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GRAFE is a leading specialist in refining the design and technical properties of thermoplastics. For almost 30 years, we have been committed to making the world more colorful every day – working together, with the courage to create color and function. We can offer you an exciting career in a diverse team.

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VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Do something with a future!

 

Apply to us for one of our exciting apprenticeships, start your career with us and develop continuously at GRAFE.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Be part of the team.

 

GRAFE is a constantly growing company that is looking for you as a career starter, specialist or manager to continue and extend our growth with you.

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INTERNSHIPS & VACATION JOBS

Take a look behind the scenes.

 

We would be happy to offer you an internship or vacation job so that you can get to know us better and increase your chances of getting one of our apprenticeships.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BECOME PART OF THE TEAM.

 

The company is one of the most modern masterbatch manufacturers in Europe. More than 300 employees develop and produce for the national and international market in our state-of-the-art plant in Blankenhain, in the heart of Germany.

As a company that is continuously growing, GRAFE is always looking for new employees of any age and with various qualifications. We value both skilled workers and those starting out on their careers, and we offer them professional challenges and security.

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OVERVIEW OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Sales Manager in technical sales (M/F/O)

YOUR TASKS:

  • comprehensive support of our customers in the plastics processing industry (sales area or product division) as well as independent acquisition of new customers
  • application-technical consultation on site in material-technical questions
  • Collaboration in the project team for the implementation of complex customer requirements
  • close cooperation with the development departments

YOUR PROFILE:

  • completed vocational training preferably in the technical field or
  • completed commercial or nontechnical vocational training and high interest in technical issues
  • strong communication skills and enjoy solution-oriented cooperation with customers from a wide range of industries
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good English and MS Office skills
  • High level of resilience and commitment

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • an innovative and dynamic corporate environment
  • a secure job in a fast-growing and sustainably operating family business
  • High degree of creative freedom due to flat hierarchies
  • Intensive training in the new area of responsibility as well as in neighboring areas
  • further training opportunities for your professional and personal development

Accountant, assistant tax consultant (M/F/O)

YOUR ROLE:
The very diverse range of tasks covers all work typical of the profession, in particular:

  • Participation in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Processing of the typical contents of financial accounting
  • Processing of asset accounting
  • Processing of tax issues
  • Involvement in intercompany charges

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Completed commercial training with subsequent qualification as tax clerk or accountant
  • Professional experience in finance and accounting with a focus on tax
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Commercial, analytical and strategic thinking skills are required
  • High resilience and commitment

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A dynamic and innovative business environment
  • A secure job in a future-oriented and fast-growing company
  • Intensive training in all relevant areas
  • An interesting and challenging field of work
  • Responsibility from an early stage
  • Further training opportunities for your personal and professional development

ELECTRICIAN (M/F/O)

YOUR ROLE:
The very diverse range of tasks covers all work typical of the profession, in particular:

  • Maintenance and servicing of production facilities, electrical equipment and installations as well as technical systems such as heating, ventilation and cooling systems, elevators, electr. rolling doors, shelving systems, fire alarm system and many more
  • Measuring and testing work
  • Carrying out repairs under own responsibility
  • Support, instruction and supervision of external companies

YOUR PROFILE:

  • successfully completed training as a skilled worker in the field of electrical engineering or electronics for industrial engineering or mechatronics
  • Switching authorization up to 30kV (advantageous)
  • Ability to work in a team as well as a high degree of willingness to learn and commitment
  • Willingness to work shifts (perspective)
  • Basic knowledge of PC and standard software

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • a dynamic and innovative company environment
  • a secure job in a future-oriented and fast-growing family business
  • intensive training in all relevant areas
  • interesting and challenging tasks
  • rapid assumption of responsibility
  • further training opportunities for your personal and professional development

INTERNAL SALES EMPLOYEE – focus on export (M/F/O)

YOUR TASKS:

  • independent support of international customers incl. master data maintenance
  • Document preparation (from offer to invoice)
  • Preparation of necessary delivery documents
  • Preparation of freight and customs documents
  • Implementation of export control

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Secondary school diploma
  • completed commercial training
  • 3 – years of relevant work experience desirable
  • knowledge of the relevant laws and regulations
  • confident handling of MS-Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • strong communication skills
  • friendly and convincing appearance
  • Ability to work under pressure and quick comprehension
  • Ability to work in a team and commitment
  • independent and conscientious way of working
  • good command of written and spoken English

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • a dynamic and innovative corporate environment
  • a secure job in a future-oriented and fast-growing company
  • a high degree of creative freedom due to flat hierarchies
  • further training opportunities for your personal and professional development

