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Training as a mechatronics technician: KUKA trainee at work

Apprenticeship as mechatronics technician

An apprenticeship as mechatronics technician is the perfect combination for everyone who is interested in electronic and mechanical processes. The combination of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering makes you as a mechatronics technician into a driving force for progress at KUKA.

Your apprenticeship at KUKA

As a mechatronics technician, you assemble machines and systems involving the most precise, detailed work. In addition, you install control software and are responsible for maintenance of the systems.

Particularly exciting: our goal is to build on our position as market leader. As a result, at KUKA you will only work with the latest robot and automation technology, making you into an active participant in shaping Industrie 4.0.

Your apprenticeship as mechatronics technician will involve you working in all kinds of areas at KUKA. In addition, you will have the opportunity to specialize following the apprenticeship or to move in the direction of engineering with a course in mechanical or electrical engineering.

The central learning areas in the apprenticeship as mechatronics technician are:

  • Machining mechanical parts

  • Combining components and parts

  • Installing and testing hardware and software components

  • Assembling and testing electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic control systems

  • Programming and commissioning mechatronic systems

  • Assembling and dismantling machines, systems and equipment

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 the training at three locations in Augsburg, Bremen and Obernburg.

Augsburg:

Upon successful completion after 3.5 years, you will be trained mechatronics technician 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 mechatronics technician at 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.

Obernburg:

Upon successful completion after 3.5 years, you will be trained mechatronics technician of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Your training will take place in cooperation with the vocational school 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

  • flair for numbers and physics

  • abstract and logical thinking

  • manual dexterity

  • Flexibility and creativity

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

  • secondary school leaving certificate or (technical) high school diploma

This is what you can look forward to

  • Attractive remuneration including Christmas bonus and vacation pay

  • 30 days paid vacation

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

  • State-of-the-art training facilities

  • Varied and interesting tasks as well as insights into Industrie 4.0

  • Fantastic atmosphere and a great team

  • Extensive continuous professional development opportunities

  • Company canteens and café

  • Very good transport connections

Starting date: Start each year is 1 September in Augsburg and Obernburg 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.

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