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Heller Tools GmbH

About us


Heller drill bits for professionals

Heller is a world-renowned specialist for professional drilling. As an expert for the development, production and marketing of drill bits for any application, Heller is the preferred choice of professionals on building sites and throughout the industry. Our priority is to be leaders in technology and quality. We apply the most cutting-edge methods at our research centre and in production in Dinklage, Germany. Heller‘s roots go back to 1583 and we are proud of the various world innovations Heller has invented since. Today, we hold numerous patents and operate in more than 60 countries.

The product range

The Heller Tools product portfolio includes a large selection of high quality solutions for professional users. The product range includes hammer drill bits, concrete & stone drill bits, as well as diamond tools, wood drill bits, metal drill bits, universal and special drill bits, and saw blades & bits.

Product promises

All Heller products are successful on the market because they resolve users‘ issues; they are efficient, durable, safe and reliable. Beyond this, all Heller products are also characterised by their and best-in-class price/performance ratio. Heller additionally offers ranges for particularly strict demands, extreme materials and long-term use, even in the most challenging environment. Heller focuses on innovations that are geared towards user demands and have, in many cases, been developed together with users as a result of new composite materials, critical materials, strong reinforcements in concrete, cutting-edge processes on building sites and changed user demands. For example, our innovative Trijet technology which sets new benchmarks in terms of service life and suitability for reinforcements. The new Duster Expert enables fast drilling without dust for particular levels of efficiency and occupational safety – demands that are particularly paramount for today‘s traders.

Heller Tools – Innovation since 1583

An excerpt from the history of the Heller Tools GmbH


In 1583 the drill maker Jacob Heller from Schmalkalden/Thüringen in Germany is mentioned for the first time in a chronicle on being given permission to produce drill tools.


In 1849 the industrial production of drill tools begins in the newly-built works in Schmalkalden.


In 1928 Heller becomes the first company in the world to manufacture tungsten carbide tipped drill bits in serial production.


In 1945 after the end of the Second World War the company relocates to Bremen and makes a fresh start there.


In 1976 the Gebrüder Heller Dinklage GmbH is founded in Dinklage, Germany.


2014 Heller with Serafin Group as new owner.


2014-2017 Investment offensive in the manufacturing facilities in Dinklage, worth 4 million Euros.

Product Milestones

Milestones of the Heller Tools product development


1928: Start of first industrial production of tungsten carbide concrete & masonry drill bits


1970: Introduction of the flexible Ratio system


1974: Co-development of the SDS-plus system


1980: Development of the “Air System” – the first innovative solution for dust-free drilling


1996: Development of the Y-Cutter SDS-plus drill bit


2000: Launch of the leading SDS-plus hammer drill bit Bionic


2010: Launch of the innovative Trijet SDS-plus hammer drill bit


2014: Introduction of the anti dust drill bit Duster Expert


2016: Launch of the multi cutter SDS-plus program

Quality & innovation

Heller uses top-quality materials and manufactures using the latest computer-operated machines with highly motivated employees who often yield more than 30 years of experience, according to the highest quality standards. Certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 50001 Energy Management, Heller today ranks among the most modern and most efficient drill bit manufacturers in the world. Equipped with a leading quality management team, this means outstanding safety and assurance for retail and trades.

The source of our success - top-quality products for the professional user

Our engineers strive constantly for improvement, innovation and expansion of Heller drilling tools. We are in constant contact with customers and end users, this provides us with valuable information with regard to product improvements and interesting suggestions for developing new products. Taking the lead through innovation. At Heller products are developed for professionals by professionals.

The guarantee of success - using qualified staff worldwide

Heller customers appreciate the unique care given by Heller's employees, whether in Germany, Europe or overseas. Heller not only provides high-quality drilling tools, but also personal care extending far beyond the actual sale of a drill bit. All this is done with the aim of making the customer as satisfied as possible.
It's about much more than drill bits. Heller staff can always be relied on to find a solution.


Jobs & Career

Heller Tools, a globally operating enterprise in the tool industry, promotes an open corporate culture and employee commitment. Our range of drilling tools features innovative solutions for professional users on building sites.

