Toolmakers mainly manufacture tools (die casting, stamping and pressing as well as punching and forming tools) and fixtures made of metal or plastic according to dimensionally accurate drawing specifications for industrial series production. To do so, they manufacture construction elements or technical systems, assemble them into functional units and maintain them. They use computer-supported techniques for programming and create and optimized programs for CC machine tools. In addition to quality control (compliance with surface quality and dimensional accuracy), your tasks will also include the optimization of processes.


  • Qualified diploma or secondary education certificate
  • Average grade of at least 3.0 (main subjects: Mathematics, physics)
  • Positive remark on the certificate
  • Motivation and a willingness to learn
  • Manual dexterity and technical understanding

Training duration

The training period is 3.5 years (a shorter period is possible with corresponding good performance in the vocational college)

Further training possibilities

For example, industrial foreman in metal, technician, technical operation manager

Vocational college

In the first year of training (block lessons) the vocational college lessons take place at the vocational college in Pfarrkirchen and from the second year of training (also block lessons) at the state-run vocational school 1 in Passau.

Are you interested in an apprenticeship? Then we look forward to your application!

Please apply with your complete application document (letter, CV, photograph, last certificate, internship confirmations etc.) by post to the address below or by e-mail.

Application process

After we have fully checked your documents,  you have convinced us and met our requirements, you will receive an invitation to the online suitability test on our premises.  This test is an important decision criterion in the selection process.
After the tests have been evaluated, you will again receive feedback from us and then the invitation to the job interview where applicable.

Contact person and address

Motorenfabrik Hatz GmbH & Co. KG
Ernst-Hatz-Str. 16
94099 Ruhstorf

Norbert Zwicklbauer
Tel: +49 8531/319-323
Fax: +49 8531/319-500