Effective leadership is the be-all and end-all on the road to success. With practice-oriented training and individual coaching, we support you in this challenging task.

OUR LOCATIONS

With over 200 retail locations nationwide, Hammer is now one of the largest interior design companies. Brueder Schlau Group was able to strengthen its position as a leading wholesale partner and today distributes its products throughout all of Germany. In more than 60 crafts markets, we offer everything needed for day-to-day work, especially for regional crafts customers and the specialised trade. The company’s headquarters and central administration are in Porta Westfalica and the individual branches throughout Germany are overseen from here.

Our logistics center is adjacent to the corporate headquarters. Cooperation with the central warehouses in Ostrau and Wustermark ensures rapid supply to our wholesale customers and all retail locations.

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New Hammer Franchise Partner in Pasewalk

We are continuing to expand the network of locations of our Hammer retail sales division. The new branch opened at Pestalozzistrasse 16 on 2 May 2024 and now offers customers from Pasewalk and the surrounding area the latest trends, products and services relating to interior design.

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Hammer Specialist Store Now in Göttingen

Another specialist store in the Hammer retail sales division joins our extensive network of locations: The new store at Lutteranger 4 opened on 14 March 2024 and now offers customers from Göttingen and the surrounding areas the latest trends, products and services relating to interior design.

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Spectacular, Innovative and Trend-Setting:Trade Fair Schlau@Berlin was a Grand Success

Over 50 renowned exhibitors on 6,000 m² of exhibition space, some 1,000 visiting companies and businesses from the skilled trades and roughly 4,000 guests over two days: the Schlau@Berlin 2024 trade fair, organised by our wholesale sales line Schlau, was a resounding success!

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Our Trainee Project with GWD Minden

High ceilings, stucco ornamentation and large stained glass windows: The offices of the GWD Minden handball club are located in an historic setting at the old imperial villa. Their rooms were renovated as part of a trainee project with our Hammer retail sales line.

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New Hammer Specialist Store in Rendsburg

Another one of our retail chains specialist stores joins Hammer’s extensive network of locations: On 1 February 2024, the new store opened at Schleswiger Chaussee 249-257. From November 2023 to January 2024, numerous conversion measures took place on site in the Kaufland store building for the new Hammer Specialist Store.

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Three New Purchasing Managers Join our Teams

With immediate effect, the senior buyers Nantje Peemöller, Annika Hödtke and Karolyn Geis are expanding the Category Management division of the Brueder Schlau Group. With this move, the company continues its restructuring and reorganisation in this area.

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Big Hammer Prize Draw

In November 2023, the Hammer retail store in Minden opened with a completely new design, attractive product presentation and digital consulting tools. As a long-standing sponsor of Bundesliga Handball Club GWD Minden, we presented the home game on 10 November 2023 to mark the reopening, where spectators had the chance to win a Hammer GiftCard worth €1,000 in a promotional competition.

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Trainee Starter Week: Getting off to a Flying Start

This year’s Trainee Starter Week took place from 23 to 26 October 2023 for the trainees of our Hammer retail sales division. Of our more than 90 trainees from all over Germany, 63 from the areas of retail, sales, interior design and floor laying took part.

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Brand New at Hammer Crafts Market in Minden

Consultancy, planning and implementation – everything under one roof
On 16 November 2023, the Hammer Retail Store at Königstrasse 168 opened its doors to customers, showcasing a completely new design on the opening day, which is reflected in the store’s fresh look, product presentation and the use of digital consulting tools, among other things.
In line with the guiding principle “Beautiful rooms – making it completely uncomplicated for our customers”, the store itself focuses on offering customer consultancy and inspiration.

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Hammer
New Hammer Franchise Partner in Pasewalk
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Hammer Specialist Store Now in Göttingen
Schlau
Spectacular, Innovative and Trend-Setting:Trade Fair Schlau@Berlin was a Grand Success
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Our Trainee Project with GWD Minden
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New Hammer Specialist Store in Rendsburg
Brüder Schlau
Three New Purchasing Managers Join our Teams
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Big Hammer Prize Draw
Hammer
Trainee Starter Week: Getting off to a Flying Start
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Brand New at Hammer Crafts Market in Minden

YOUR PERSONAL
CONTACT PARTNERS

Do you have any questions about our job offers and career opportunities or would you like to share something with us?

Our recruiting team is looking forward to receiving your e-mail and are happy to help you in any way they can.

Stephanie Krach

Recruiting

05731 765-256
jobs@brueder-schlau.de

Hannah Kleinert

Recruiting

05731 765-291
jobs@brueder-schlau.de

Martina Trensch-Michalke

Team Management Recruiting

05731 765-835
jobs@brueder-schlau.de

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