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The ZDS an an employer

The ZDS, founded in 1951, is the world's most renowned education and training institute for all sectors of the confectionery industry. Every year, participants from more than 30 nations attend specialist conferences, seminars and internships on topics related to confectionery production. In addition, ZDS advises companies from a wide variety of countries and conducts company-specific training and test series for member companies.

As a non-profit association with the location in Solingen-Gräfrath, the ZDS has about 50 employees of the public and non-public service. Modernly equipped buildings, an in-house refectory catering to students and participants from all over the world as well as ZDS staff, as well as an open-minded and motivated team, provide the basis for an optimal working and learning environment.

What we offer:

  • High degree of independence as well as diverse design options
  • Small, motivated, open-minded team
  • Training by qualified personnel
  • Varied work
  • Modern working environment
  • Class room swith SMART-board technology
  • Meals in the in-house refectory
  • Occupational pensions

 

Also you would like to become part of the team?
Currently we have the following job offer:

We are looking for: Teacher / Specialist Confectionery (m/f)

Job title
Teacher / Specialist for Confectionery (m/f)
Starting work
immediately
Working time
40 hrs. per week
Place of workSolingen-Gräfrath, De-Leuw-Str. 3-9 / Germany
 Profile
  • Professional industrial experience in production and development
  • Initial experience in training and further education; commitment and high social competence
  • Strong judgement and decision-making skills
  • Broad expertise in the field of confectionery technology [preferably chocolate].
  • Very good knowledge of English and confident handling of MS-Office system
  • Communicative personality
  • Team player with a pronounced service mentality
  • Independent operation
  • Empathy and assertiveness
Your Application

If we have catched your interest, we would be pleased to receive your completed application documents by e-mail at: bewerbung[at]zds-solingen[dot]de. Unsolicited documents sent by post cannot be returned.

We are looking for: Staff Seminar Department / Seminar-Coordinator (m/f)

Job title:Staff Seminar Department / Seminar Coordinator (m/f)
Starting work
immediately
Working time
40 hrs. per week
Place of work
Solingen-Gräfrath, De-Leuw-Str. 3-9 / Germany
Profile

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Negotiating skills in dealing with customers and speakers
  • Completed commercial apprenticeship
  • Previous knowledge in the food/confectionery industry desired
  • Very good knowledge of German and English (other languages desirable)
  • Very good knowledge of common Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Organisational talent and ability to work in a team

 

Responsibilities
  • Project management (planning, budgeting and coordination)
  • Research on current topics and trends in the confectionery sector
  • Planning, implementation and follow-up of international seminars
    workshops and congresses
  • Support during trade fair appearances
  • Support with marketing measures
  • Administrative tasks (invoicing, supervision of the online registration process
  • Use of the content management system, etc.
Your Application
If we have catched your interest, we look forward to receiving your detailed application documents by e-mail at bewerbung[at]zds-solingen[dot]de. Unsolicited documents sent by post cannot be returned.

We are looking for: Freelance Lecturers (m/f)

In the course of the growth of our institution and the associated expansion of the confectionery and food-related seminar topics, we would like to expand our pool of lecturers and are therefore continuously looking for

Freelance Lecturers (m/f) 

in the area of:

      Confectionery production

Personnel management

      Operational cost management

We employ both academic and non-academic lecturers.

We are also happy to welcome experienced practitioners.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone: 0212-5961-27.

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