About RKW

As one of the world's leading manufacturers of excellent film solutions, we offer our employees more than just a "job" - we offer long-term perspectives and the opportunity to grow with us. No matter whether you are a career starter, an experienced professional or a leader.

Key Facts


Experience the best of both worlds:

The reliability of a family owned company, the dynamics and opportunities of a global player

Key segments

RKW Group - Agriculture Horticulture


RKW offers its customers a broad range of excellent agricultural films and nets with special emphasis on saving resources and the recyclability of our products.


RKW is the preferred partner of global brands and one of the leading global manufacturers of films and nonwovens in the hygiene disposables markets.

RKW Group - Beverages


From entire packaging solutions to specialized printing, easy handling and eco-friendly options - RKW offers films that are tailored to our customers' needs.

Our offer to you


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RKW is a value-based company. Respect and reliability are our core values. They show what we stand for and are an essential part of our corporate philosophy. Above all, however, they form the foundation for joint growth.

Diverse and individual

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For us, diversity means: 3,000 very different people across all sites who enjoy working together successfully. We have colleagues from more than 40 nations who speak 16 languages. What unities all of them is their ambition to push boundaries further and further. These 3,000 unique personalities are what makes RKW stronger, continuously reflecting our actions and improving them day by day.

Living sustainability with

new ideas

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Our goal is to develop products that use less raw materials, less energy and other resources than ever before, to use raw materials from a circular economy - and which at the same time deliver even better performance. To achieve this, we need completely new ways of thinking and courageous ideas. We create the space for lateral thinking, different ways of thinking, new ways of thinking - and distinguish initiative

Flexibility and wellbeing

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Your wellbeing is important to us. Depending on your type of work, we offer different alternatives for your health and safety. In addition to flexible working hours, you also have the opportunity of mobile working at many locations. We find individual and flexible solutions to promote your work-life balance and to ensure that your professional and private goals can be perfectly reconciled. 

Safety in the workplace is a top priority at RKW. Thus, when it comes to safety at all our global production sites, RKW promotes the principles of prevention (“better safe than sorry”) and lack of compromise (“never compromise on safety”). A large number of measures and instruments are in place to guarantee long-term workplace safety. That includes, among other things, safety training, alarm systems, root cause analyses, and the 5-S-workplace-organization method. Optimized, new technologies support production in a number of ways.

International careers

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Wasserburg or Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Mannheim or Kentucky - RKW is a global player. We work in cross-functional, international teams. 19 locations in nine countries on four continents. This is where the heart of RKW beats, this is where our approximately 3,000 colleagues work. Only together we can grow and develop new opportunities – that is why worldwide collaboration is part of our everyday work. And of course there are several opportunities to make an international career in the following countries:

  • Europe: Germany, Belgium, France, Finland, and Sweden
  • Africa: Egypt
  • America: USA
  • Asia: Vietnam and China

What you will get

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  • A wide range of responsibilities and challenges
  • The ability to work very hands-on and bring in new ideas and suggestions
  • Flat hierarchies and a high level of flexibility
  • Career development
  • Canteen or meal vouchers
  • Company pension plan
  • Employee discounts with corporate benefits

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We are convinced that you have already used a large number of our products in your daily life.