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Your career at Ketten Wälder GmbH

Ketten Wälder is an owner-managed, highly innovative family business located in Upper Bavaria near Chiemsee, between Salzburg and Munich.

The company operates in over 50 countries worldwide, serves customers from a wide range of industries and is active in the fields of cleanroom, offshore, lifting and conveyor technology, food industry and maritime industry. With decades of experience, Ketten Wälder guarantees comprehensive customer support with individual consulting services.

In doing so, we attach great importance to cooperation based on partnership, which is characterized by transparency, fairness and trust. The supporting pillars of our company philosophy include the uncompromisingly high quality of our products and their wide range of applications.

We are always interested in interesting personalities who are the right fit to expand and strengthen our team.

If you would like to become part of the Ketten Wälder team, please send us your full CV and application, addressed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Unsolicited applications are also welcome.

What we offer:

  • Interesting and varied activities with creative freedom
  • Individual development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths


Production Manager (m/f/d)

Top development perspective
in highly attractive corporate environment – Bavaria

Candidate Profile:

  • Completed training in a technical/trade occupation
  • Preferably experience in personnel management, organization, production management
  • Good planning and analytical skills
  • Technically correct communication
  • Technical understanding of complex issues
  • Willingness to learn and perform
  • Good communication skills and high level of personal responsibility

Task Profile:

  • Creation of production plan with warehouse management + distribution
  • Planning of machine allocation plans
  • Planning of material usage, demand notification of raw materials and supplies
  • Conception, elaboration and implementation of rotative tool set, maintenance and replenishment system
  • Preparation of repair and maintenance schedule of production equipment
  • Development and optimization of tools
  • Communication with the tool shop
  • Documentation of machine utilization
  • Optimization of equipment efficiency and machine utilization

Account Manager (m/f/d)

Permanent full-time position

Your profile:

  • Preference: degree
  • Fluency of expression, both written and spoken
  • Multilingualism is an advantage (German, English, +)
  • Positive and friendly demeanour
  • Customer and service focus
  • Acquisition and communication skills
  • Conscientiousness and quality awareness
  • Affinity with technology
  • Willingness to travel

Your area of activity:

  • Personal customer support
  • Establishing and expanding customer relationships
  • Expert advice and sales
  • Planning and implementing customer-related sales activities
  • Processing enquiries, preparing offers and project support
  • Independent working

Cutting machine operator (m/f/d)

Permanent full-time position

Your profile:

  • Completed vocational training
  • Ability to work independently
  • Manual dexterity
  • Knowledge of manual machining
  • Knowledge of CNC machining
  • Knowledge of CNC programming

Your area of activity:

  • Manufacture of drawing parts
  • Dimensional control of finished parts
  • Programming of CNC turning-milling centers ShopTurn
  • Programming of iTNC 530/TNC 640 milling/turning centers

Mechanical Engineer (m/f/d)

Permanent full-time position

Your profile:

  • Completed training as a technician or master in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics is an advantage
  • Knowledge of system maintenance and repair
  • Knowledge of welding in electrical, MIG and TIG processes
  • Creative in finding solutions to problems
  • Skilled craftsmanship

Your area of activity:

  • Machine management of chain production systems
  • Operation, adjustment and modification of machines
  • Maintenance, repair and servicing of machinery

Sales Representative (m/f/d)


Your profile:

  • Completed commercial training
  • Good knowledge of English, second foreign language an advantage
  • Positive friendly appearance and strong communication skills
  • Technical and logical understanding
  • Pleasure in dealing with customers
  • Customer and service orientation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • MS-Office knowledge

Your area of activity:

  • Offer and order processing
  • Shipping and customs handling
  • Personal customer support

Employee Product Development/Construction (m/f/d)

Permanent full-time position

Your profile: 

  • Completed technical studies (production technology, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering), preferably in the metal industry, and/or training as a technician
  • Professional experience in the field of development/construction is an advantage
  • Accurate, independent work according to instructions
  • High degree of initiative and responsibility
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team is required
  • Confident handling of MS-Office
  • English language skills (written and spoken) are an advantage
  • Experience with the CAD program SolidWorks (Solid Edge)

Your area of activity:

  • New product developments in the team (from the hand sketch up to the series production)
  • Implementation of internal design projects
  • Creation of 3D models and assemblies, derivation of technical drawings
  • Support in the handling of complaints and action tracking
  • Implementation of FEM analyses
  • Development as well as support of test processes/prototype tests
Do you have any questions or need individual advice?
We will be happy to help you with any concerns you may have.