Current job offers

Your duties:

  • Active sales of our products and advice to our trading partners partner
  • Acquiring new customers and providing intensive support for our established customers
  • Independent processing of inquiries and offers as well as visit and appointment planning
  • Development of customer-specific product range solutions and activities
  • Monitoring of competition and analysis of market developments
  • Participation in trade fairs and exhibitions

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed commercial education or training equivalent qualification
  • minimum 5 years of professional experience in the distribution of technical products, preferably in the tool industry for the specialized & wholesale trade
  • Acting entrepreneurially and analytical thinking
  • Customer orientation, communication skills and team spirit
  • Reliable negotiation and implementation skills
  • Structured and independent way of working as well as a sophisticated willingness to travel
  • Good computer skills and a safe handling of the MS office programs
  • Ideally residence within the sales area

Our offer:

At Heller you can expect a challenging and interesting field of activity within a successful
company group.
We offer you a secure job with the social security system of a modern company as well as a performance-oriented
salary. You will benefit from professional training. Furthermore you are welcome to bring in your individual experiences and to continuously develop them further. Acting on one's own responsibility, short decision-making and a friendly and team-oriented working atmosphere with open direct communication are a matter of course for us. A company car - also for private use - will be available.


We offer the following training places:

We want to continue to expand and rely on the training of qualified junior staff.

At Heller, you will get to know and support all administrative departments and their practical work. The training mainly focuses on administrative skills, especially in fields of sales, marketing, materials management and finance and accounting.
Conditions for the training: An above-average certificate of secondary education or high school certificate or a similar certificate from a commercial college.
The training takes three years. The training can be shortened following the successful completion of a commercial college or commercial high school.

You will mainly be involved in the elaboration of IT and telecommunications solutions under consideration of administrative requirements. Our IT systems managers are active in all departments of the company and perform services or are available to the colleagues as IT contacts.
We expect an above-average secondary education certificate or university entrance qualification and some practical IT and telecommunications skills.
The training takes three years.

Within the scope of your training, you will mainly get to know the processes to control and optimize our company's machine workflows.
As an industrial mechanic, you will build machine tools, make sure that machines and plants are operable and service them.
Our mechatronics process mechanical parts, assemble components and produce and maintain mechatronic systems.
We require a good school performance (certificate of secondary education) and profound technical understanding.
Our industry mechanics and mechatronics are trained in the field of maintenance. The training takes three and a half years.

You prepare operating procedures, check machine functions on test stands, and put our machine tools into operation.
You monitor the production process and control/monitor the flow of materials. In addition, you inspect and service the machine tools at regular intervals to ensure they are always ready for operation.
A prerequisite for the apprenticeship is good grades and a secondary school leaving certificate. We assume you have good technical understanding.
The machine and plant operator receives training in our Production department.
The duration of the apprenticeship is 2 years.

Other job and training offers:

We offer annual internships for business college students: In coordination with the school, the annual internship is conducted on three days a week. During your internship, you will pass through all administrative departments and get to know their practical work.

Depending on our demand, we offer students the possibility of doing an internship in one of our company's departments. The internship should last at least six weeks.

In collaboration with the Private University of Applied Sciences for Business and Technology Vechta / Diepholz / Oldenburg (FHWT), we offer selected places for dual education. At the FHWT, "dual education" means that the students study at the university of applied sciences and at the same time get training at Heller Tools. The vocational training is always an integral part of the course concept.

We offer dual education positions for the following fields:

Industrial engineering
Mechanical engineering
Business administration

Every year, Heller participates in the "Future Day", also called the "Girls' Day". This day is so popular that our employees' children bring along their boyfriends and girlfriends.

If you are good at communicating with people and teamwork and match one of the requirement profiles described above, do not hesitate to send your application with the usual documents to

Heller Tools GmbH is a part of Serafin Group, whose philosophy is based on more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of its shareholding family. Serafin invests into companies with the aim to foster their long term development in accordance with all stakeholders. This development is accompanied by the expertise of advisory board members Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, Wolfgang Ley and Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer.