Foundry mechanic

Produce the very heart of all cars: the engine. Cast cylinder heads, timing-belt covers, oil sumps and other engine components and transmission parts, and operate complex melting and casting equipment.

On this traineeship (max. three and a half years) you learn to apply the principles of manual and mechanical metalworking, and learn to use different casting techniques and how to prepare castings on your own. You also learn to manufacture workpieces using a variety of methods. The use of melting and holding equipment forms part of your training, as does learning about the principles of precision measuring and control engineering. At the same time you learn to plan and monitor works stages and production processes.

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At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Structure of technical vocational training
You will learn all the key principles of your chosen field in our training workshop and in projects, coming into contact with the latest technologies right from the very start. After the basic training, you will apply and build on what you have learned with placements in manufacturing, for instance, or in the service departments and working on diverse projects – the ideal combination of theory and practice.

Half-way through your traineeship you will take your intermediate exam/part 1 final exam. At the end of your traineeship is the final exam/part 2 final exam – and you are fully fledged in your chosen occupation.

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