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:

  • Export Specialist (m/f)

    Your tasks:

    • Recording and processing worldwide shipments and export orders
    • Recording all necessary export, freight, and customs documents.
    • Invoicing all export shipments
    • Written as well as verbal coordination over the telephone with customers, suppliers, forwarding agents, and representatives
    • Maintaining basic data as well as further general office and administrative tasks

     

    Your profile:

    • Completed apprenticeship training as a foreign trade merchant, export trade merchant, or similar qualification with several years of experience in the export /foreign trade sector
    • Ideally practical experience for the above mentioned task area
    • Good English language skills in words and writing.

     

    We offer:

    • An exciting, diversified, and responsible task at company ZIPPE – the leading supplier of batch and cullet plants for the international glass industry.
    • Flat hierarchies with short decision making ways as well as a dynamic and modernly equipped working environment
    • Tariff agreed Christmas and vacation payments
    • 30 days claim of vacation
    • Benefits for capital accumulation as well as the possibility for finalizing an occupational pension
    • Travel cost expenses as well as further benefits exceeding tariff

     

    If you would like to become a part of our dynamic and advanced team, we will be looking forward to your application – preferred by e-mail to karriere@zippe.de.

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:

  • 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

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