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– Apprenticeship as cutting machine operator

Profound in theory and practice: Apprenticeship as cutting machine operator at DVS Production South

Specialist knowledge for the experts of tomorrow is taught in our very own apprentice workshop. The apprentices learn everything there is to know about their future profession as cutting machine operators, from “A” for axis through to “Z” for zone of engagement. Our high quality standard is of central importance during the three and a half year apprenticeship training.

Our cutting machine operators learn to:

  • evaluate and analyze production orders concerning their technical feasibility
  • plan, operate and control the workflow with regard to the schedule and in consideration of calculatory aspects
  • apply norms, instructions und rules to ensure the product quality, to secure the process capability of our production plants and to steadily increase the work processes
  • produce components according to specific qualitative guidelines and to survey the production process
  • make use of test and measurement procedures, to document and assess the results of work processes and to contrive measures to optimize the production process as well as the products accordingly
  • create, change and tweak programs for numerically controlled production machines
  • control and test safety facilities, to conduct maintenance work as well as systematic troubleshooting and debugging, to upkeep production systems
  • using and understanding data sheets, descriptions, operating instructions and other information typical for their profession and their tasks in German and English
  • to work in a team and to arrange your work with preceding and subsequent work operations

Prerequisites for the apprenticeship are:

  • Successful completition of German "Hauptschule" or "Realschule" or equivalent qualification
  • Manual dexterity
  • Technical understanding
  • Working confidently with data and numbers
  • Logical and analytical thinking
  • Good spatial awareness and imagination


DVS Production South GmbH at Kürnbach near Karlsruhe

DVS Production South GmbH
Gewerbestraße 18
D-75057 Kürnbach

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