Working at Zippe

ZIPPE as an employer

ZIPPE is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of batch and cullet plants for the glass industry. Since nearly 100 years glass is produced by our high-tech batch and cullet plants which many industries and we use privately on a daily basis, all over the world. With over 600 batch plant projects realised, we now have the greatest wealth of experience in the industry.

Almost 200 specialists in our Wertheim headquarter are working every day to make our systems even better and to customise them to the special requirements. Incidentally, we are the only company in the sector still manufacturing batch chargers, scraping conveyors and crushers in our own production area in Wertheim. This is also where our service fitters and supervisors learn their skills for deployment accross the globe.

We need you to continue this success story.

We offer you the following as a future employee:

  • A modern family-run business in which our employees can build upon trust and loyal cooperation
  • Varied and challenging work in an international, innovative company
  • Exciting and diversified work environment
  • Team spirit and a passion to strive for improvement
  • Remuneration in line with market and performance
  • Development and training programs for shaping and realising career goals
  • Many additional benefits

Our employees are the driving force behind our company. It is their commitment, inventive genius and loyalty that make ZIPPE so successful. We treat each other with respect and show appreciation and loyalty. This makes ZIPPE a fair and reliable employer that fosters and furthers its employees in a special way.

We are looking for the following to strengthen our team:

  • Electronics engineer for industrial/system engineering, for industrial installations and cabinet construction (male/female)

    As an accomplished electronics engineer for industrial engineering or electrician in cabinet construction, you ensure smooth installation of our control equipment in our own built cabinets and on site at the customer. You ultimately perform signal tests and effect acceptance. You master the English language and look forward to a varied job embedded within the structures of a family-run, medium-sized company.

    Your specific remits are as follows:

    • Layout and wiring of control cabinets to wiring diagrams
    • Hardware/function tests and VDE tests
    • Performing and monitoring of machine and system cabling work
    • Signal tests and startup of operations within Germany and abroad
    • Packing and loading of control cabinets and controller equipment


    Your profile:

    • You have a vocational qualification as an electrician / electronics engineer for industrial engineering, plant/system or automation technology
    • You have a heightened interest in the fields of control technology
    • You enjoy interacting with people
    • You are proficient in English
    • You are willing to travel within Germany and abroad

    Work of a varied and responsible nature awaits you. You ultimately share responsibility for successful entering into operation of our systems at the glass manufacturers around the globe.

  • Industrial plant fitter (male/female) for installations in Germany and abroad

    ZIPPE: From project planning to operational startup

    With its large and coordinated team of electrical engineering and mechanics specialists, ZIPPE offers customers working in the glass industry all-inclusive solutions for system and standalone installations. This starts with design, project planning, scheduling, construction, project execution and monitoring, and extends right up to commencement of operations and documentation. As an installation engineer, you would manage and coordinate the setup of our installations or standalone machines at customers within Germany and abroad. You are used to managing teams, supervising work sites, checking project progress, working efficiently, paying attention to quality and keeping to deadlines. Working with foreign cultures is not problematic for you.

    Your specific remits are as follows:

    • Site management for conversion work and greenfield projects
    • Performing maintenance, service and repair work on our systems
    • Close collaboration with the project team at the company head office
    • Coordination and control of subcontractors
    • Documentation of safety documents
    • Holding of system-specific training on site at our customers


    Your profile:

    • You have successfully completed a technical or skilled manual vocational training program
    • You have work experience in a comparable position, ideally at a plant engineering company
    • You exhibit a high level of customer and service orientation and have a confident and friendly manner
    • You work in a structured, proactive and goal-oriented manner
    • You are willing to travel worldwide and for longer periods
    • You have good English language skills, other languages beneficial (such as French)

Speculative application

Interested in a career with ZIPPE? But you can’t find the right job offer on our website? Please feel free to send in your speculative application. We will include you in our pool of applicants and then contact you at a later point in time as required. We also recommend keeping an eye out for up-to-date job offers on our website.

Please send your application to the address on the right in the blue box.

 

Training at ZIPPE

 

Training at ZIPPE

 

Training at ZIPPE

We are one of the world’s leading providers of machines and systems for processing glass batches and cullets. As a company operating on the global stage and headquartered in Wertheim, it has been an almost 100-year-old tradition to give you a good start to your working life. You represent our prospects for the future.

Having a solid qualification means you are well equipped for an exciting and secure future. Furthermore, we offer you excellent opportunities to further yourself, such as by gaining experience abroad and the comforting feeling of being able to develop and of “having arrived”.

