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GKD offers a wide range of job opportunities for trainees and apprentices after completion of their training

GKD trains more young people than it actually needs, yet still offers committed employees good development opportunities after completion of their training. Every year, a large number of trainees are offered permanent employment contracts. Indeed, 61 former technical trainees are currently employed as qualified members of staff at the company. 42 former commercial trainees hold positions as specialists and managers in Administration, Sales and Engineering. Internally funded qualification measures that lead to further vocational qualifications are the best prerequisite for a career at GKD. Training starts each year in August or September. Those wishing to apply will need to have completed their school education (10B/HH/’Abitur’) with average to good grades in their school-leaving certificates.

Industrial business management assistant

 

Industrial business management assistant (also as dual study program)Within our companies, Industrial Business Management Assistants handle commercial and business-related tasks in departments including Sales and Marketing, HR, Finance and Accounting.
Core duties:

  • Administration, planning, and cost estimating of commercial tasks within a company
  • Drawing up quotes
  • Personnel organization and payroll accounting
  • Customer advice and support, sales
  • Cost and performance monitoring, bookkeeping

Final examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 3 years
Training venues: training company (office), vocational school

Information technology officer

Information technology officers procure and manage information and telecommunications systems. They determine user requirements, plan and draw up application solutions, and also advise and train users. In addition to this, they secure the cost-effectiveness and customer/user-oriented organization of projects.

Core duties:

  • Analysis of business processes with regard to the deployment of information and communication systems
  • Drafting computer-based requirements profiles and user solutions
  • Consulting, supporting and training computer users
  • Designing and maintaining websites

Final examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 3 years, although a shorter training period is possible in certain cases
Training venues: training company (office), vocational school

 

Industrial mechanic

Industrial mechanics produce, set up or rework components and assemblies for machines and production equipment. They optimize and monitor manufacturing processes, and are responsible for repair and maintenance work.

Core duties:

  • Planning and manufacturing tools and machine parts made of metal
  • Assembling, repairing and maintaining devices, machines and installations
  • Drafting and interpreting specifications and drawings
  • Planning, steering and receiving operational procedures

Final examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 3.5 years
Training venues: training company (office), vocational school

Electronics engineer, specializing in industrial engineering

Electronics engineers specializing in industrial engineering install, maintain, and repair electrical operating, production and processing systems – ranging from switchgear and control systems, through power supply plants, to communication and lighting technology equipment.

Core duties:

  • Assembling and installing operating equipment and systems used for power engineering
  • Measuring and testing measurement and control equipment
  • Commissioning operating equipment and power installations
  • Maintaining power distribution, lighting, messaging/signaling, control and drive systems

Final examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 3.5 years
Training venues: training company (workshop/production)

 

Machine and equipment operator for textile technology

Machine and equipment operators for textile technology that specialize in weaving operate and maintain looms for producing woven technical fabrics, e.g. in our metal and plastics weaving operations.

Core duties:

  • Operating, maintaining, converting and setting up the looms
  • Quality control
  • Presenting and determining woven designs, as well as applying design specifications
  • Checking the raw material used for the weaving process
  • Producing and certifying woven fabrics

Final examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 2-3 years
2-year training: qualification as machine and system operator; assuming good performance and interest, advanced level training can be taken
1-year training: qualification as production engineer
Training venues: training company (workshop/production), vocational school

 

Warehouse operator

Warehouse operators receive goods and warehouse them properly. They pick deliveries for shipping or forward goods to the relevant posts in the company.

The key activities include:

  • Preparing shipping and proper warehousing
  • Performing quality controls
  • Performing goods receipt processes

Final examination with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 2 years
Training locations: training company, vocational college

Textile laboratory technician

Textile laboratory technicians examine and analyze the chemical and physical properties of textile raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods, and textile auxiliary agents. In addition, they also assist with product development.

The key activities include:

  • Conveying textile and technical expertise
  • Preparing, performing and evaluating product-related analysis procedures
  • Assisting with processes in research, analytics, and product development
  • Monitoring operational processes

Final examination with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Training period: 3.5 years
Training locations: training company (laboratory), vocational college

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