Who are we and what do we do?

▲ CERATIZIT Balzheim GmbH & Co. KG was established in March 2018 following the merger of the two CERATIZIT subsidiaries KLENK (founded in 1958) and Günther Wirth Präzisionswerkzeuge (founded in 1981).

▲ Currently over 450 people are employed at the Balzheim site.

▲ Within the CERATIZIT Group, we are the centre of excellence for cutting applications using solid carbide tools in the aerospace industry.

▲ We produce over 2.5 million rotary machining tools for drilling, reaming, milling and countersinking every year.

▲ Our KLENK and private label tool solutions meet the most stringent quality requirements and are used around the world in the aerospace industry, automotive industry, mechanical engineering and medical technology sectors.

▲ We have been certified as a training company by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Ulm for more than 40 years.

▲ The Balzheim site is certified to DIN ISO 9001 and ISO 50001.

▲ We attach the utmost importance to being environmentally friendly, using renewable energy and save approximately 350 t CO2 a year with our own combined heat and power plant.

What do we offer?

▲ An attractive job in an international company

▲ An employee-oriented corporate culture in a medium-sized enterprise

▲ A growth-oriented company

▲ A motivated and cooperative team, in which team spirit plays a leading role

▲ Flat hierarchies, uniform structures and attractive working-hour models

▲ Performance-related pay and good employee benefits

▲ A clean working environment with ergonomic workstations

▲ Modern equipment

▲ A varied training and development programme

▲ A canteen with roof terrace

▲ On-site parking spaces for car and motorbike

Our employee and additional benefits:

▲ Company pension scheme and contributions to savings schemes (VWL)

▲ Company-wide sports competitions and company fitness packages

▲ Company and employee events

▲ Subsidised food in the canteen

▲ Free drinking water (Aqua water dispenser)

▲ Free work clothing

▲ Company doctor

▲ Special leave



Training young people is really important to us!

Here at CERATIZIT Balzheim, for over 40 years we have focused on training highly qualified professionals. Experienced trainers not only convey the job-specific principles and course content, but also passionately impart their many years of experience, expertise and sound knowledge.

Oberbalzheim houses a modern and spacious training centre where varied and practical training is provided – nothing short of what is expected of an innovative training company certified by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Commercial training at CERATIZIT in Balzheim promises to deliver just as much fun and variety. Trainees can get to grips with all business areas, gather experience and gain a detailed insight into what awaits in daily working life.

We also offer all trainees:

▲ Support from qualified training officers

▲ Free work clothing

▲ 30 days holiday + 1 day of special leave for exam preparation

▲ Very good chance of continuing with the company and career prospects following training

▲ Grant for savings schemes

▲ Company fitness programme with reductions at several local gyms

▲ Excursions for trainees

An overview of our trainee careers:

Cutting machine operator specialising in grinding technology

Cutting machine operators at CERATIZIT Balzheim manufacture precision tools to one hundredth millimetre accuracy! That is why this job requires both dexterity and attention to detail. Working carefully and accurately are skills that are just as important.


▲ Good secondary school grades

▲ Manual dexterity / technical understanding

▲ Interest in tools, machines and systems, and spatial awareness

▲ Enthusiasm for learning and working in a team

Metal technology specialist with a focus on metal-cutting technology

The most essential requirements when training to become a metal technology specialist are manual dexterity and an interest in tools and modern machinery. A metal technology specialist with a focus on metal-cutting technology makes tools using machining techniques such as milling, grinding and turning.


▲ Good secondary school grades

▲ Manual dexterity / technical ability

▲ Spatial awareness and an enthusiasm for learning and working in a team

▲ Friendliness, flexibility and reliability


Industrial clerk commercial training

Those with a talent for organisation, who are comfortable working with English-speaking business partners, sociable and good communicators, have all the makings of an industrial clerk trainee at CERATIZIT Balzheim.


▲ Good secondary school grades

▲ Interest in commercial and economic contexts

▲ Enthusiasm for working with people and an approachable manner

▲ Enjoys working with computers and data, figures and texts


We are constantly investing in the future, want to strengthen our market position and still have much to accomplish. For this reason, we are always on the lookout for qualified employees and trainees to support us in our endeavours and who want to be part of the CERATIZIT family. You will find all our current vacancies at CERATIZIT Balzheim listed below. Apply on our website now!




Do you have any questions about a vacancy or the online application process in general? The recruitment team of our HR department will be happy to help. You can also send us your questions by e-mail. We will respond as soon as possible.

Recruitment Team: 

Tel.: +49 7347 9668-6300
E-mail: personal.balzheim@ceratizit.com

How can you apply?

Please go to our CERATIZIT Group job portal, on which you can submit your application. Please note that we only process applications that have been submitted via the portal.