Help Create the Future: Start Your Career at a Global Player with Tradition

We are known for our outstanding diesel and gas engines as well as our gensets for distributed energy supply. We are currently in the midst of a transformation from being a component manufacturer to a solution provider and, in future, will provide entire system packages for autonomous or connected energy systems.

Starting as a secondary school student

Whether it's an internship, vocational training or dual course of study, we offer many opportunities for starting a career with good prospects for the future. A company that wants to develop and produce innovative products needs well-trained employees. That’s why we particularly count on young people who share our joy in discovery and would like to grow successfully with us.

Secondary school student internship

Desk or workbench? Calculator or milling machine? Administration or hands-on work? To find a profession that suits you, you first have to find out where your strengths and interests lie. And what could be more helpful than a chance to see day-to-day life on the job for yourself?

We offer you opportunities to complete internships in almost all areas and at many of our locations where we offer training.

Your application starts here:

Technical training program

From a 20-cylinder high-performance diesel engine to an electronically-controlled automatic solution for mining vehicles: As a vocational trainee in a technical area, you will learn first-hand about the fascinating field of engine technology.

We place particular value on practical experience. Special "learning islands" in manufacturing, assembly and service divisions, or specific training projects, will involve you early on in actual production processes. We also want you to stay with us for a long time, and so we always base our training on what’s needed. After successful completion of the training program, we will be happy to enable you to pursue the additional training required to become a technician or a master craftsperson.

So get off to a great start with us!

Your application starts here:
Industrial mechanic*

As an industrial mechanic, you will be directly involved in the manufacturing and servicing of powerful diesel engines. During your training, you will acquire solid knowledge of mechanical manufacturing processes and of installation and control engineering and will begin to take responsibility for real production orders at an early stage. One of the highlights of your first year of training will be the production of a miniature diesel engine made up of 100 individual components which you produce yourself in our apprentices' workshop.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a good school-leaving certificate or general certificate of education
  • a keen interest in technology and engineering
  • good manual skills

Duration of training:

  • 3.5 years (can be shortened to 3 years if appropriate)

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Construction mechanic*

As a construction mechanic, you will use sheet metal and a variety of metalworking techniques to manufacture individual components for engines, generator sets and combined heat and power plants. During your training, you will learn all about welding technologies, sheet metal working, and the use of computer-controlled lasers. How to operate lathes and milling equipment already forms part of the first year of apprenticeship.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a good school-leaving certificate or general certificate of education
  • a keen interest in technology and engineering
  • good manual skills

Duration of training:

  • 3.5 years (can be shortened to 3 years if appropriate)

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Computer science expert with subject area software development*

Our computer science experts responsible for software development focus exclusively on developing software solutions that prepare our engine assembly operations for the 'smart' revolution. Your task will therefore be to plan and program a wide range of programs and applications and develop application-specific, user-friendly operator interfaces. Various programming languages will be deployed which you will already use to realize diverse projects in your first year of training.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a general certificate of education or higher
  • a keen interest in technology, micro-controllers, and programming
  • creativity

Duration of training:

  • 3 years

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Metalwork specialist with subject area assembly technology*

As a metalwork specialist, you will make metal components and assemblies, take responsibility for quality assurance measures, and plan, supervise and optimize assembly and disassembly processes. During your training, you will learn about various metalworking processes and will learn how to read and handle technical documentation. You will also learn to compile assembly documentation yourself

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • school-leaving certificate
  • good manual skills

Duration of training:

  • 2 years

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Mechatronics technician*

Mechatronics technicians are all-rounders who possess the skills and capabilities to work in a wide variety of areas. During your training you will learn basic metalworking theory, how industrial systems are programmed, and how to prepare electronic assemblies. You will have a large choice of areas in which to work, ranging from generator set assembly to the servicing of electronic control units for diesel engines used in rail, heavy industrial and marine applications. Excellent opportunities will also be open to you as a member of our international service team.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a general certificate of education or higher
  • a keen interest in technology, machines and electronics
  • good manual skills
  • knowledge of English

Duration of training:

