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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, 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, 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

  • Courses for exam preparation

  • Foreign language courses

  • Robot training

  • Foreign placements of four to six weeks

 

In addition, you also have various opportunities after your apprenticeship, such as:

  • Continuing education programs at the KUKA Academy

  • Sponsorship programs for master workers or technicians

Duration of the apprenticeship and graduation

KUKA offers training as an industrial mechanic at its three locations in Augsburg, Bremen and in Obernburg.

Augsburg:

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.

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 the TBZ Mitte vocational school. For you, this means that both your practical assignments at KUKA and your classes will take place in Bremen.

Obernburg:

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 vocational schools in Obernburg or Aschaffenburg.

What you should bring with you

  • Affinity, enthusiasm and passion for mechanics, electronics and technology

  • Interest in different materials, components and machines

  • Fingertip feeling and analytical approach

  • Craftsmanship

  • Sense for numbers and physics

  • Flexibility and creativity

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

  • Secondary school leaving certificate or (technical) school leaving certificate

This is what you can look forward to

  • Attractive remuneration incl. Christmas and vacation bonus

  • 30 days vacation

  • State-of-the-art training rooms and new training center (opened in September 2020)

  • Varied and exciting tasks, as well as insights into Industry 4.0

  • Great atmosphere and a super team

  • Extensive opportunities for further development

  • Company restaurant and café

  • Very good transport connections

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

Application

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.

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