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#ExpatJobs: Job vacancies for international people in Leipzig and broader region in Germany (early November)

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These are individual jobs currently advertised in Leipzig and environs, a list of companies hiring for lots of positions (with a high demand for software engineers but also some variety in jobs) plus, as usual, a list of companies specifically hiring international teachers or translators at the end of this post (lots of opportunities there). New on the list is an open call for applications for freelance English teachers from The English Room. 

We usually post this jobs list every other Sunday. If you find any job ads you feel like sharing here, please pass them along to us at leipglo@gmail.com, subject line #ExpatJobs. (Disclaimer: Since our resources are limited, our list is not a complete survey of jobs available in the area, and we are neither getting paid nor giving preferential treatment to any companies.) 

Ana Beatriz



Sales Engineer, UPS (Leipzig): “Emerson Network Power Germany is seeking to appoint a new Sales Engineer UPS, to join our team in Leipzig. The position will be in charge to drive regional UPS sales business and its profitability within the assigned geographic area.” READ MORE


In-Store Visual Merchandiser (Leipzig): “At Scotch & Soda we are looking for someone pretty special to join our retail team as an in-store Visual Merchandiser. At Scotch & Soda the retail experience is an important part of our brand. Visual Merchandisers are a key part of that retail experience; they share specialised knowledge about our brand and collections, and always give a high level of inspiration. Our Visual Merchandisers often come from diverse backgrounds but all have a love for fashion and can bring that little bit extra to the role by being themselves.” READ MORE


Inventory Analyst (Brehna, Leipzig area): “You estimate our stock orders under consideration of cost- and efficiency elements; you monitor safety stock and prevention of back orders; you coordinate inventory transfers and adjustments within the European branches; you coordinate and monitor incoming goods; you prepare invoices and check and forward them to our accountancy department…” READ MORE

Inventory Manager (Brehna, Leipzig area): You’ll “ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of customer orders in the most reliable, efficient and cost effective manner; investigate, resolve and correct inventory transaction discrepancies; act as primary warehouse contact for maintenance of inventories: establish stock ROP levels and periodic ROP review, manage inventory turns; reconcile, monthly, outside warehouse inventories vs. system records #Monitor purchase orders to European, Indian, Korean, Turkish, suppliers and deliveries from them…” READ MORE


Product Manager (Leipzig): “We develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television. Our subsidiary ipoque GmbH in Leipzig is currently seeking the ideal candidate for… Product Manager (m/f); your tasks: Manage the product lifecycle from strategic planning to roadmap execution; create and maintain a competitive strategy, with market and pricing analysis, along with the associated business case justification…” READ MORE


Enterprise Technical Support Agent, different languages (Halle): “Are you a brilliant problem solver who could provide front-line support for a game-changing, enterprise-wide support service? Do you want to be a hero to Dell’s customers by resolving their complex IT issues? Within Dell, we are looking for an Enterprise Technical Support Agent to join our team in Halle, as well as providing telephone and email assistance to our Business customers.” READ MORE

Enterprise Technical Support Agent, Russian customer (Halle): “The Enterprise Technical Support Agent (f/m) is responsible for providing phone-based technical support for Russian speaking Dell Enterprise Customers.
The Technical Support Agent is the first point of contact for Enterprise Support Customers with advanced hardware, operating system and application issues.” READ MORE


Senior Director Customs Germany (Schkeuditz, Leipzig/Halle Airport): “You will develop and improve all customs activities in Germany, coordinating national staff to gain the highest level of performance and productivity. Your responsibilities will involve managing all areas of imports, exports, and transit matters in accordance with DHL guidelines and German, European, and other international customs regulations. Your duties will include synchronizing customs procedures with sorting and transport operations, ensuring continuous process innovations and improvements to improve quality, service, and cost.” READ MORE

Business applications senior supervisor, European Air Transport (Leipzig, Leipzig/Halle Airport): “The Business Applications Senior Supervisor drives administration, daily support and improvement of cross-functional airline business applications, such as TRAX, AIMS, and Q-Pulse – all critical to EAT core processes. Your daily focus will be on the TRAX maintenance, repair, and overhaul application. You will also serve as the central contact point for all application-related matters and promote greater application usage, improving them through enhancements and modifications.” READ MORE


Senior HR Business Partner (Halle or Berlin): “The right candidate will have deep HR expertise, operational savvy, and a passion for working closely with the business to translate business strategy into people operations that make it happen. Datameer is a fast paced, technology organization and we are growing very fast.” READ MORE

UI Engineer (Halle): “Are you ready to be a UI Developer (m/f) in Halle (Saale, Germany) for the most cutting-edge big data analytics product? Are ready to join one of Fast Company’s 50 most innovative tech companies? Then look no further and apply!” READ MORE


Area Sales Representative (Leipzig area): “Charlton Morris has partnered with a leading provider of Pumps and Rotating Equipment to the F&B, Power, Pulp and Paper and Water industries. This company is undergoing significant growth and we are looking to recruit an experienced Area Sales Representative for East and Northern Germany.” READ MORE


Customer Support Representative B2B with Fluent German and English (Leipzig): You’ll “provide product information and effective technical support via phone, e-mail and chat; deliver high-quality professional responses to customer enquiries within agreed performance levels; investigate and take care of complex support matters where necessary working closely together with peers across all departments to ensure exceptional service for our customers; contribute to additional support programs/projects (e.g. content delivery, product expertise etc.)…” READ MORE

Technical Support Executives Polish/English (Erfurt): “You are part of an international support team and are in charge of Front- and Backdesk support for hardware and software especially in the field of hotels (TV, I-Net, WLAN systems) and environments and specific applications; you also assist with administrative issues (hardware documentation etc.); you speak with the end users to analyze incidents and isolate errors; you coordinate incidents with resolver groups and document them…” READ MORE


Companies with various positions available




Teachers or translators (and also other jobs at the companies looking for them)

  • The English Room: “The English Room is looking for qualified, experienced English teachers to join its team. We are looking for professional teachers, ideally native English speakers, who have a passion for teaching and who would enjoy working in a small, independent school. The English Room offers a professional service in a uniquely elegant and inviting environment. We have a variety of English courses – both general and specialist – for students of all levels and as a member of our freelance team you would be working with small groups (maximum 6) or with private students. We offer a friendly, unique work environment, support from experienced staff, small groups and one-to-one classes, and the best coffee in town! Please take a look at our website and send us an application via email if you are interested in working for us.”


  • Leipzig International School: “You would join nearly 200 colleagues, on two campuses, who form a talented international community of teachers from all over the world – and who are fortunate enough to teach children and older students who have a genuine appetite for learning.” Currently looking for secondary school math teacher and English teacher, after-school educator, director for Early Childhood Center, substitute teachers, technology integration teacher for primary school, ICT help desk assistant, and more. POSITIONS AVAILABLE


  • InterCultural Elements: “ICE specializes in e-commerce and website translation. We help online merchants expand internationally to new e-markets around the world. We incorporate cultural specifics and terminology in our translations which demand cultural expertise and industry know-how, ensuring that results are both appealing and technically accurate.” Languages currently sought after: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese. POSITIONS AVAILABLE (also sales, marketing, account management and IT)


ICC is always looking for English-language trainers, and also Spanish, German, and so forth. CONTACT INFO

Leipzig Englisch is always looking. However, they prefer trainers to be close to the city centre, that is, they don’t tend to hire people outside Leipzig city limits. CONTACT INFO 

Sprachenzentrum too is always hiring. They really like their trainers to be CELTA or TEFL certified. CONTACT INFO


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