  • 3.5 years (can be shortened to 3 years where appropriate)

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Electronics technician for automation*

As electronics technician for automation technology, you take responsibility for the 'brain center' of our production operations and as such carry out tasks such as the set-up, commissioning and servicing of ultra-modern CNC tooling systems, and transport and logistics systems. Your apprenticeship will therefore prepare you for a wide variety of tasks – from servicing our on-site power generation plant to installing safety and process control systems at our production facilities.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a good school-leaving certificate, general certificate of education, or higher
  • a good certificate in electrical engineering from a vocational college (counts as first year of training)
  • a keen interest in electronics and technical processes
  • a strong aptitude for logical and abstract reasoning

Duration of training:

  • 2.5 years (conditional upon completion of a one-year vocational course in electrical engineering)

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Technical product designer*

As a technical product designer, you will have in-depth knowledge of the structural plans behind a wide range of drive and power generation solutions. With the aid of CAD programs, you will learn to compile everything – from 3D models to materials lists – that is needed to ensure smooth manufacture and assembly of our engines and on-site power generation systems. Working as a team with our development and design engineers, you will prepare installation drawings, calculate manufacturing tolerances, and compile technical documentation. In the course of your apprenticeship you will also attend vocational college where you will have the option of achieving an entrance qualification for higher education.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a general certificate of education or higher
  • a keen interest in technology and engineering
  • very good spatial awareness

Duration of training:

  • 3 years

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Security Services Expert*

As a security services expert, it will be your job to ensure the security of the location and staff. You will analyze the type and extent of possible risks, read up on legal requirements and the site regulations and plan security measures. During your apprenticeship in Friedrichshafen, you will gain insights into various aspects of security, including patrols, firefighting operations, alarm procedures and security center tasks. And if you perform very well, you will also have the opportunity of spending a period abroad.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • the age of majority at the start of the apprenticeship
  • a good school-leaving certificate or general certificate of education
  • physical fitness as per G26.3 for fire brigade work
  • a readiness to work shifts and at the weekends
  • a strong sense of responsibility, conscientiousness, and the ability to work in a team

Duration of training:

  • 3 years (can be shortened to 2.5 years where appropriate)

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*We are naturally referring to people of all genders whenever we talk about employees, colleagues, students or graduates.

Vocational training in business

Organization, calculation, advising: At our company, vocational training in business is just as multi-faceted as your interests.
Whether you are analyzing a wide range of parameters in the controlling department, procuring important replacement parts in the purchasing department or overseeing employees around the world in the human resources department, you can apply your skills and ideas and continue growing with us. We want you to stay with us for a long time, and we therefore always base our training on what’s needed.

Your application starts here:
Office Management Assistant (with additional foreign languages qualification)

As office management assistant it will be your job to ensure in a fast-paced business environment that no deadlines or appointments are forgotten. You will receive thorough training in all the key office management tasks – including international correspondence, organizing business trips, coordinating processes and setting up meetings. You will attend courses in business English as well as French or Spanish and will also enhance your language skills during an internship spanning several weeks in another European country. After 2.5 years, you will also be able to sit the foreign language correspondent exam.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a general certificate of education or higher
  • an aptitude for coordination and organization
  • confidence in handling both text and figures
  • a good command of English
  • knowledge of French or Spanish would be an advantage

Duration of training:

  • 2.5 years

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Industrial Management Assistant (with additional qualification in international business management with foreign languages)

As industrial management assistant you will be a much-needed all-rounder in a busy business environment. Your duties will include negotiating quotations with suppliers, tracking the progress of outstanding orders, issuing invoices and calculating personnel costs. During your training course you will choose your personal area of specialty. An additional qualification in international business management with foreign languages which includes courses in business English and French and several weeks working abroad, will round off your training profile.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a higher education entrance qualification
  • a keen interest in economic and business issues
  • confidence in handling both text and figures
  • a good command of English

Duration of training:

  • 2.5 years (shorter training period)

