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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, ceramics, textile and chemical fibre industries as well as surfactants, polymers and phosphonates for the cosmetics and detergents industry make the world safer, stronger, cleaner and more colourful.

Founded in 1894 in Chemnitz, our company is now headquartered in Lahnstein and has 28 locations in 15 countries on five continents. Whether in the laboratory, in the office, in the trade or in IT, whether dual study or training, your possibilities are as varied as our products. A total of 1,300 employees worldwide, including 500 in Lahnstein with more than 40 trainees, are looking forward to shaping the future of chemistry together with you.



PROFESSIONS IN CHEMISTRY

Chemist

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 location: Lahnstein, Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Certificate of secondary education or middle school certificate
  • Vocational schools: David-Roentgen-Schule Neuwied, BSZ Radebeul
  • Advanced training options: Technician, industrial master of chemistry, technical business economist

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

Laboratory chemist

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 location: Lahnstein, Burgstaedt/OT Mohsdorf
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Middle school certificate
  • Vocational schools: David-Roentgen-Schule Neuwied, BSZ Radebeul
  • Advanced training options: Technician, industrial master of chemistry, technical business economist

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

Wastewater technology specialist

Neat! Now, you can become the hero of the environment. As a specialist in wastewater technology, you are at the forefront when it comes to protecting the most important raw material in the world: our water. You service, monitor and maintain our modern wastewater treatment plant and inspect the wastewater in terms of all its properties. Because of course we only let strictly tested and absolutely pure water back into the environment!

Does natural science interest you? Is nature close to your heart? Naturally! Then come and join Zschimmer & Schwarz.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Lahnstein
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Requirement: Certificate of secondary education or middle school certificate
  • Vocational school: David-Roentgen-Schule Neuwied
  • Advanced training options: Technician, master waste management, business administrator, business economist

Unfortunately, we do not currently offer this apprenticeship.



BUSINESS

Industrial clerk

The market is moving: industrial clerks are our thinkers and drivers. You are involved in all important business and functional processes and, with your organisational talent, are one of our guarantors of success. Whether you are purchasing raw materials, determining prices or selling, you know our products like the back of your hand. You ensure optimal transport routes and process the bills.

Are you in your element in the broad world of economics? Then you can soon say to our national and international customers: Hallo, hello, hola and bonjour.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Lahnstein
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Requirement: Middle school certificate or (vocational) diploma
  • Vocational school: BBS Lahnstein
  • Advanced training options: Business economist, expert merchant, accountant
Merchant in wholesale and foreign trade

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

Electronics technician for industrial engineering

When it comes to AC and DC, you are not only thinking about electric guitars, but also about alternating current and direct current? Then an apprenticeship as an electronics technician for industrial engineering is your personal highway to the world. With your work, you ensure the energy supply of the production facilities in our company. In order for everything to be powered up around the clock, you install, maintain and monitor our electrical systems and, in the event of faults, ensure fast fault analysis and troubleshooting.

Do mathematics and physics interest you, and do the functional principles of electronic proverbially charge you up? Then full power ahead to Zschimmer & Schwarz.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Lahnstein
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Middle school certificate
  • Vocational schools: ILW Koblenz, BBS Lahnstein
  • Advanced training options: Industrial master, technician specialising in electrical engineering, technical business economist, technical business administrator
Industrial mechanic maintenance

People and machines. If everything works perfectly, this combination makes our work easier every day. And to make sure that everything works perfectly, we need you. Because you understand your trade. As an industrial mechanic for maintenance, you can swing your tools with us. With the installation, maintenance and servicing of our machines, you ensure that all our wheels mesh with each other.

Do you hit the nail on the head? Then use your craftsmanship at Zschimmer & Schwarz and turn our machines into reliable endurance runners.

Job Facts

  • Training location: Lahnstein
  • Duration of training: 3.5 years
  • Requirement: Certificate of secondary education or middle school certificate
  • Vocational schools: ILW Koblenz, BBS Lahnstein
  • Advanced training options: Industry master, technician, technical business economist, technical business administrator
Specialist for leather production and tanning technology

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

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

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, especially during the holiday period. 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,
  • attach a tabular CV and
  • include a copy of our latest school report.

 

More information

Send your application by mail to:

Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG
Chemische Fabriken
Human Resources
Max-Schwarz-Strasse 3-5
56112 Lahnstein, Germany

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

INTERNSHIP FACTS

  • Duration: Maximum of two weeks, during the holidays only one week in the scientific professions
  • 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

Carina Marinoiu, training as an industrial clerk

As part of my apprenticeship I not only get to work in commercial departments such as purchasing, sales and accounting, but also in production and the laboratory. This way, I gain an insight into all the company's operations. Even as an office worker, you should know what goes on in production.

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.

For further information about the job profiles in the chemical industry, please visit the following websites:

chemie-azubi.de
elementare-vielfalt.de

 

DATEEVENT/PLACE

5-6 September 2018

Vocatium in the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz

9 November 2018

Berufsinformationstag BIT in Montabaur

12-13 April 2019

Intern and study days in the CGM-Arena
in Koblenz/Oberwerth

 

CHEMISTRY BLOG

Take a look at our latest blog entries (available only in German).

VIDEO INSIGHT INTO EVERYDAY LIFE DURING TRAINING

What does a chemist actually do? With Edward, you can experience training up close (available only in German).

DURCHSTARTER.DE

Discover more about your possibilities at Zschimmer & Schwarz (available only in German).

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 Lahnstein

Team Manager Scientific & Technical Training

Clemens Wilhelm

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

T +49 2621 12-397
F +49 2621 12-460
c.wilhelm@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