Do you love cars and high-tech? Would you like to see your work results on the street? Then this training is just right for you. Because you build what moves our customers with great attention to detail: cars full of passion and innovation. Together with your colleagues, you will manufacture and assemble the individual vehicle parts according to the highest quality standards in our highly automated production.

Video Ausbildung Fertigungsmechaniker.
Video about apprenticeships as a production mechanic.

What you will learn with us.

  • Basics of various processes for processing metal
  • Manufacturing of unprocessed raw parts into workpieces
  • Turning and milling
  • Familiarisation with assembly technology
  • Quality control and ensuring adequate installation of workpieces
  • Execution of various work steps in assembly
  • Special features of different specialist areas such as assembly or engine construction

What you can expect afterwards.

  • Unlimited direct entry with above-tariff conditions
  • Assignment in production areas such as vehicle construction or engine construction
  • Independent work in own projects
  • Various training opportunities such as master (f/m/x) or technician (f/m/x)

What you should bring along.

  • An interest in our diverse range of tasks
  • Enjoy craftsmanship and technical tasks
  • Attention to detail and precision
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Communication skills
  • An interest in geometry
  • Fluent in German (B2 level)
  • A qualifying diploma from secondary school / secondary modern school or middle school


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


In Leipzig, we work together with the occupational training centre and can therefore offer apprenticeships for this professional field especially for people with hearing impairments. The application takes place via the regular job advertisements.

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).

Hear From Our Apprentices

The picture shows a production mechanics apprentice at BMW.
In my apprenticeship, I learn everything about vehicle production – I like the manufacture of engines or the assembly, where I currently work at. Did you know that a car consists of up to 10.000 parts?
Apprentice as Production Mechanic
The picture shows a young production mechanics apprentice at BMW.
It is great to work on the modern production facilities and work with so many different colleagues – people from many countries work here!
Apprentice as Production Mechanic
The picture shows a young production mechanics apprentice at BMW.
In our weekly learning circles, we take time for each other and help each other to prepare for the exams together.
Apprentice as Production Mechanic
Page Overview: Production Mechanic