Machinist apprenticeship

Starting from September 2021


Holzkirchen, Germany


Turning and milling


Entry level

Start date

1 September, 2020


Full time


FPS Fertigungstechnik GmbH


  • Machinists operate CNC-controlled milling machines, grinding machines and lathes to manufacture precision components.
  • This includes planning and monitoring manufacturing processes, selecting appropriate machining methods and setting up the CNC machine tools.
  • An interest in modern engineering practices, good spatial reasoning abilities and a keen eye for detail are good qualities for performing well in this field.
  • After completing training in the fundamentals of metalworking, you will work in all relevant departments.

Training programme:

  • Setting up programs for numerically controlled machines and tools
  • Adherence to and organisation of work processes in compliance with deadlines and commercial requirements
  • Production of components by means of machining processes
  • Monitoring of the production process (machine and component quality)
  • Documentation and evaluation of work and quality results
  • Monitoring of safety equipment and devices on the machines
  • Maintenance and upkeep of machine tools

Training stations:

  • Basic training in metalworking
  • Conventional manufacturing
  • CNC turning, milling and grinding
  • Prototype manufacturing
  • Jig manufacturing
  • Quality assurance

Our requirements:

  • Good results in school certificates
  • An interest in engineering
  • Good spatial reasoning abilities
  • An understanding of mathematics
  • A flair for crafts and trade work
  • A conscientious sense of responsibility
  • Ability to keep workplaces clean and tidy and to work with care and accuracy

Length of training:

  • 3½ years. The duration of training can be shortened in the case of good academic performance

What we offer


A permanent contract allowing you to plan your future.


Gain more free time and the ability to work flexible hours.

Professional development

We provide training and education to enhance your expertise.


Benefit from exciting employee discounts.

Peace of mind

We offer an attractive package of occupational health and accident insurance to protect you.

A secure future

With an occupational pension plan, we can safeguard your future after retirement.

Excellent pay

Enjoy holiday and end-of-year bonuses.

Friendly workplace

Enjoy free hot and cold beverages at our facilities.