Tool mechanic

Our tool mechanics construct machine and manual punching tools and forming dies for body components in the automotive industry. They coordinate components with each other, ensure an optimum tool surface is achieved, and work exactly to technical drawings and production plans in this respect. This universally targeted apprenticeship allows you to gradually learn the tasks performed by the tool mechanic and, on successfully qualifying, be deployable in almost all of our production areas.

This is what you learn with us: 

  • The fundamentals of machine and manual metalworking: Turning, milling, grinding, sawing, drilling, reaming, filing, thread cutting, cutting and forming

  • Creation, optimizing and checking of programs for CNC machine tools

  • Planning, optimizing and control of workflows and evaluation of the results

  • Fundamentals of control technology (e.g. pneumatics)

  • Ensuring the function of tools and components and associated fault analysis and troubleshooting

  • Production and development of punching tools and forming dies for body sections and the development and installation of systems and fixtures for prestigious automotive manufacturers


Duration of apprenticeship:

3.5 years
Apprenticeship begins on September 1st

A prospective tool mechanic gets knowledge about a tool.

What you contribute:

  • A good intermediate high school education
  • Particular interest in physics and mathematics
  • Spatial perception
  • An understanding of technical correlations
  • A conscientious working style and capacity for teamwork


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Wolfgang Glaser
Technical/Commercial Training Management


+49 (0) 751 886-1145

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