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Training as a cutting machine operator at KUKA: Three young people in training

Apprenticeship as lathe/milling machine operator

In the apprenticeship as lathe/milling machine operator, you will make sure that precision components are finely honed. You will get to know the cutting processes and manufacture high-precision metal parts for all kinds of technical products – from gears to robot arms.


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Your apprenticeship at KUKA

In the apprenticeship as lathe/milling machine operator (m/f/d), we will make you into a specialist for cutting processes. You will learn how to operate automated lathes, milling and grinding machines professionally. In addition, you will write and modify the corresponding programs for the CNC machines.

Lathe/milling machine operators at KUKA convert a raw piece of metal into a high-precision component. Time and time again, they check whether each workpiece is exactly as it should be. As a result, even during your apprenticeship as lathe/milling machine operator at KUKA, you will learn everything about inspection and test processes and equipment.

The central learning areas in the apprenticeship as lathe/milling machine operator are:

  • Reading, analyzing and evaluating production orders and technical drawings

  • Selecting, aligning and clamping tools and fixtures

  • Writing and importing CNC programs

  • Operating lathes and milling machines

  • Performing, monitoring and optimizing production processes

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 the training at its location in Augsburg and Bremen.

Augsburg:

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

Contact Bremen:
Neele Kutzky
Tel. +49 421 6602 358

You should offer the following


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

  • Varied and interesting tasks

    as well as insights into Industrie 4.0
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  • 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)
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  • State-of-the-art training facilities

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

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    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: Start each year is 1 September in Augsburg and 1 August 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.

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:
Neele Kutzky
Tel. +49 421 6602 358