Cutting machine operator m/f


  • more advanced turning and milling operations
  • setting up and monitoring of machine systems

Location & duration of training

  • 3.5 years
  • training facility in Mellrichstadt until completion of part I of the examination
  • specialized training in the respective department or workshop at the Mellrichstadt facilities until program is completed
  • teaching blocks at the vocational college in Bad Neustadt

Key aspects of training program

Foundation course:

  • acquisition of skills such as filing, sawing, thread cutting, etc. (same as for machinery & equipment operators)

Training course in machinery tools:

  • basics of machining (material removing process) as well as fitting turning lathes and milling machines
  • acquisition of more advanced skills in the field of turning and milling

Area of work

Individual production

  • turning, millling and grinding (toolmaking)

Mass production

  • setting up conventional and CNC-aided turning lathe and grinding machine systems

Required skills & interests

  • technical understanding
  • very interested in mathematics & physics