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Social Security Specialist*

As a social security specialist you serve the members of our company health insurance scheme (BKK) and will be the person to contact for all matters relating to social security and health insurance. You will attend the BKK Academy in Rotenburg an der Fulda to acquire the necessary theoretical knowledge. The practical part of training takes place in our company health insurance offices, and also includes training in service and communication systems.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general certificate of education or higher education entrance qualification
  • an open mindset and good people skills
  • an interest in social legislation and economic processes
  • a talent for organization
  • a high level of commitment and an independent approach to work

Duration of training:

  • 3 years

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Skilled warehouse operator*

Goods inspection, quality assurance, picking, shipment – as a skilled warehouse operator you will have sound knowledge of our stocks and inventory and of how goods are to be optimally stored. You will also have expert knowledge of work safety, occupational health, and environmental protection.

All the knowledge you need you will acquire in our company logistics sections as well as at the Humpis vocational college in Ravensburg which you will attend for one and a half days a week.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • school-leaving certificate
  • the age of majority at the start of the apprenticeship
  • an interest in logistical processes
  • flexibility

Duration of training:

  • 2 years

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Warehouse Logistics Expert*

As a warehouse logistics expert you will carry out practical tasks in our many logistical sections and will also perform administrative tasks in the office. You will ensure proper storage of goods, order materials, plan delivery assignments and contribute to optimizing our logistics processes. From incoming goods to determining key figures and effecting shipments, your training at Rolls-Royce Power Systems will make you an expert in all aspects of warehouse organization and management.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • a good school-leaving certificate
  • the age of majority at the start of the apprenticeship
  • a keen interest in logistics processes
  • a talent for organization
  • a high level of commitment and an independent approach to work

Duration of training:

  • 3 years

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Dual course of study

If you hold a general or specialized university-qualifying diploma, you are now faced with a decision: Should you obtain more theoretical knowledge at a university or enter a training program to see what it’s like to put your skills into practice? With a dual Bachelor course of study at our company, you don’t have to decide on just one of these paths. Get a good start on your studies and on the job at the same time!

Switching regularly between the university and the company allows you to put the material you learn directly into practice. You will also have the option of completing a three-month internship at one of our international locations. And of course, during all phases of the training, you will receive very attractive compensation. (We pay our first-year trainees the standard rate of compensation paid to second-year trainees.) 

Your application starts here:
Degree course in mechanical engineering leading to Bachelor of Engineering

Are you fascinated by physics and mechanics? Then a dual study course in mechanical engineering is exactly right for you. Alternating theory and practice in three and six-month phases, you will acquire key knowledge of the development, design and production of machinery.

We offer you a choice of the following fields:

  • Design and Development (TMK)
  • Design and Development – Mechatronic Systems (TMM)
  • Vehicle System Engineering (TFS)
  • Production and Management (TMP)


Course content of Design and Development (TMK), Design and Development – Mechatronic Systems (TMM) and Vehicle System Engineering (TFS):

  • Theory of design
  • Technical planning
  • Operations scheduling
  • Materials organization
  • Quality management
  • Manufacturing & assembly control
  • Lean management


Course content of Production and Management (TMP):

  • Technical planning
  • Production engineering
  • Operations scheduling
  • Materials organization
  • Quality management
  • Manufacturing and assembly control
  • Lean management


Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general or subject-linked higher education entrance qualification
  • an interest in technological developments and the use of modern CAE software
  • command of English
  • an independent approach to work and a high level of commitment


Course duration:

  • 3 years

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Degree course in electrical engineering leading to Bachelor of Engineering

Nowadays, nearly all equipment and processes used in everyday life are electrically powered. The dual degree course in electrical engineering alternates theory and practice in three and six-month phases and provides you with the best possible preparation for the many fields in which electrical engineers work.

