Four Rolls-Royce graduates honoured with IHK awards

Posted on August 30, 2022, Images by Robert Hack

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  • 41 apprentices complete training at Rolls-Royce Power Systems
  • Current apprenticeship positions can be viewed on the company's careers page

41 apprentices from the Power Systems division of Rolls-Royce in Friedrichshafen wrote their final exams in recent weeks and successfully completed their training. The graduates include twelve industrial mechanics, eight metal technology specialists, two construction mechanics, one electronics technician for automation technology as well as ten mechatronics technicians, one technical product designer, one IT specialist specialising in application development, two warehouse specialists, three warehouse logistics specialists and one social insurance employee.

Among the graduates are also four IHK award winners: Dennis Heuchert, Tobias Kohli, Niklas Durst and René Martin were honoured by the Bodensee-Oberschwaben Chamber of Industry and Commerce for their particularly outstanding achievements.    

Chief People Officer and Labour Director Dr. Thelse Godewerth congratulated all former apprentices at the certificate presentation: "It is impressive what you have achieved and accomplished in the past years under really challenging circumstances. I am pleased to still meet many of you at Power Systems and wish you all the best, much success and joy on your professional and personal path."

Achim Zinser, deputy chairman of the works council, said: "You have taken a big step and can be proud of yourself. Congratulations on your graduation and all the best and enjoy your start in professional life. "  

Those interested in an apprenticeship or dual study programme can view current job advertisements on the Rolls-Royce Power Systems website.


About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

  1. Rolls-Royce is at the forefront of propulsion and energy solutions that connect, power and protect society. We are committed to achieving carbon neutrality in our operations by 2030 (excluding product testing) and joined the UN Race to Zero campaign in 2020. This reaffirms our ambition to play a fundamental role in making the areas in which we operate climate neutral by 2050.
  2. Rolls-Royce Power Systems, headquartered in Friedrichshafen, employs around 9,000 people. Under the mtu brand, the company sells high-speed engines and propulsion systems for ships, power generation, heavy land and rail vehicles, military vehicles and for the oil and gas industry, as well as diesel and gas systems and battery containers for safety-critical applications, for continuous power generation, for combined heat and power and for microgrids, and is intensively involved in the development of climate-neutral solutions.
  3. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, including more than 400 airlines and leasing companies, 160 armed forces and navies, and more than 5,000 energy and nuclear customers.
  4. Adjusted annual revenue in 2021 was £10.95 billion, adjusted operating profit was £414 million and we invested £1.18 billion in research and development. Rolls-Royce supports a global network of 28 university technology centres through which Rolls-Royce engineers participate directly in cutting-edge scientific research.
  5. Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a listed company (LSE:RR., ADR: RYCEY, LEI: 213800EC7997ZBLZJH69).


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