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Vocational training, Lechbruck site

Vocational training at Plansee Composite Materials

When you start your vocational training at Plansee Composite Materials in Lechbruck, you will certainly be setting something in motion: this international company is part of the big leagues when it comes to powder metallurgy. Here we manufacture products made of tungsten heavy metals as well as metallic and ceramic composite materials. Our metals are used where regular metals meet their limits. The applications range from medical technology, the automotive and electronics industry to aerospace as well as many other future-oriented industries.

Apprenticed trade: Cutting machine operator (m/f/d)

Cutting machine operator vocational training

As a cutting machine operator, you will manufacture components made of metallic sheets, plates and rods. You will learn how to operate programs for controlling tool machines as well as those for the preparation of the required tools and measuring equipment. In addition, you will also manufacture components according to specifications and drawings from our internal and external customers on manual and computer-aided machines. You will perform quality checks on manufactured parts and document the work results.

Facts related to your vocational training

Vocational training duration:

  • 3 ½ years

Vocational training prerequisites:

  • Qualification certificate for secondary school or secondary school certificate

What else do you require for vocational training:

  • Good technical understanding
  • Logical thinking
  • Spatial perception
  • Manual dexterity
Cutting machine operator vocational training

What you will be learning in your vocational training:

  • Manual and machine processing of materials such as sawing, drilling, turning and milling
  • How to operate fully automatic CNC-controlled systems, above all, milling and turning
  • The fundamentals of control technology
  • Monitoring of production processes
  • Error and fault removal
  • Independent project work

What we offer

Instead of a mere place to sit, we will offer you a vocational training position in our modern training workshop. There you will learn the fundamentals of metal machining. Afterwards you will continue your training in production, among other areas. This will enable you to learn the different work areas and requirements.

Lechbruck Production

Impressions from our Production in Lechbruck

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Naturally, our younger apprentices will receive support from apprentices who have been with us for some time. You will also receive comprehensive support from our trainers who use the latest and best technical and pedagogical methods.

Plansee Composite Materials has the best vocational trainees

IHK Schwaben Lechbruck

Four of our apprentices at Plansee Composite Materials certainly had reason to celebrate:

they were the top graduates in Allgäu during the winter exam 20/21 with average grades of 1.3 and/or 1.8.


If you have any questions regarding vocational training or the application process, please feel free to contact us:
  • Daniela Brcic

    Daniela Brcic

    Recruiting Services

    +49 8862 773 124