Working at Mäurer & Wirtz

Success stories

Sebahat Gündüz | Production

My work at Mäurer & Wirtz includes the assignment of employees, the organisation of the shift sequence and the operating data acquisition in cosmetics.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
February 1997

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My philosophy of life:
We are not happy or unhappy because of our life situation, but because of our attitude to life.

My personal contribution to improving the world is:
Recycling, using LED lamps and not using plastic bags.

Early bird or late sleeper?
Early bird!

Alona Brodmann | International Sales

I am responsible for sales support in the former CIS countries, the further development of the Russia core team and development in new countries.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
February 2012

My favourite holidays are spent:
In the company of my family.

The most important experience I have gained over the years in my profession is:
It is worth pursuing your goals despite all difficulties and never giving up.

These top 3 characteristics are absolutely necessary for my profession:
Intercultural skills, assertiveness, precision.

If I were to make a statement about Mäurer & Wirtz, it would be:
A family-owned company that challenges and supports in equal measure.

Katrin Plaßhenrich | Human Resources

My core activity is personnel support in the departments assigned to me and the associated tasks in human resources management. This support covers the full range of services, from recruitment, hiring and support during the employment relationship, through to the eventual termination of employment. I also design and execute various HR projects.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
2013

Working time model:
Part time

My personal contribution to improving the world is:
Membership in the German Animal Welfare Association.

After work and on weekends, I can be found:
At home or in the surrounding towns of the border triangle area.

Apart from my current profession – I would have liked to have pursued this career path:
Law or veterinary medicine.

Alexandra Kalle | Fragrance Development

My main tasks include the creation of fragrances, olfactory consulting – internal and external – as well as olfactory quality management.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
September 2008

Working time model:
Full time

My personal contribution to improving the world is:
Being myself and treating others the way I would like to be treated.

The most important experience I have gained over the years in my profession is:
Go with your gut feeling.

These top 3 characteristics are absolutely necessary for my profession:
Passion, imagination and creativity.

Christian Forsch | Controlling

My assignments cover the full range of a controller, such as item calculations, evaluations and annual financial statements.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
July 2011

The most important experience I have gained over the years in my profession is:
The chemistry in relationships with colleagues has to be right. Then you can survive even more strenuous phases much better.

Isabella Neumann | Fragrance Development

My role consists of developing and testing functional articles for new fragrance series as well as doing the project work for the realisation of these fragrance series. It's an exciting and multifaceted field of work in which there is always something new to discover and "sample", which gives me a lot of pleasure.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
January 2012

Working time model:
Full time

My personal contribution to improving the world is:
Give everyone a smile and a chance.

Early bird or late sleeper?
I'm actually a late sleeper and yet I get up early, as the day is simply too precious to sleep through!

Jennifer Roderburg | Sales

I work on projects in the areas of e-commerce and Central Eastern Europe and support an international e-retailer.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
August 2008

I would like to:
Travel the world.

Apart from my current profession – I would have liked to have pursued this career path:
Psychology studies

Here's how I got to Mäurer & Wirtz:
I was hired after I'd finished my education.

Rolf Dickler | Production

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
August 1972

If I could be a historic or famous person for a day, I'd like to be:
Mozart.

After work and on weekends, I can be found:
At home or on the sports field.

Apart from my current profession – I would have liked to have pursued this career path:
Sports teacher.

Gunda Marsell | Sales

For me, key account management is the most fascinating job in all of product marketing. There's no other role where you have to apply your knowledge of dealing with the "4 P's" in such a practical way.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
January 2002

The most important experience I have gained over the years in my profession is:
Nothing will happen unless you make it happen.

If I could be a historic or famous person for a day, I'd like to be:
Zaha Hadid.

After work and on weekends, I can be found:
On the golf course or the tennis court.

Apart from my current profession – I would have liked to have pursued this career path:
Furniture design.

Miguel Herrera-Becker | Sales

As a sales representative, I manage the area of Cologne, Germany. My main tasks are buying/selling new products, ensuring sustainability and making customers feel that they have a reliable partner in Mäurer & Wirtz.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
February 2011

The craziest thing I've ever done:
Spontaneously driven to Paris for breakfast.

Apart from my current profession – I would have liked to have pursued this career path:
Pilot or air traffic controller.

The most important experience I have gained over the years in my profession is:
Teamwork makes you strong and you should always keep a cool head when things get stressful.

If I were to make a statement about Mäurer & Wirtz, it would be:
Mäurer & Wirtz is a traditional family company that values its employees as its most important asset, and has been setting innovative and competent standards in the industry for decades. Mäurer & Wirtz stands for stability, innovation, virtue and is a reliable partner and employer.

Mike Schmitt | Training

I am responsible for the training area, which means training employees – both of our trading partners and our company – in product knowledge and product sales. It doesn't matter how much expertise the relevant target group already has, since we select the appropriate specific topics for all training courses. In this way, everyone benefits, from trainees to perfume professionals.

I have been with Mäurer & Wirtz since:
October 2013

My philosophy of life:
I always try to treat other people with equal respect.

These top 3 characteristics are absolutely necessary for my profession:
Empathy, communication skills, authenticity.

I really like this about my work:
Great colleagues who offer support at all times.