Trainee in our Global Operations Team (f/m/x)


You want to do exciting work and assume responsibility for your own projects starting from day one – all geared to a clear target role? Then join our 15-month Global Graduate Program as of October 1st 2021 and shape the future of ZEISS.

We at ZEISS Vision Care uniquely enable better vision for consumers worldwide. High-quality lenses and innovative technologies and tools for eye care professionals are the passions of the teams.

Innovative production methods, modern factory set ups, creative and sustainable optimization methods and a quality mindset feature our value contribution in a truly international operations network within the ZEISS production world.

Your role

As a trainee you will be part of a dynamic team working on new solutions that will shape the future. Together with this team, you aim to make the world of eye care professionals even better than today. You will have full responsibility in global operations tasks and drive respective projects right from the start. In that context, digitalization is one key driver – shaping innovations, generating business impact, and influencing the market position of ZEISS Vision Care is all related to understanding and using the opportunities of digitalization and our products. Creating best-practice processes, helping colleagues in our worldwide operations network to share and to implement them will be one key focus in your role.

The Global Graduate Program will provide opportunities for you to learn and grow into the challenging role as a project manager /operations manager. Taking into account your individual strengths and background as well as specific requirements for your future role, several assignments that are sited in different teams, functions, regions and businesses at ZEISS will be combined to make the program as beneficial as possible for you. Within the program, you will have a great opportunity to acquire unique and necessary experience and to build a strong, resilient global network across the ZEISS Group – use this program as the starting point for your career at ZEISS!

After 15 months you will be ready to take over a challenging role within the Global Operations Team and continue to help us to create customer success through market shaping innovations.

Your profile

  • Above-average university degree in a scientific, engineering or business discipline
  • Maximum of three years' professional experience, ideally in a technical environment
  • Experience in managing project in an international context
  • An affinity for technology and optometry knowledge as well as for digital applications and production environment is a plus
  • Enthusiasm for working in an agile environment
  • Strong collaborative and teamworking skills, structured and results-oriented working methods
  • Willingness to work flexibly at different locations around the world
  • Experience abroad is a plus
  • High level of communication skills – very good knowledge of English and German
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.
Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.
Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.
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