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Our training professions in Lahnstein & Mohsdorf (Germany)

Chemistry is a constant companion in your life. In shampoos and cosmetics, leather shoes and t-shirts, tiles and sinks – with its chemical aids and specialties, Zschimmer & Schwarz is always part of your everyday life. Our auxiliaries for the leather, fur, ceramic, textile and chemical fibre industries as well as for the manufacturing of cleaning agents, personal care products, paints and coatings, lubricants and industrial applications make the world safer, stronger, cleaner and more colourful.

Founded in 1894 in Chemnitz, our company is now headquartered in Lahnstein and has 30 locations in 16 countries on five continents. Whether in the laboratory, in the office, in the warehouse or in IT, whether dual study or training, your possibilities are as varied as our products. A total of 1,500 employees worldwide, including 500 in Lahnstein as well as about 150 employees in Mohsdorf, are looking forward to shaping the future of chemistry together with you.



PROFESSIONS IN CHEMISTRY

Chemist (m/f/x) (Mohsdorf)

It's all about the right mixture! And that's what you are responsible for. As a chemist, you control the production of our special products. In a modern environment, you operate computer-controlled and semi-automated systems, control the work processes and add raw materials by hand. You are directly at the source of our technical innovations!

If you are interested in chemistry, enthusiastic about technology and like to work in a practical manner, then you have found the right place with us.

Job Facts

  • Training locations: Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Certificate of secondary education or middle school certificate
  • Vocational school for the Burgstaedt location: BSZ Radebeul
  • Advanced training options: Industrial master of chemistry

Part of the practical training in Burgstädt takes place in connection with the Sächsische Bildungsgesellschaft für Umweltschutz und Chemieberufe (SBG) Dresden mbH.

Laboratory chemist (m/f/x) (Mohsdorf)

The future of chemistry is developed in a laboratory. This is where the solutions of tomorrow emerge, making the world a better place. Help us with your experiments and development results to bring revolutionary products to people on all continents. Use your diligent monitoring skills to ensure adherence to our excellent quality standards.

Were test tubes and Bunsen burners the highlight of the school day for you? With us, you can let your joy of experimentation run free.

Job Facts

  • Training locations: Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Middle school certificate
  • Vocational school for the Burgstaedt location: BSZ Radebeul
  • Advanced training options: Technician, industrial master of chemistry, technical business economist

Part of the practical training in Burgstädt takes place in connection with the Sächsische Bildungsgesellschaft für Umweltschutz und Chemieberufe (SBG) Dresden mbH.



BUSINESS

Merchant (m/f/x) in wholesale and foreign trade (Mohsdorf)

The direct link to our customers: merchants in wholesale and foreign trade always have an eye on the big picture, accept orders and guarantee the smooth handling of the order at all times, all the way to the final billing process. You have the individual processes from order to delivery under control and are the perfect partner for our national and international clients.

Communication is your strength and overview your hobbyhorse? Then you can make sure that the chemistry is always right, from the request until the delivery.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Requirement: General certificate of secondary education
  • Vocational schools: BSZ Mittweida, Zwickau or Chemnitz (according to the decision of the IHK Chemnitz)


TRADES

Specialist for leather production and tanning technology (m/f/x) (Lahnstein)

Shoes, jackets, sofas, car seats – genuine leather is a classic and constant companion in our everyday lives. Since elegant and sturdy leather doesn't grow on trees, though, the production requires work. That's where you come in, with your precise approach to work, your creativity and your instincts. With the help of our chemical aids, you turn pre-treated raw products into the high-quality leather that we all appreciate so much.

If you are a real fan of leather products, then you can let your craftsmanship run free as a specialist in leather production and tanning technology.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Lahnstein
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Requirement: Certificate of secondary education or middle school certificate
  • Vocational school: Kerschensteiner Schule Reutlingen (block teaching)
  • Advanced training options: Industry master, technician, business administrator
Specialist in warehouse logistics (m/f/x) (Mohsdorf)

This is where the action is! Our bearings are the gears of our company. If you really want to make things move, then you are in the right place here. With the professional and safe stowage of our ingredients and products, you ensure that everything is always in the right place with us. With incoming and outgoing goods, you always have an overview and ensure smooth processes. And to guarantee that you are on the right level in every situation, you simply use the forklift.

Do you have a lot of overview and drive in store? Then apply your logic to our logistics!

Job Facts

  • Training location: Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Requirement: General certificate of secondary education
  • Vocational school: BSZ Lichtenstein
  • Advanced training options: Certified logistics master


APPLICATION TIPS

This is how to apply to us:

You should definitely apply early enough. Therefore, apply as soon as in May/June of the previous year before the desired beginning of your apprenticeship or your studies via our online applicant portal. Please also directly upload the required documents as PDF files there.

A good application includes:
  • a cover letter
  • a complete tabulated CV
  • a copy of your most recent school report
  • copies of already completed diplomas, exams and internships
  • a current photo

SCHOOL INTERNSHIP IN MOHSDORF

At our location in Mohsdorf, we offer internships for pupils aged 14 and over in all Zschimmer & Schwarz training professions.

Our internships are highly sought after and some are already filled up to a year in advance. So you should apply to us in writing as quickly as possible. In the cover letter, do not forget to indicate the exact job title and the desired date for your internship.

More information

Send your application by mail to:

Zschimmer & Schwarz
Mohsdorf GmbH & Co. KG
Human Resources
Chemnitztalstrasse 1
09217 Burgstaedt | DE

Or simply e-mail it to: personal.zsm@zschimmer-schwarz.com

INTERNSHIP FACTS

  • Duration: Maximum of two weeks
  • Requirement: Status as a pupil

EXPERIENCE REPORTS

Vanessa Bär, training as a chemical laboratory assistant

What I very much like about my apprenticeship at Zschimmer & Schwarz is that we get a deep insight into the company's different departments. Whether in analytics or development, we get to work independently on tasks everywhere, and as a result develop our skills and learn a great deal.

EXPERIENCE REPORTS

Tim Groß, training as an IT specialist in systems integration

As my father also works at Zschimmer & Schwarz, I have known the company since I was a child. But that's not the only reason why the insights into the company I'm now getting during my apprenticeship are so wide-ranging and interesting. I'm also getting to know colleagues from all areas, the work is very varied, and I enjoy it every day anew.

Events

Whether Job Fair or Career Information Days – at events in your region, you will learn first-hand about the training and study opportunities that we offer. Apprentices and trainers convey a great deal of overview, outlook and foresight regarding career opportunities and career perspectives in the professional world of Zschimmer & Schwarz.

 

DURCHSTARTER.DE

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EXCELLENT TRAINING COMPANY

A competent contact person is available to you at every training station! We also support you with internal and external exam preparation courses! The success is reflected in the fact that our trainees regularly rank among the best graduates in the field of the IHK Koblenz. It is not without reason that we regularly receive a certificate from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry as an excellent training company.

Location Lahnstein

Team Manager Commercial Training

Susanne Klothen

Zschimmer & Schwarz
Human Resources
Max-Schwarz-Strasse 3-5
56112 Lahnstein | DE

T +49 2621 12-538
F +49 2621 12-460
s.klothen@zschimmer-schwarz.com
Location Mohsdorf

Head of Human Resources

Ines Bieber

Zschimmer & Schwarz
Human Resources
Chemnitztalstrasse 1
09217 Burgstaedt | DE

T +49 3724 67-205
F +49 3724 14600
i.bieber@zschimmer-schwarz.com