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Training as a technical product designer: KUKA trainee at work

Apprenticeship: Technical product designer

The apprenticeship as technical product designer is right up your street if you are a creative person and are equally thrilled by function and technology. With your talents, you give KUKA products the perfect design to allow them to be operated efficiently.

Your apprenticeship at KUKA

Technical product designers assist our engineers and designers in developing all kinds of products. The bandwidth ranges from the smallest component up to complete robots.

As a technical product designer, you analyze the specified planning and make lifelike 3D models. In doing this, you consider the properties of the particular material, which you know all about. As a result, we can produce individual components at KUKA and develop new, innovative products all the time.

If you decide on this training, you can expect these learning fields in particular:

  • Creating visual representations using 3D/CAD software programs

  • Creating 3D/CAD data sets from construction, design, layout and customer specifications

  • Drafting, constructing and designing components and assemblies

  • Application of company-specific simulation methods and investigation of the behavior of components and assemblies

  • Creating technical documentation

Our training and further education offers

At KUKA, we offer you various learning modules that go beyond the specialized training as technical product designer. This means you will achieve a wide-ranging qualification for your subsequent working life. The learning modules include, for example:

  • Introduction days

  • Robot training

  • Courses in foreign languages

  • Courses for exam preparation

  • Foreign placements of four to six weeks


Even after your apprenticeship, we will support you in your development. For example, you can participate in these sponsorship programs:

  • Continuing education programs at the KUKA Academy

  • Sponsorship programs for master workers or technicians

Duration of the apprenticeship and graduation

KUKA offers training as a technical product designer in Bremen:

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

What you should bring with you

  • Affinity for engineering, technology and communication

  • Enthusiasm and passion for IT topics

  • Enjoyment of mathematics, physics and computer science

  • Creativity

  • Logical thinking and analytical approach

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

  • Customer orientation and strong communication skills

  • Good command of written and spoken English

  • Interest in exchanging knowledge and ideas as well as learning new things

  • Middle maturity 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

Start date: Start is annually 01 August.


Please apply online via our careers page around one year before the start of the training with complete application documents (letter of motivation, CV, certificates, etc.).

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