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Training as an industrial mechanic: KUKA trainee at work in Augsburg

Apprenticeship as industrial mechanic

The apprenticeship as industrial mechanic makes you into a technical all-rounder at KUKA. With your expertise relating to the functions, requirements and safety measures, you make sure that our machines and systems operate round the clock.

Your apprenticeship at KUKA

As an industrial mechanic (m/f/d), you get the best out of the production systems. You set up and check the systems and machines – for example work machines or special machines. Then you put them into operation and keep them maintained. In addition, you look after the interlinking connections to our technical systems.

During your training as an industrial mechanic (m/f/d), you can expect these learning fields in particular:

  • Handling technical documents (for example production plans, drawings, standards)

  • Machining of metals and plastics

  • Making detachable and non-detachable connections

  • Setting up and switching electropneumatic and electrohydraulic controls

  • Assembling, adjusting, commissioning and maintaining assemblies, devices and machines

  • Troubleshooting of devices, machines and systems including their control systems

Our training and further education offers

During your apprenticeship at KUKA, you have various possibilities for continuing your education. For example, you can benefit from the following offers:


  • Introduction days

  • Robot training

  • Foreign language courses

  • Courses for exam preparation

Duration of the apprenticeship and graduation

KUKA Future of Manufacturing

KUKA offers training as an industrial mechanic (m/f/d) in Augsburg and Bremen.


Upon successful completion after 3.5 years, you will be trained industrial mechanic of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Your training will take place in cooperation with Vocational School I in Augsburg. For you, this means that both your practical assignments at KUKA and your classes will take place in Augsburg.


Contact Augsburg:
Mr. Manfred Schussmann
Head of Training Center
Tel. +49 821 797 1407


Upon successful completion after 3.5 years, you will be trained industrial mechanic of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Your training will take place in cooperation with the TBZ Mitte vocational school. For you, this means that both your practical assignments at KUKA and your classes will take place in Bremen.

Contact Bremen:
May-Britt Siegmann

You should offer the following

Pleasure in working with other people in a multicultural / international environment

Interest in different materials, components and machines

Fingertip feeling and analytical approach


Flexibility and creativity

Secondary school leaving certificate or (technical) school leaving certificate

Affinity, enthusiasm and passion for mechanics, electronics and technology

Sense for numbers and physics

This is what you can look forward to

  • Varied and interesting tasks

    as well as insights into Industrie 4.0
    Learn more about Industry 4.0
  • Extensive continuous professional development opportunities

    Sponsorship programs for master workers or technicians
  • State-of-the-art training

    in the new education center (opened in September 2020)
    Learn more about our training center
  • State-of-the-art training facilities

    (New machines, tablet PCs at the workbenches, etc.)
  • KUKA Summary

    Attractive remuneration

    including Christmas bonus and vacation pay
  • Foreign placements of four to six weeks

    For example in Belgium, China or USA
  • 30 days paid vacation

  • Company canteens and café

  • KUKA for Automotive

    Very good transport connections

  • Financial support in the 365 Euro Ticket from AVV

  • Events and actions

    such as summer parties, karting or a visit to the subsidiaries.

Starting date: The starting date each year is 1 September in Augsburg and the 1 August at our site in Bremen.


Please apply online via our careers site with complete application documents (covering letter, CV, references, etc.) about a year before the start of the apprenticeship.

Have we aroused your interest?

If so, apply now online via our careers site!

Contact Augsburg:
Mr. Manfred Schussmann
Head of Training Center
Tel. +49 821 797 1407


Contact Bremen:
May-Britt Siegmann