Opportunities for career changers Jobs at Beltz 2023: How easy it is to change jobs!

The diversity of our industry requires activities that call for a wide range of employee qualifications. In order to be able to cover this range of tasks as well as possible, we are open to a wide variety of requirements and offer several opportunities for career changers.

From the production of fixed volumes and brochures to the stitching of magazines and the production of loose-leaf books, book production covers a wide range of possibilities and combines traditional craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology. Our high-performance machines need to be operated professionally and the highly efficient production processes need to be coordinated professionally. This requires good specialists, who we are also happy to train and take on as part of our team through lateral entry jobs.

Career changer jobs at Beltz: opportunities and possibilities

Not every job necessarily requires completed vocational training as a prerequisite. In some cases, soft skills such as personal responsibility, motivation and reliability are more valuable than specialized training. An interest in the professional field and a high willingness to learn mean that skills and qualifications can often be learned faster and more sustainably in practice than in theory – especially if a sound basic knowledge of the field of activity is already available. For this reason, we in Bad Langensalza also offer the opportunity to work as a lateral entrant.

How to make a successful lateral entry with us in Bad Langensalza

Take on responsibility as a machine operator (m/f/d)

Our high-tech machines form the heart of our production. As a machine operator, you will be responsible for one or more of our machines, making you a key element in our production process.

A keen interest in technology is essential for this job profile, which is also the most important requirement for you as a career changer. Did you already know? The proportion of women in our production department is over 50% – a job that offers a great opportunity for all genders to make a career change! We also expect experience in handling and operating production machines. This does not necessarily have to have been gained in the printing or bookbinding sector – but you should have a basic understanding. Our experienced team will take you by the hand and teach you all the important processes and procedures step by step.


The tasks of a machine operator as a career changer include

▶‍️ the setup of the machine for the respective print product,

▶‍️ Care and maintenance of the machine,

▶‍️ Finding ideas to optimize the technical process and

▶‍️ a reliable quality check of the printed product.

Contribute to the success of our book production as a production assistant (m/f/d)

As a production assistant (m/f/d), you will drive the production processes and ensure a smooth, speedy and high-quality workflow. They therefore assume independent responsibility for ensuring a safe production process.

The job requires seamless cooperation with machine operators and production staff and therefore a special degree of teamwork and reliability. Hand in hand, they shape our production and thus form an important building block on the way to our customers’ end product. Regardless of your previous qualifications, you are suitable as a career changer if you are interested in the following field of work:

Career changers at Beltz

The tasks of a production assistant as a career changer include

▶‍️ the operation of machines,

▶‍️ Logistics and transportation work including the provision of necessary materials,

▶‍️ Support on the machines and

▶‍️ Activities to ensure a smooth production process.

The path to your new challenge as a career changer

We are always on the lookout for motivated employees who would like to join our team and play an active role in shaping our production. Our varied tasks and the different areas of activity that a production of our size entails offer exciting jobs for all areas of interest and therefore also for career changers. Daily changing tasks due to a large product portfolio and different production methods make everyday working life at Beltz in Thuringia particularly exciting and varied.

You can look forward to a motivated and experienced team that will offer you a thorough induction and an excellent working atmosphere. We value flat hierarchies and are therefore characterized by a good working atmosphere and collegial cooperation. As a traditional family business, Beltz Grafische Betriebe is deeply rooted in the region and at the same time offers a secure job with prospects for the future.

Have we aroused your curiosity? Then apply via the careers section on our website, regardless of your potential suitability, and together we will find out whether you are a good fit for our team and the opportunities for career changers. All we need from you is a curriculum vitae. Optionally, you can attach a cover letter in which you explain yourself and your motivation. We will process your application as quickly as possible and get back to you. If you have any questions about the job, the company or your application in advance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you!

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