Shape your professional future with GKD

Your contribution counts. Every contribution counts. Regardless of what point in your career you are currently at. Shape your future together with us and support our global teams.

Do you want to take the
next step in your career?

Then apply and become part of our global team. The fields of employment at GKD are many and varied, and we are always on the lookout for new qualified and committed employees. More than 900 employees around the world work together to make our goals reality.

Do you have questions about application documents or want to know how your application will proceed? You can find all the answers in our FAQ section.

Professionals / Full-time Job-ID 2439P619

Your Tasks

  • You will actively participate in the coordination and preparation of our monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as in the Group's planning process and intra-year forecasts and reports
  • In close cooperation with the international subsidiaries, you will conduct detailed analyses of business development
  • You will be responsible for Group consolidation and ensuring data quality and will take on responsibility for preparing the consolidated financial statements in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) in the future
  • You will play a key role in the introduction of a new consolidation tool and drive the further development of our controlling processes
  • In addition, you will support Group-wide working capital management by setting up a key performance indicator and control system
  • You will ensure that the Group-wide transfer pricing guidelines are adhered to (incl. intercompany reconciliation)



Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a degree in business administration with a focus on finance and/or controlling or a comparable qualification
  • You also have several years of experience in operational controlling or accounting in an international company
  • You have experience in the consolidation (P&L & balance sheet) of several international companies and have sound knowledge of the preparation of consolidated financial statements (HGB)
  • You have already gained experience in the area of working capital management and are familiar with the relevant key figures
  • You are characterized by your excellent analytical skills, a high affinity for numbers and a structured way of working, as well as the ability to present complex issues in an understandable way
  • You are confident in using common MS Office tools and ideally have knowledge of SAP
  • As a strong communicator and team player, you have a very good command of German and English
Professionals / Full-time Job-ID 2439P623

Your Tasks

In this role, you will provide operational support to our Controlling department and will also be responsible for supporting interdisciplinary projects from a controlling perspective and designing and developing processes.

  • You will be actively involved in monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as in the Group's planning process
  • Your tasks will include preparing analyses as well as developing and implementing controlling tools
  • You question the status quo and contribute to the further development of controlling processes and the digitalization of reporting (BI)
  • As part of the Group-wide introduction of SAP S4/HANA, you are the link between Controlling and the technical teams for the implementation of efficient, Group-wide CO processes
  • Your tasks range from conceptual development with the development of guidelines and rules to implementation support and technical user training

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed your studies in business administration / controlling or a comparable field and have already worked for several years in operational controlling at an international manufacturing company
  • You already have experience with SAP S/4HANA and are well versed in the FI, CO, PP and MM modules
  • Ideally, you have knowledge of ABAS-ERP and have gained initial experience in using business intelligence tools
  • Your very good analytical and conceptual skills characterize you and are complemented by an independent, systematic and structured way of working paired with a practical approach
  • Due to your strong communication skills and team orientation, you are able to contribute effectively to cross-functional collaboration with various stakeholders
  • We expect you to be confident in the use of common MS Office tools, as well as a very good command of German and English
Professionals / Full-time Job-ID 2439P611

Your Tasks

We are currently in the process of setting up and rolling out global supply chain management and are looking for support, particularly with regard to strategic procurement and supplier management. In this role, you will have the opportunity to play an active role in shaping the area and making it fit for the future, as well as taking on more process responsibility in the future.

  • You will identify optimization potential and contribute to the continuous improvement of strategic procurement by sharing best practices (global trends and innovations)
  • You take responsibility within the framework of our global product group, supplier and risk management processes
  • You lead strategic supply chain projects and actively work on cross-functional topics such as ensuring all legal and compliance related guidelines to secure global supply chains or escalations from operational ordering
  • You are responsible for conducting annual meetings with suppliers, negotiating contract terms and implementing global supplier strategies
  • You carry out supplier audits according to ISO 9001 and VDA 6.3. and accompany potential analyses and risk assessments
  • You support the holistic source-to-pay process including global sourcing of (alternative) production/non-production suppliers, management of RFPs as well as qualification and onboarding of new suppliers
  • You will also take care of stakeholder management and be the contact person for external suppliers and internal interface partners

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a degree in industrial engineering, supply chain and/or an alternative field of study or have a comparable qualification
  • You have several years of professional experience in strategic procurement or supply chain management in an industrial company
  • You are experienced in project and/or process management
  • You have experience in the automotive environment as well as in the field of quality and ideally have a qualification as an auditor according to IATF 16949 or VDA 6.3
  • You have a strong technical understanding and a high affinity for the topic of sustainability in supply chains
  • You are a team player with strong communication skills and your excellent problem-solving skills set you apart
  • You are business fluent in German and English (due to the global nature of the position) In addition, occasional business trips are no problem for you
Professionals / Full-time Job-ID 2439P595

Your Tasks

The tasks of our IT team are to plan, implement and provide new or modified business processes in information and communication systems and to ensure their integration into the existing IT "biotope". As a project manager (m/f/d), you will be responsible for managing national and international projects. You will be in constant contact with colleagues from IT Supply, IT Demand, internal and external service providers and specialist departments:

  • You support the derivation of a concrete IT roadmap from our corporate and digital strategy
  • You are responsible for the conception and management/implementation of digitalization projects within the value creation processes on an international level with the aim of global harmonization and optimization
  • You evaluate processes and data flows within the organizational structure and derive measures
  • You work closely with related departments and project partners and ensure that all stakeholders are informed about the progress of the project
  • You plan workshops and training courses and carry them out independently

