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Vocational training and dual studies at Leitz

Are you looking for an exciting, varied and modern apprenticeship? Are you in the process of obtaining your high school diploma or certificate and looking for a dual study opportunity?

You have come to the right place. Find out more about apprenticeships, studies, internships or holiday work at Leitz and send your application directly to karriere@leitz.org.


Vocational training at Leitz

Our offers and open traineeships

Great benefits and opportunities await for during your training at Leitz. We offer:

  • Flexible working times
  • Financial contribution to your daily canteen meals
  • Payment according to collective agreement
  • Exam preparation
  • Company lessons
  • Work abroad with our subsidiaries
  • Trainee excursions
  • Summer barbecues
  • Christmas party

Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application!

 

Apprenticeship positions as Metalworking mechanic (m/w/x) are still to be granted for the start of training in September 2020!

This is what you can expect:

During your training you will work within all the important commercial departments in our company. In addition to purchasing and shipping, you will work across sales, marketing, human resources, finance and accounting, payroll accounting, IT and work preparation. You will learn important tasks such as preparing quotations, processing orders and determining costs.

Requirements:

  • Good secondary school leaving certificate
  • Good language skills in German and English
  • Interest in business processes
  • Ability to work in a team, be reliable and have good communication skills

Training contents:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Logistics and Materials Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Human resources

Duration of training: 3 years (possibly reduced to 2.5 years with correspondingly good performance)

Training location: Oberkochen, Germany

Vocational school: 1.5 days a week, Commercial school Aalen

Application deadline: August, 31st

This is what you can expect:

During your first year of training you will be employed in the training workshop and learn basic metalworking skills. During this period you learn about our production and tools. In the second and third years you will learn how to work with leading 2D and 3D CAD systems, select materials and manufacturing techniques and carry out functional tests with the aid of simulations. We attach great importance in supporting you for your exam preparation and will teach you what is important so that the tools that arrive at the customer are always of the highest quality.

Requirements:

  • Good secondary school diploma 
  • Spatial imagination
  • Creativity
  • Preference for technology, mathematics and physics

Training contents:

  • Production technology
  • Technical communication
  • Process and quality management
  • Development  & construction
  • Preparation of technical drawings
  • Constructing

Duration of training: 3 years  

Training locations: Oberkochen / Unterschneidheim, Germany

Vocational school: Block teaching, Technical school Aalen

Application deadline: August, 31st

This is what you can expect:

As a metalworking mechanic you will always have a varied job. During your training you will not only complete the basic theoretical and practical training in our training workshop, but you will also learn about the production of our high-quality products from steel products to finished tools during the production runs. You will learn how to work with the latest CNC milling and lathing centers as well as the most modern production technologies. From this, you will be able to produce high-quality workpieces and tools.

Requirements:

  • Good general or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Technical skill and understanding
  • Care and accuracy
  • Preference for technology, mathematics and physics

Training contents:

  • Machining technologies, e.g. lathing, milling, grinding, eroding etc.
  • Maintenance and repair of machines
  • Assembly and quality management of products
  • Setup and operation of conventional and CNC-controlled machines

Duration of training: 3.5 years (possibly reduced to 3 years with correspondingly good performances)

Training location: Unterschneidheim, Germany

Vocational school: Block teaching, Technical school Aalen

 

This is what you can expect:

You will learn how to mill, drill, grind and weld to create a finished product. Electronics, programming and computer science will also form part of your training. You will learn how to use state-of-the-art production technologies and will be responsible for their assembly, commissioning, maintenance and servicing. As a Mechatronic technician, you ensure a smooth process in the production hall and are therefore alwayswill be the first choice for repairs and prototype construction. The analysis and programming of PLC-controlled systems will be part of your daily tasks.

Requirements:

  • Good secondary school diploma
  • Technical skill and understanding
  • Interest in systems engineering
  • Preference for technology, mathematics and physics

Training contents:

  • Manual and mechanical machining
  • Measuring and testing of electrical values
  • Setting up and testing of control systems
  • Installing and testing of hardware and software components
  • Assembly and disassembly of machines, systems and plants
  • Testing and setting functions on mechatronic systems
  • Commissioning and operation of mechatronic systems

Duration of training: 3.5 years (possibly reduced to 3 years with correspondingly good performance)

Training location: Unterschneidheim, Germany

Vocational school: Block teaching, Technical school Aalen

Application deadline: August, 31st

 

Notes: All training positions as mechatronics technician have already been filled for the start of training in 2020.


Dual studies with Leitz

Our offers and open study places

During your studies you will stay at the DHBW for three months to acquire theoretical knowledge and at our company HQ for three months to complete the practical work phases. Depending on the study programme, you will work in a variety of different departments. This will give you an insight into your daily work and the opportunity to gain valuable experience. By being involved in various projects, you can put your theoretical knowledge directly into practice.

Great benefits await you during your studies at Leitz. We offer you:

  • Excursions
  • Barbecues 
  • Christmas party
  • Laptop
  • Working abroad within our subsidiaries
  • Financial contribution to your daily canteen meals
  • Own projects / Integration in projects
  • Practical relevance
  • Payment of university fees

You can find further information on the individual courses of study on the DHBW homepage.

