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Machine mechanic m / f

in the field of grinding systems

Main tasks

In the field of grinding technology,  machine mechanics handle with work pieces for machines, devices and systems by cylindrical and surface grinding on conventional or computer-controlled grinding machines.

They plan the corresponding production processes, select the necessary abrasives and create programs for computer-controlled machines.

They set up grinding machines, check the grinding wheels and mount them. They install fixtures, monitor the production process and check and ensure the quality of the workpieces. They also maintain and service the machines to be operated.

Machine mechanics specializing in grinding technology work mainly in the field of metal processing in foundries and industrial companies, e.g. in companies for machine, plant and apparatus construction, metal products or in automotive engineering companies. They are mainly active in machine shops or workshops.


  • Good knowledge of mathematics
  • Talent and patience for accurate work
  • Maintenance - care and understanding of the machines
  • Interest in environmental protection, safety and health at work
  • Geometric imagination

Summary of the apprenticeship occupation

Job Title Machine mechanic
Duration of apprenticeship 3.5 years
Working area Industrial, commercial, forwarding companies
School qualification At least high school (Fachoberschulreife)

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Please note

For the year 2019, we have already awarded the apprenticeships for Machine mechanic m / f in the field of grinding systems. From the 4th quarter of 2019 you can apply for an apprenticeship in 2020. Please do not hesitate to contact us.