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Materials tester for metal technology

As a materials tester, you enjoy working with testing tools. The main duties will include grinding, polishing, measuring, calculating, and logging.

Your training

  • You will assess materials based on physical, mechanical,and chemical properties
  • You will learn how to differentiate between different production methods
  • You will learn to differentiate between the basic physical properties of destructive and non-destructive testing procedures and determine material properties
  • You will learn which testing equipment, consumables, measuring equipment, and auxiliaries should be used for what
  • You will assess the suitability for heat treatment of metallic materials and actually perform heat treatment
  • You will perform both destructive and non-destructive testing procedures, evaluate the test results, and document the test procedure

Your personality and qualifications

  • You will finish school with good grades
  • You enjoy practical work
  • You work carefully, systematically and conscientiously
  • You enjoy using mathematics and physics
  • You display initiative, as well as a willingness to learn
  • You enjoy working in a team and are always open to learning new things

What we offer you 

  • Qualified training in an interesting and varied profession 
  • Varied activities at a successful wholesale enterprise with international operations 
  • A pleasant working environment, in which you are both challenged and encouraged with the support of experienced specialists 
  • A high acceptance rate and good development and further training opportunities
  • Contractual remuneration (€844, €889, €934) with paid vacation and Christmas bonus beyond the standard pay scale
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Reimbursement of funds required to buy books and make copies 
  • Lunch allowance
  • Capital accumulation benefits
  • Allowance for a company pension policy  
  • 30 days paid vacation (plus six possible days of flexitime)
  • In-house training
  • Examination preparations

Application information

The most important information at a glance:
How long does the training take?The standard training period is 3 ½ years
This can be abridged to 3 years or 2 ½ years (depending on your school-leaving qualification)
Which locations offer the training?Hilpoltstein
Where is the learning content taught?Hilpoltstein
Vocational school in Selb
When can I apply?The training starts on September 1
The deadline for submitting your application is June 30
How can I apply?By e-mail
Which documents am I required to submit?Cover letter
Tabular resume with photo
Current certificates (interim certificate, school-leaving certificate)
Internship certificates