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a degree in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering informatics, (business) informatics or a comparable field of study and have already worked on complex IT projects to modernize work processes in the past
  • You are experienced in the project management of classic and agile projects in the industrial IT environment (experience with ERP systems and/or MES)
  • You have sound project management skills
  • Thanks to your strong communication skills, you are able to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels and communicate complex technical issues in an understandable way
  • Your hands-on mentality characterizes you, as well as very good analytical and conceptual skills
  • You are fluent in German and English (written and spoken)
  • You are willing to occasionally travel on (international) business trips
Corporate Development Düren, Germany
Students and Interns / Part-time Job-ID 2439P287

Your Tasks

  • Supporting corporate development in strategic and operational projects
  • Preparing and participating in workshops, presentations, meetings
  • Performing analyses, data evaluation, and data preparation
  • Researching a wide range of issues and topics
  • Working closely with employees from all departments and at all international locations, forwarding questions and concerns, and supporting project staff in the execution of project tasks

Your Profile

  • Undergraduate studies, at least 4th semester at a university
  • Fields of study: Economics, industrial engineering
  • Initial work experience through previous internships is an advantage
  • German and English, both written and spoken, with a high degree of stylistic confidence
  • Confident with MS Office and strong affinity for new media
  • Interdisciplinary and analytical thinking
  • Open and communicative personality
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative
  • High level of commitment, ability to work in a team, and flexibility
Corporate Development Düren, Germany
Students and Interns / Part-time Job-ID 2439P281

Your Tasks

  • Supporting corporate development in strategic and operational projects
  • Preparation of and participation in workshops, presentations, meetings
  • Carrying out analyses, data evaluation and preparation
  • Researching a wide range of issues and topics
  • Close cooperation with employees from all departments and at all international locations, forwarding questions and concerns, as well as
  • Supporting project staff in the execution of project tasks

Your Profile

  • Studies, at least 4th semester at a university
  • Fields of study: Economics, industrial engineering
  • Advantageous: Initial professional experience through previous internships or working student activities
  • Confident in written and spoken German and English
  • Confident handling of MS Office and high affinity to new media
  • Interdisciplinary and analytical thinking
  • Open and communicative personality
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative
  • High level of commitment, ability to work in a team and flexibility
Process, Quality, Sustainability Düren, Germany
Students and Interns / Full-time Job-ID 2439P203

Your Tasks

  • Supporting the project management in the organisation, planning and implementation of the project
  • Preparation of and participation in workshops, presentations, meetings
  • Conducting analyses, evaluating and preparing data
  • Preparation of concepts in consultation with the project management and preparation of presentation drafts for the board of directors
  • Researching a wide range of issues and topics
  • Working closely with staff from all departments and at all international locations, forwarding questions and concerns and supporting project staff in carrying out project tasks

Your Profile

  • You are currently completing your studies and are enrolled in at least the 4th semester at a university or university of applied sciences.
  • Your field of study: economics, industrial engineering or process engineering
  • If you have already gained some work experience through previous internships in the areas of process, quality or production management, this is an advantage.
  • You feel confident in using MS Office
  • You also have a high affinity for new media
  • You enrich our team with your independent working style, initiative and open and communicative personality.
  • Stylistically confident spoken and written German and English round off your profile
Students and Interns / Full-time Job-ID 2439P197

Your Tasks

  • Ensure efficient and smooth operation of all IT systems
  • Perform needs analysis, consulting, and procurement of hardware and software
  • Install, configure, and maintain physical and virtual MS Windows and Linux servers as well as LAN/VLAN/WLAN/VPN network structures
  • Perform administration for the servers, clients, and applications on the basis of security guidelines, including access authorizations
  • Perform fault analysis in the event of malfunctions in the hardware and software in cooperation with the corresponding service providers
  • Provide technical support for the specialist departments in solving problems in IT systems (1st and 2nd level support)
  • Create and update technical documentation and training documentation and communicate it through user training courses

Your Profile

  • Enrolled student (min. 4th semester)
  • advantageous: first experience through previous internships
  • Open and communicative personality
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative
  • High level of commitment, ability to work in a team, and flexibility
Students and Interns / Full-time Job-ID 2439P209

Your Tasks

  • Recording and analysis of complex production processes
  • Elaboration of technical and organisational optimisation potentials
  • Support in the development and implementation of training courses for production employees and managers
  • Supporting the implementation of technical CIP measures
  • Preparation of management-oriented presentations and evaluations

Your Profile

  • Studies in (economic) engineering with a focus on production or textile technology
  • Knowledge in methods of process analysis and value stream mapping as well as lean management methods
  • Ideally, first practical experience in industrial companies in the aforementioned topics
  • MS Office skills 
Students and Interns / Part-time Job-ID 2439P168

Your Tasks

  • Supporting corporate development in strategic and operational projects
  • Preparing and participating in workshops, presentations, meetings
  • Performing analyses, data evaluation, and data preparation
  • Researching a wide range of issues and topics
  • Working closely with employees from all departments and at all international locations, forwarding questions and concerns, and supporting project staff in the execution of project tasks

Your Profile

  • Undergraduate studies, at least 4th semester at a university
  • Fields of study: Economics, industrial engineering
  • Initial professional experience through previous internships or working student activities is an advantage
  • German and English, both written and spoken, with a high degree of stylistic confidence
  • Confident with MS Office and strong affinity for new media
  • Interdisciplinary and analytical thinking
  • Open and communicative personality
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative
  • High level of commitment, ability to work in a team, and flexibility

Not found the right job for you? Then send us an unsolicited application!

Visionary People Wanted! 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 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