Vocational training

We open up carrier prospects to young people by offering them training programs that are intensive, professional and have a practical bias. We offer the following technical and commercial training as part of the dual training system:

  • Industrial business administrator (male/female)

    Your qualifications
    Certificate of secondary education / vocational diploma / general university entrance qualification

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - shortening possible depending on previous training - courses start on 1st September

    Topics covered
    Material management, purchasing, materials handling, auditing, production management, production, production planning, human resources, personnel administration, personnel development, payroll accounting, marketing, sales, dispatch, accounting, financial accounting and controlling

    Vocational training college
    Commercial vocational college in Wertheim, average 1.5 days a week

  • Industrial business administrator, international business management

    Your qualifications
    Vocational diploma / general university entrance qualification

    Course duration
    General course duration 2.5 years - training courses start on 1st September

    Topics covered
    Material management, purchasing, materials handling, auditing, production management, production, production planning, human resources, personnel administration, personnel development, payroll accounting, marketing, sales, dispatch, accounting, financial accounting and controlling

    Supplementary qualifications: international business studies, international purchasing/sales, merchandising, dispatch and logistics, monetary transactions, controlling, English (and either Spanish or French)

    Vocational training college
    Commercial college in Bad Mergentheim, 1 - 2 days a week

  • Metalworker specialising in design engineering (male/female)

    Your qualifications
    School leaving certificate, certification of secondary education / qualification from vocational school for metal

    Course duration
    General course duration 3.5 years - training courses start on 1st September

    Topics covered
    Labour law, occupational health and safety, environmental protection, machining, metal cutting, working of sheet metal and profiles manually and by machine, testing, measuring, joining, welding, thermal cutting, treatment and protection of surfaces, electrical engineering, making metal and steelwork structures, installing and testing hydraulic, pneumatic and electro-technical components, controlling and appraising work results

    Vocational training college
    Commercial vocational college in Wertheim, block tuition, 1 week a month

  • Electronics engineer for industrial engineering (male/female)

    Your qualifications
    School leaving certificate, certification of secondary education / qualification from vocational school for electrical engineering

    Course duration
    General course duration 3.5 years - training courses start on 1st September

    Topics covered
    Occupational health and safety, environmental protection, rational energy use, assembly and wiring of mechanical, electromechanical and electrical modules for assemblies, trimming, running and connecting cables, measuring alternating and identical quantities, testing modules and assemblies, installing functionally delineated system parts – startup of modules – installing wires, cables and installations systems, maintenance of power engineering systems

    Vocational training college
    Commercial vocational college in Aschaffenburg, block tuition, 1 week a month

  • Technical product designer (male/female)

    Your qualifications
    School leaving certificate / qualification from vocational school for technology / vocational diploma

    Course duration
    General course duration 3.5 years - training courses start on 1st September

    Topics covered
    Basics of technical drawing, reading and applying technical documents, material science and auxiliaries, performing of technical calculations – generation of technical CAD drawings, generating detailed designs and preparing of plans and schematic diagrams, preparation of accompanying technical documents

    Vocational training college
    Commercial/technical vocational college in Tauberbischofsheim, approx. 1.5 days a week

Courses (DHBW)

ZIPPE offers a diverse training program for 6th form graduates. Gain your Bachelor of Arts / Engineering / Science in different courses in the dual system with the DHBW. This is a genuine alternative for all those looking for hands-on experience in house during your course, and want to earn your first salary. ZIPPE offers Bachelor courses in four different specialist fields:

  • Business informatics

    Your qualifications
    General university entrance qualification or one that is subject-specific and corresponds to the training syllabus

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - alternate theory and practise phases - courses start on 1st October

    Subjects covered
    Communication and information systems, methods, processes, techniques & tools, solid knowledge of business management and economics

    Theoretical course
    DHBW Mosbach

  • Industry

    Your qualifications
    You have a general university entrance qualification or one that is subject-specific and corresponds to the training syllabus

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - alternate theory and practise phases - courses start on 1st October

    Subjects covered
    Marketing, material and production management, finance and accounting / controlling, personnel management, international business administration and e-business, specialising in two functional areas

    Theoretical course
    DHBW Mosbach

  • Mechanical engineering

    Your qualifications
    General university entrance qualification or one that is subject-specific and corresponds to the training syllabus

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - alternate theory and practise phases - courses start on 1st October

    Theoretical subjects covered
    Design, production engineering, manufacturing methods, material science, thermodynamics, CAD

    Practical subjects covered
    Basic metalworking skills, design, development, planning, project-specific deployment, CAD, specialisation

    Theoretical course
    DHBW Mosbach

  • Business administration and engineering

    Your qualifications
    General university entrance qualification or one that is subject-specific and corresponds to the training syllabus

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - alternate theory and practise phases - courses start on 1st October

    Subjects covered
    Basics of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and informatics, solid knowledge of marketing, sales management and sales techniques, international business, specialisation

    Theoretical course
    DHBW Mosbach

  • Electrical engineering

    Your qualifications
    General university entrance qualification or one that is subject-specific and corresponds to the training syllabus

    Course duration
    General course duration 3 years - alternate theory and practise phases (qualification: Bachelor of Engineering)

    Theoretical subjects covered
    Digital technology with lab, electronics, measurement technology, informatics, business processes, programming in C/C++, microcomputer technology with lab, basics of automation, PLC with lab, software technology, introduction to design

    Practical subjects covered
    Basic electromechanics (max. 4 weeks), introduction to measurement technology, analogue/digital electronics, operating/using computers, application programs and computer technology, programming languages, introduction to the engineer’s work processes, application of business knowledge, presentation techniques, basics of rhetoric, technical documentation & specifications

    Theoretical course
    DHBW Mosbach

Placement semester / diploma thesis

ZIPPE offers a diversity of activity fields with different remits for your placement semester or diploma thesis. Get to know us a little better as part of this challenge. Benefit from a homogeneous environment with extensive practical knowledge. We are currently looking to fill places for students studying

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Business administration and engineering
  • Electrical engineering