Technical Product Designer
in the field of machine and plant construction
What do we expect of you?
In addition to a good secondary school-leaving certificate (Realschule), you will need a high degree of care, creativity, team spirit, reliability, and the ability to perform precise work.
To train as a technical product designer, good spatial awareness and a good command of English are also required. You should also be interested in mathematical, technical-functional connections.
How does the apprenticeship work?
Apprenticeship in a dual system that lasts 3 1/2 years. This means that in addition to working at the company, you will spend one or two days a week at vocational college. You will graduate with a craft certificate (Facharbeiterbrief).
During your apprenticeship, your tasks will be:
- to design and manufacture components and assemblies or complete systems according to customer requirements
- to manufacture detailed models by using the CAD system Solid Edge
- to adhere to and apply the applicable standards
- to examine detailed designs as to their feasibility
- to produce drawings including all dimensions, surface details, and additional details for their manufacture
- to independently determine suitable standard parts and materials according to their intended use
- to draw up all required accompanying documents for a project
- to work on joint projects in technical offices in a team that includes engineers and technicians
What will you learn during your apprenticeship?
Topics are e. g.:
- to draw up and use technical documents in accordance with the applicable standard (drawing board and CAD),
- to evaluate and distinguish between materials
- to distinguish between and select manufacturing and assembly techniques
- to plan and design components and assemblies
- to design, elaborate, and perform the calculations for components and assemblies
- The course includes a practical part lasting several months at the training workshops for electronics and manufacturing, as well as a stay at the “study island Spurwechsel”