Mechatronikerin bei der Arbeit an der Fräsmaschine


Modern machines and systems in vehicle production are your thing? Then this training is just right for you. Because you make sure that we can produce “sheer driving pleasure” without delays and disruptions. Your tasks include precise maintenance, repair, optimisation and restarting our systems. You stay in close contact with colleagues and interface partners from other departments.

Apprenticeship as a Mechatronic Expert.
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What you will learn with us.

  • Basics in the fields of electrics, electronics, programming, pneumatics, hydraulics, joining technology and metalworking
  • Operation of high-tech systems
  • The interplay of technical, mechanical and electronic content
  • Production and adjustment of new components for plants
  • Professional and systematic testing, maintenance, repair and optimisation of mechatronic automation systems
  • Participation in the repair in assembly and in the body shop

What you can expect afterwards.

  • Unlimited direct entry with above-tariff conditions
  • Assignment in maintenance
  • Mechanical and electrical maintenance of systems
  • Solving problems and malfunctions independently
  • Optimising production
  • Various training opportunities such as master craftsman (f/m/x) or technician (f/m/x) or a further study

What you should bring along.

  • Enthusiasm for high-tech machines and systems
  • Interest in technology
  • Enjoy craft skills
  • Organisational and planning skill
  • Enjoy working independently in a team
  • Enjoy maths and physics
  • Fluent in German (B2 level)
  • Qualifying diploma from secondary school / secondary modern school or middle school (at least intermediate maturity / middle school diploma required) or high school diploma for the Berlin, Leipzig and Eisenach plants)


We offer you a takeover guarantee in the plants, attractive remuneration including Christmas and holiday pay, apprentice vehicle rental, optional stays abroad and many other benefits.

Apprenticeship duration.

3.5 years with the possibility to shorten the apprenticeship duration in case of very good school and company performances.

The right application.

To apply for an apprenticeship at the BMW Group, please complete the following steps. Information on the application period can be found on the webpage of the location where you would like to start your apprenticeship (see below).

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The combination of mechanics and electronics – that´s what I find special about my apprenticeship.
Apprentice as Mechatronics Expert
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Even as a child I spent my free time in our little home workshop and worked on my own projects. Thanks to my apprenticeship at BMW I have the opportunity to turn my hobby into my job and dedicate more time to my passion.
Apprentice as Mechatronics Expert
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