This is what you can expect:

During the practical phases at Leitz, you will be able to apply the theoretical knowledge you have acquired to project work in various departments and fields of activity and actively cooperate. After completing your basic engineering education, you can choose between the advanced study courses in Design and Development or Production Engineering and graduate as a Bachelor of Engineering.

Requirements:

  • High school graduation or advanced technical college certificate
  • Interest in technical and business contexts
  • Team and communication skills
  • High level of commitment and initiative

Study contents:

  • Mathematics
  • Technical mechanics
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Materials
  • Design theory
  • Thermodynamics
  • Computer science
  • Electrical engineering
  • Technical physics

Possible focal points :

  • Design and development
  • Production engineering

Duration of studies: 3 years (divided into practical and theoretical semesters)

Place of studies: Oberkochen, Germany

University: DHBW Heidenheim

Application deadline: August, 31st

This is what you can expect:

During the practical phases at Leitz, you will be able to apply your engineering and business management knowledge gained in the theoretical phases to project work supervised by various departments and actively participate in them. After your basic studies, you can choose between four main subjects and complete your studies with a Bachelor of Engineering qualification.

Requirements:

  • High school graduation or advanced technical college certificate
  • Interest in technical and business contexts
  • Reliability and team skills

Study contents :

  • Technical mechanics
  • Financial mathematics and cost accounting
  • Materials science and design theory
  • Control engineering and production engineering
  • Electronics and mechatronic systems
  • Sales, Marketing and Logistics
  • Corporate organization and management
  • Investment and financing
  • Project, process and quality management

Duration of studies: 3 years (divided in practical and theoretical semesters)

Place of studies: Oberkochen / Unterschneidheim, Germany

University: DHBW Heidenheim

Application deadline: August, 31st

This is what you can expect:

Your role is to plan, develop and test software. You will optimize our existing systems and develop new innovative solutions. You will be part of the IT department with tasks in development, administration and projects. Ultimately, you will help us to advance digitization within Leitz with your expertise.

Requirements:

  • High school graduation or advanced technical college certificate
  • Logical thinking
  • Interest in IT-technical and business contexts

Study contents:

  • Mathematics
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • Communication and network technology

Duration of studies: 3 years (divided in practical and theoretical semesters)

Place of studies: Oberkochen, Germany

University: DHBW Heidenheim

Application deadline: August, 31st

This is what you can expect:

During your studies you will stationed within our IT department where you will learn about the handling, use and development of our IT systems. In addition, you will gain valuable insights into our purchasing, sales, logistics, shipping, financial accounting and payroll accounting departments in order to understand the business and IT connections behind the IT systems.

Requirements:

  • High school graduation or advanced technical college certificate
  • Logical thinking
  • Interest in IT technical and business contexts

Study contents:

  • System analysis
  • IT-Management
  • Business process and Project management
  • Computer and communication systems
  • Databases
  • Programming
  • Business economics
  • Mathematics
  • Economics

Duration of studies: 3 years (divided in practical and theoretical semesters)

Place of studies: Oberkochen, Germany

University: DHBW Heidenheim

Application deadline: August, 31st


Internships, holiday jobs & Co.

For a taste of working life

Are you interested in an internship at Leitz as a trainee, school leaver or student? Would you like to simply improve your finances during the holidays and get to know professional life at the same time? Then please read the following information carefully and apply directly. We look forward to hearing from you.

Are you a student and don’t yet know exactly which profession or study you would like to do after graduation? Then just take a look at our school and spend a week working with us. During your ‘taster’ internship, you will learn about the individual Leitz departments, the daily work and the business connections, all depending on the profession or field of study.

During the internship we offer you:

  • Free lunch in our canteen

The following internships are possible:

  • Voluntary internship during the holidays
  • BORS (Career assistance internship for secondary modern school)
  • BOGY (Career assistance internship for grammar school)

Apply with pleasure! We look forward to helping you in your career choice.

Are you currently retraining and looking for an internship of several weeks? Then you’ve come to the right place. During your internship you will be included in the daily routine within your allocated department and will be given independent tasks. This will allow you to gain practical experience and improve your skills.

We offer internships for the following professions:

  • Industrial clerks (m/f/d)
  • Office Management Assistants (m/f/d)
  • Industrial mechanic (m/f/d)
  • Machining mechanic (m/f/d)
  • Technical product designer (m/f/d)

During your internship you will receive from us:

  • Free lunch in our canteen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Develop your own tasks and projects

You are always welcome to send us an unsolicited application. We look forward to receiving your application.

Are you a student looking for a holiday job? We offer you varied and interesting holiday jobs, where you can not only improve your finances, but also gain practical experience and valuable insights into the professional working day.

We offer holiday jobs in the following areas:

  • Production (maintenance, assembly, final inspection, hardening shop etc.)
  • Construction
  • Logistics

You should meet the following requirements:

  • Pupil or student
  • At least 16 years old
  • You should be available at least two weeks

You are always welcome to send us an unsolicited application. We look forward to receiving you application.


Human resource management
HR
+49 (0) 7364 950 662
Leitzstraße 2
73447 Oberkochen
Germany
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