Become part

of the team

Do you want to become part of an innovative and motivated team in a medium-sized company? Then start your career at Gerlinger Industries now!

With decades of experience in the extrusion and further processing of thermoplastic films and hot-melt adhesive systems, Gerlinger Industries has made a name for itself across all sectors of industry that stands for three things above all: technical solution expertise, uncomplicated customer support and an extensive range of machinery for individual further processing that goes far beyond pure film production.

We live these arguments every day in order to meet the demanding challenges of our customers. At our production site in Netzschkau/Saxony, our core technology is the extrusion of single and multi-layer films using flat film extrusion. A large part of our staff is available to support our customers in the area of research and development when it comes to finding special solutions for technical applications.

Discover as a part of us the many exciting fields of application that arise with our films!

What sets us apart as an employer:

  • Secure job in a successful family business
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Appreciative working atmosphere characterized by team spirit and respect
  • Employer-funded company pension plan
  • Cost absorption for bicycle leasing and kindergarten fees
  • Gasoline allowance
  • Company medical health offer and health premiums
  • Diverse development prospects, also across disciplines
  • International working environment


We look forward to receiving your application to:

Gerlinger Industries GmbH
08491 Netzschkau

We are looking for:

Project Manager Research & Development (m/f/d)

For many years, our technical film products have been attracting consistently growing interest from customers with international operations. For us as a supplier of individual plastic products, research & development plays a key role.

The focus on individual plastic products across various application industries (such as medical, automotive, functional textiles) not only contributes to our continuous growth, but also offers unlimited opportunities to all creative minds in our development. You will have the freedom to design and further develop both new products and processes with creativity and creative power. You will be part of a well-established team and will be allowed to work on varied and exciting projects every day. In doing so, you will have the full backing of all other departments, such as sales, purchasing and, of course, management.

  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure smooth execution of development projects
  • Assist in defining project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal teams and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop project schedule to monitor and track progress, share with clients and other staff, and manage changes to project scope and schedule
  • Participation in research projects in cooperation with universities and colleges
  • You will conduct market research with regard to new technologies and materials, especially biologically based plastics.
  • Maintenance and implementation of the integrated management system ISO 9001:2015
  • Close cooperation with the departments and support in the continuous improvement process (CIP)
  • Participation in the creation of internal quality guidelines and production standards
  • You are communicative and well organised
  • Professional experience in project management
  • Basic knowledge of the English language
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team and high social competence
  • High degree of flexibility as well as proactive and results-oriented action

We are looking for:

Sales Representative (m/f/d)

For many years, we have been realising consistent and solid growth on the international markets in the field of engineering plastics. In order to be able to guarantee our customers close and in-depth support in the coming years as well, we are looking for reinforcement in sales with immediate effect.

We offer you space in an expanding company where you can actively contribute. Our products consistently meet with a high level of interest and open ears, which is why the acquisition of new customers is particularly enjoyable. A trained and committed team in administration and development will support you in the projects so that you can concentrate fully on customer contact. The collegial cohesion within our sales team is also one of our greatest strengths. You will benefit from the expertise of other sales managers, especially during your first projects. Through further training and education, we train you to become a long-term building block of our company's success.

  • Support, maintenance and expansion of existing customer relationships
  • Joint development of technical solutions together with our customers
  • Discussion of new challenges within the sales team for different market segments
  • Design and preparation of comprehensive project proposals in the environment of an international clientele
  • Training customers on our product range and its application
  • Analysis of markets, elaboration of sales strategies and support in strategic sales planning
  • Worldwide representation of our company at customer sites, trade fairs or conferences
  • Market observation and identification of development potentials
  • You have a technical background with a keen interest in technical processes and materials
  • Career changers with sound experience in sales who are ambitious in the face of new challenges are also welcome
  • Perseverance, motivation and entrepreneurial spirit are not foreign words
  • You enjoy selling technical products, are outgoing, have strong communication skills and strong negotiation skills
  • A high degree of commitment and willingness to travel are a matter of course for you
  • You have a business-fluent command of the English language and have no inhibitions about using it in an international context (technical terms will be learned as part of an in-depth induction)

We are looking for:

Production worker (m/f/d)

We are looking for responsible and technically minded employees to expand our production.

We offer you an interesting and varied workplace in connection with interesting products and applications. Due to our extensive machinery, we can perfectly adapt your field of application to your personal wishes and inclinations. Fair and respectful interaction has characterised the cooperation within our company for decades, which is why we also attach importance to fair remuneration geared to the success of the company.

  • Responsible handling of our extrusion and processing equipment
  • Compliance with and monitoring of quality specifications
  • Documentation of production-relevant data
  • Participation in the continuous process optimisation
  • Care and maintenance of the machines
  • Experience in dealing with industrial manufacturing equipment
  • You are willing to work in a 3-shift system
  • You are reliable and work with a high level of self-motivation
  • Expertise and technical interest