PRODUCTION EMPLOYEE (M/F/O)

YOUR TASKS:

  • Working on different extrusion lines
  • Production of various plastic and color compounds on an industrial scale
  • Production of plastic granulates (masterbatches / compounds)
  • Maintenance and repair of machines and tools

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Completed vocational training (also of other types)
  • willingness to work in shifts (3-shift system)
  • reliability
  • independent and goal-oriented way of working
  • ability to work in a team, communication skills and flexibility

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • fast opportunities to participate in the development of a family-run growth company
  • high degree of creative freedom due to flat hierarchies in a young, dynamic and innovative company environment
  • interesting and varied challenges
  • quick assumption of responsibility

QUALITY ASSURANCE EMPLOYEE (M/F/O)

YOUR TASKS:

  • Manufacture and evaluation of injection molded test specimens
  • Measuring of test specimens by means of spectrophotometer
  • Documentation of test results
  • Melt index determinations
  • Incoming goods inspections
  • Creation of release documents

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Completed technical vocational training
  • first professional experience in quality assurance desirable
  • Experience in (plastics) industry desirable
  • Willingness to work in 3-shift system
  • ability to work in a team
  • handling of PC required

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A dynamic, innovative family-run industrial company with numerous social benefits, e.g. private health insurance
  • A secure job in a future-oriented, fast-growing company
  • An interesting and challenging work environment

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    POSTAL APPLICATION TO

    GRAFE Advanced Polymers GmbH
    for the attention of Dr. Colette Friedrich (HR Management)
    Waldecker Straße 21
    99444 Blankenhain

    Telefon
    +49 (0) 36459 4 50
    Fax
    +49 (0) 36459 51 45
    E-Mail
    job@grafe.com

    VOCATIONAL TRAINING

    DO SOMETHING WITH A FUTURE!

     

    At GRAFE, you will not only learn everything about your area of training, but as an apprentice at GRAFE you can expect many special highlights during your period with us.

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    OFFERS AT A GLANCE

    Process Mechanic for Plastics and Rubber Technology (M/F/O)

    With us you can work on various plastics machines, carry out color measurements on measuring instruments, prepare formulations and devote yourself entirely to the world of color granulates. During your practical training in our company, you will attend vocational college in Gotha and complete the corresponding courses there.

    ROLE IN THE COMPANY:

    • Work on different plastics machines
    • Testing of various materials for quality control, analytical tests
    • Performance of color measurements on measuring instruments
    • Production of trial and test samples, films, platelets, plastic and color mixtures
    • Preparation and weighing of formulations
    • Maintenance and servicing of machines and tools

    AREAS OF WORK DURING TRAINING:

    • Production – production of plastic granules
    • Mixing room – production and testing of color mixtures
    • Technical Center – work on all production techniques of plastics processing
    • Quality control – qualitative evaluation of the products

    Do you think this would suit you? Do you have a high school leaving qualification? Are you a team player with the ability to learn quickly, a technical understanding and a willingness to work in a shift system? Then we would be delighted to receive your detailed application.

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    Mechatronics Engineer (M/F/O)

    During your 3.5 years of training with us, you will work on various production facilities and on equipment that is important in the overall operational process. While you will complete your practical training with us in the company, you will go to vocational school at the Andreas-Gordon-Schule in Erfurt and also attend appropriate courses there.

    ROLE IN THE COMPANY:

    • You will work in a team of electricians and fitters in our in-house workshop.
    • You will learn how to operate, assemble and commission complex mechatronic machines, equipment and systems.
    • You will be taught how to install electrical assemblies and components.
    • You will be shown how to set, program and test the functions of mechatronic systems.
    • Maintenance and servicing of the systems is a must. Therefore, you will get to know the versatile and modern production facilities in detail, as well as the assembly and disassembly of machines and systems.
    • Of course, you can also continue your education with us. We offer you the opportunity to acquire a forklift and lifting platform license!

    AREAS OF WORK DURING TRAINING:

    • Workshop & Production
    • Cross-departmental departments, e.g. technical center, GRAFE-DESIGN-CENTER, all upstream and downstream areas
    • Workshop

    You feel addressed and have a good secondary school diploma, especially in mathematics and physics? You are a team player, have a good grasp of technical matters and enjoy working? You don’t mind working in shifts? Do you want a secure job even after your apprenticeship? Then we would be pleased to receive your meaningful application.

