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START YOUR CAREER WITH GRAFE!

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.

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

OVERVIEW OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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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

Web Developer / Full Stack (M/F/O)

YOUR ROLE:

  • Implementation of innovative and trend-setting web applications for the plastics processing industry
  • Creation of sophisticated software solutions for frontend and backend
  • Design and implementation of interfaces and web services
  • Continuous maintenance and improvement of the systems
  • Development and execution of unit and integration tests

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Extensive experience of development and programming
  • A passion for software development and enjoyment of learning every day
  • A feel for good user experience and user interfaces – Very good communication and teamwork skills, good organization and a structured approach to work
  • Extensive knowledge of PHP and JavaScript web technologies
  • Standards like HTTP, REST APIs, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, SQL are part of everyday life
  • Experience in agile software development, Git, Ajax, Bootstrap, MaterializeCSS, ReactJS, angular and high-performance frameworks are an advantage
  • Experience in colorimetry and 3D visualization completes your profile

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • An interesting and innovative company and working environment
  • Independent work with a high degree of creative freedom thanks to flat hierarchies
  • First-class equipment in the workplace
  • Responsibility from an early stage
  • A secure job in a future-oriented and fast-growing company
  • Further training opportunities for personal and professional development

Programmer / Software Developer (M/W/D)

YOUR ROLE:

  • Programming / implementation of new business applications for a market-leading industrial company
  • Maintenance and enhancement of existing business applications

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Completed IT training, e.g. as “IT specialist – Application development”
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of programming
  • Development languages: C++, SQL, preferably also: Delphi, TypeScript, C#
  • Experience in the use of relational databases (Firebird, Interbase, SQL Server, …)
  • Very good communication skills and the ability to work in a team

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A dynamic and innovative company environment
  • A secure job in a future-oriented and fast-growing company
  • Interesting and challenging work environment
  • A high degree of creative freedom thanks to flat hierarchies
  • Responsibility from an early stage
  • Further training opportunities for your personal and professional development

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

Phone
+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.

OFFERS AT A GLANCE

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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.

You can see what awaits you on YouTube!

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.

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

Phone
+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!

OFFERS AT A GLANCE

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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 €7.50 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

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

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

Privacy policy

11 + 1 =

*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

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

INDIVIDUAL, PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND ADVICE

Masterbatches, additives or compounds – we are specialists in the modification of plastics and support you in the development of your tailor-made products. Our color designers and plastics specialists support you in your projects with creativity and inspiration.

LET’S GET STARTED

Call us on +49 (0) 36459 45 0. Send us an e-mail to grafe@grafe.com or click here to use our contact form: