Machine and plant operator

Tasks and activities:

Machine and plant operators specialising in metal and plastics technology set up and operate production machines and plants.  They also retrofit and maintain the machines. They work in a customer-oriented manner and assemble components into assemblies in compliance with quality specifications. 

Training content:

  • Metal basic training
  • Control technology
  • Joining technology
  • Quality assurance
  • Assembly technique
  • Work in occupational training departments

Vocational school:

12 weeks of block school per year


  • Secondary modern school qualification
  • Technical understanding
  • Mathematics skills
  • Spatial abilities
  • Manual dexterity
  • Dedication, the ability to work in a team, desire to learn


2 years



Katja Hedderich

HR Business Partner / kfm. Ausbildungsleiterin
+49 (0) 6095 301 590