    Warehouse Logistics Specialist (M/F/O)

    Are you fascinated by warehouse and logistics processes and the possibilities that modern media offer in these areas? Are you interested in the way raw materials come into the company, are processed there, are stored and end products finally reach the customer? With us you will learn a lot about the requirements of a modern warehouse system, you will immediately be part of a committed team and will get to know our company very well, together with our approx. 20 trainees in our various training professions.

    ROLE IN THE COMPANY:

    • Receiving goods, checking and booking incoming goods
    • Storage of goods and provision of goods by means of technical transport equipment
    • Use of in-house software
    • Planning outgoing goods and putting deliveries together
    • Checking shipping documents and transferring goods to external service providers
    • Maintenance and servicing of machines and tools

    AREAS OF WORK DURING TRAINING:

    • Materials management – incoming goods – handling of various raw materials
    • Logistics – outgoing goods – handling of end products and preparation for transport to the customer
    • Departments covering various areas e.g. Sales

    Do you think this would suit you? Do you have a high school leaving certificate? Are you a team player with the ability to learn quickly, an interest in technology and a desire to learn more about a technology leader based in Thuringia? Do you want a secure job after you have completed your training? Then we would be delighted to receive your detailed application.

    Industrial Clerk (M/F/O)

    With us, you can focus specifically on materials management, & sales, accounting and marketing. While you will complete your practical training in our company, you will attend college in Erfurt and take the appropriate courses there.

    ROLE IN THE COMPANY:

    • Materials management/logistics: purchasing, incoming goods and testing
    • Production management: planning, production and organization
    • Human resources: administration, payroll accounting
    • Distribution and sales: organization, promotion, sales, shipping, customer service
    • Accounting: bookkeeping, payment transactions, cost and performance accounting
    • Marketing: public relations, advertising material design, trade fair and event organization

    AREAS OF WORK DURING TRAINING:

    • Sales/distribution: processing of sales orders, invoicing and dunning, distribution and shipping
    • Purchasing/materials management/logistics: material procurement and logistics
    • Accounting: cost accounting and calculation, financial accounting
    • Marketing: internal and external communication, company presentation

    Do you feel this would suit you? Do you have a good high school leaving certificate as a minimum? Do you have a confident appearance, the ability to work in a team and good communication skills? Then we would be delighted to receive your detailed application.

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      POSTAL APPLICATION TO

      GRAFE Advanced Polymers GmbH
      for the attention of Dr. Colette Friedrich (HR Management)
      Waldecker Straße 21
      99444 Blankenhain

      Telefon
      +49 (0) 36459 4 50
      Fax
      +49 (0) 36459 51 45
      E-Mail
      job@grafe.com

      INTERNSHIPS & VACATION JOBS

      TAKE A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES.

       

      Would you like to gain your first experience through an internship or vacation job? Get to know a company from the plastics processing industry and its employees and enjoy the positive working atmosphere of a family business? Then apply to us now!

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      OFFERS AT A GLANCE

      Vacation Job

      YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

      • You are 16 or 17 years old
      • You are mobile
      • You are a team player, a quick learner and like
        technology
      • You want to work for at least 3 weeks

      YOUR AREA OF WORK:

      • Production of sample plates for our customers
      • Support work in production
      • Development of different color formulations
      • Work on various plastics machines

      WE OFFER YOU:

      • A wage of €9.60 an hour
      • A friendly and professional team that will support you
      • Work in a leading industrial company
      • The opportunity to test your skills and get your bearings in the world of work

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      YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

      • You are mobile
      • You are a team player, a quick learner and like
        technology

      YOUR AREA OF WORK:

      • Production of sample plates for our customers
      • Support work in production
      • Development of different color formulations
      • Work on various plastics machines
      • Work in various commercial areas

      WE OFFER YOU:

      • A friendly and professional team that will support you
      • Work in a leading industrial company
      • The opportunity to test your skills and get your bearings in the world of work

      APPLY ONLINE




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        *I agree that my application will remain in GRAFE’s pool of applicants so that I can be contacted about vacancies in the future. By submitting my application, I also consent to the use of my data to process the application. I can revoke this agreement in writing at any time and request erasure of my data. You can find further information and revocation information in our privacy policy.


        POSTAL APPLICATION TO

        GRAFE Advanced Polymers GmbH
        for the attention of Dr. Colette Friedrich (HR Management)
        Waldecker Straße 21
        99444 Blankenhain

        Telefon
        +49 (0) 36459 4 50
        Fax
        +49 (0) 36459 51 45
        E-Mail
        job@grafe.com

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