Become part of our global, innovative team

We are always looking for people who enrich our culture and help make GKD a little more successful every day. We are particularly strong as a team and each individual contributes to our company’s success with expertise and ideas.

We have a vision. You too?

Visionary people develop innovative ideas, strategies, and concepts for the future. They push these forward with courage and enthusiasm. They inspire employees and their environment with their power of persuasion.

Would you also like to explore new career paths? Would you like to drive change? Do you want to set out on the path to a healthier, cleaner, safer world? Then you’re in just the right place with us.

After all, our company’s vision is to make the world in which we live healthier, cleaner, and safer. We strive to deliver customer benefits through innovation and conservation of resources. At the same time, this approach helps us achieve sustainable development of our planet for future generations.

The world needs innovations!
And we are looking for smart minds
to help us make the world
healthier, cleaner, and

Professionals – We rely on your knowledge and expertise

Your contribution counts. Whether you are a skilled worker, a commercial or technical specialist, or a manager, everyone contributes to our company’s success.

The fields of employment at GKD are many and varied. We are always looking for new qualified employees for the many areas, including Corporate Communications, Purchasing, Research and Development, Finance and Controlling, Human Resources, Information Technology, Process Optimization, Sales, and many more.

Students and graduates – Career entry at GKD

With the right employer, you can set the course for your professional future. Are you a university or technical college graduate looking for an employer to start your career? Do you have excellent qualifications, initial practical experience, enthusiasm for your subjects, and the courage to try something new? Are you looking for a company in which there is not only a strong willingness and ability to perform, but in which you can grow? A company where you will be encouraged and challenged and where values such as respect, reliability, and commitment are applied on a daily basis?

Then apply for one of our current job vacancies!

Pupils and trainees – Traineeship at GKD

We are looking for young and motivated people to enrich our strong community of more than 900 employees worldwide. We are proud that many trainees remain loyal to us for many years after their training and are working with us to advance our world-leading technical weaving company.

61 former industrial/technical trainees currently work at the site in Düren as qualified employees. 42 former business trainees are working as specialists and managers in administration, sales, and technology.


Here you can download our brochures on careers and traineeship at GKD.

About our traineeships

Your training at GKD generally starts in August and lasts for between two and three-and-a-half years, depending on the trade or profession. A traineeship can also be shortened depending on your previous knowledge and experience.

Training manager Sabine Küppers-Rößling is your direct contact for all questions concerning training. Both she and our trainers and mentors are there to ensure you find your place quickly at GKD.


Or apply on your own initiative…

Do you develop innovative ideas, strategies, and concepts for the future and push these forward with courage and enthusiasm? Do you inspire your colleagues and your environment with your power of persuasion? Do you like to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in? Then you’re very welcome here!

Your contribution counts. Whether you are a skilled worker, a commercial or technical specialist, or a manager, everyone contributes to our company’s success.

We look forward to receiving your unsolicited application and getting to know you.

We look forward to receiving your application

Simply send it to us directly via our online application form. Of course this also works for your unsolicited application.

Do you still have questions?
Then please feel free to call us or send us a message via our contact form.

Sabine Küppers-Rößling
Director Global Human Resources

T +49 2421 803 148

Daria Born-Latta
HR Specialist Talent Acquisition & Onboarding

T +49 2421 803 432