CERATIZIT Balzheim as an Employer

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    CERATIZIT Balzheim

    CERATIZIT Balzheim GmbH & Co. KG

    Carl-Otto-Weg 21

    DE-88481 Balzheim, Germany


    Recruitment Team: 

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


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 400 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.

Job Vacancies

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!

Jobs in Balzheim

Unsolicited application

If you do not find a suitable job opening, but would still like to apply, please send us your application using the following registration form: 

  • What do we offer?

    • An attractive job in an international company
    • An employee-oriented corporate culture in a medium-sized enterprise
    • 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
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    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
    • Free workwear incl. cleaning 
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    • Company fitness program with discounts at several regional fitness studios

The Perfect start to Your Career

Training young people is really important to us!


Are you looking for an employer with that certain something? You want the security and opportunities of a corporation, but you also don't want to miss out on the charm of a medium-sized company? Then you've come to the right place!


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. After learning the basics of metal processing in the first 1.5 years of training, our apprentices get to know all the relevant departments in our production facility in Unterbalzheim.

We also offer all trainees:

  • 35 hours per week
  • 13th training allowance (50% vacation bonus and 50% Christmas bonus)
  • 30 days holiday + 1 day of special leave for exam preparation
  • Special bonuses for e.g. (very) good grades in vocational school
  • Company pension plan and allowance for capital-forming benefits
  • Free work clothing
  • Company fitness programme with reductions at several local gyms
  • Excursions for trainees
  • Support from qualified training officers
  • Very good chance of continuing with the company and career prospects following training

An overview of our trainee careers:

Cutting machine operator (m/f/d)

Cutting machine operators at CERATIZIT Balzheim manufacture precision tools to one thousandths 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.


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    • Very good secondary school diploma or higher degree
    • Manual dexterity / technical understanding
    • Interest in tools, machines and systems, and spatial awareness
    • Enthusiasm for learning and working in a team

Machine and plant operator (m/f/d)

Machine and plant operators at CERATIZIT configure, operate and programme our machines and plant systems. They also carry out quality assurance measures, and plan and control the individual production steps.

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    • Good secondary school diploma or intermediate school leaving qualification 
    • Interest in tools, machines and plant systems
    • Good practical and technical skills
    • Good spatial imagination
    • Enjoys learning and working as part of a team
    • Friendliness, flexibility and reliability

Industrial mechanic (m/f/d)

Industrial mechanics at CERATIZIT Balzheim machine workpieces with the help of metal-cutting machining processes such as turning, milling and grinding to the thousandth of a millimeter and are responsible for the production, maintenance and monitoring of technical systems as well as for setting up, converting and commissioning production plants.

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    • Very good secondary school diploma or higher degree
    • Interest in tools, machines and equipment
    • Craftsmanship / technical skills
    • Spatial imagination
    • Joy in learning and working in a team
    • Friendliness, flexibility and reliability