We offer you a choice of the following fields: 

  • Automation (TEA)
  • Energy and Environmental Engineering (TEU)
  • Communications Engineering (TEN)
  • Vehicle Electronics and Mechatronic Systems (TFE)


Course content for Automation (TEA) and Energy and Environmental Engineering (TEU):

  • Test stand and production automation
  • Communication technology
  • Facility management
  • Project engineering of electronic systems and plant for use in marine, rail, and on-site power generation applications, as well as in heavy off-highway vehicles.
  • Electronics development and test stand
  • Electronics manufacturing and materials management
  • Service


Course content for communications engineering (TEN) and vehicle electronics and mechatronic systems (TFE)

  • Information and communication technology
  • Software engineering
  • Programming of data banks
  • Development of electronic systems and plant for use in marine, rail, and on-site power generation applications as well as in heavy off-highway vehicles
  • Electronics manufacturing and materials management
  • Service


Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general or subject-linked higher education entrance qualification
  • a keen interest in technology 
  • basic MS Office skills
  • knowledge of programming
  • command of English
  • an independent approach to work and high level of commitment 

Course duration:

  • 3 years

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Degree course in industrial engineering leading to Bachelor of Engineering

The dual degree course in industrial engineering is an interdisciplinary course combining technical, business, and legal content. Alternating theory and practice in three and six-month phases, you will receive a comprehensive grounding that prepares you to meet all the demands of a globally operating business.

We offer the following fields of study:

  • Technical Management (mechanical engineering) (TWI)


Course content:

  • Application engineering
  • Sales
  • Materials management and logistics
  • Manufacturing control
  • Project management
  • Command of English

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general or subject-linked higher education entrance qualification
  • an interest in technological innovations and business/economic issues 
  • analytical powers
  • independent approach to work and high level of commitment 

Course duration:

  • 3 years

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Degree course in computer science leading to Bachelor of Science

Computer science is a key technology for the future and is developing at a rapid pace. In the dual degree course, you will be taught both theory and practice so that you are able to meet all the IT requirements of a modern industrial business – from technical fundamentals to complex system architectures.


We offer you a choice of the following fields:

  • Information technology
  • Mobile data communications


Content:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Computer science
  • Practical data processing
  • Web Engineering
  • Low-level programming
  • Business processes
  • IT security
  • Digital imaging
  • Web services


Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general or subject-linked university entrance qualification
  • a mathematical/scientific mindset
  • a capacity for logical and analytical thinking
  • a keen interest in computer technology


Course duration:

  • 3 years

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Degree course in Business Administration (industrial), leading to Bachelor of Arts

The dual study course in business administration equips you to perform complex business functions within the company: 

Content:

  • Materials management/logistics
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Business controlling/finance and accounting
  • HR and organization


Preferably, you will have the following:

  • general or subject-linked university entrance qualification
  • an interest in economic problems and affairs
  • an independent approach to work

Duration:

  • 3 years

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Training program positions in Germany

We offer various technical and business training programs as well as dual courses of study at our locations in Friedrichshafen, Augsburg, Ruhstorf and Magdeburg.

1

Magdeburg

We offer the following training programs: - Warehouse logistics specialist - Industrial mechanic - Mechatronics technician - Machinist - Industrial business management assistant

2

Augsburg

We offer the following training programs jointly with Siemens AG: - Mechatronics technician - Industrial business management assistant

3

Friedrichshafen

We offer over 15 technical and business training programs as well as dual courses of study.

1

Magdeburg

We offer the following training programs: - Warehouse logistics specialist - Industrial mechanic - Mechatronics technician - Machinist - Industrial business management assistant

2

Augsburg

We offer the following training programs jointly with Siemens AG: - Mechatronics technician - Industrial business management assistant

3

Friedrichshafen

We offer over 15 technical and business training programs as well as dual courses of study.

*We are naturally referring to people of all genders whenever we talk about employees, colleagues, students or graduates.

Your application comprises:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • School certificates
  • Application photo (optional)
  • Further certificates (optional)

We look forward to meeting you.

1. Contact person in Magdeburg

MTU Reman Technologies GmbH
Katrin Müller
Friedrich-List-Straße 8
39122 Magdeburg
Phone +49 (0) 391 50 46 414

2. Contact person in Augsburg

MTU Onsite Energy GmbH
Thomas Hindelang
Phone +49 (0) 08 21 74 80 127

3. Contacts in Friedrichshafen

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