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Careers and training at Platestahl

We are a medium-sized family business based in Lüdenscheid. Decisions are made independently and on a long-term basis. In order to remain successful in the long run,

we will always need employees who identify with the company and take advantage of opportunities for professional development.

To enhance our team, we are currently looking for

    Currently no vacancies

Your Contacts

Human Resources

Karsten Zurek Phone +49 2351 439-0 Fax +49 2351 439-390


Maria Ewert Phone +49 2351 439-0 Fax +49 2351 439-390

Send applications to

Platestahl Umformtechnik GmbH Personal
Platehofstraße 1
58513 Lüdenscheid

Unsolicited Application

Do you value teamwork? Are you looking for a new challenge and are keen on working for a modern company with great tradition? Then this is the place for you!

Vocational Training at Platestahl

After leaving school you are seeking vocational training in an innovative company that highlights the importance of long-term planning and values the contact with every employee? We have successfully been providing vocational training for decades and hope to find young technology enthusiasts who will be deployed according to their individual skills in order to safeguard our future. You can also get a taste of various professions and establish first contacts within the company during an

industrial placement. The vocational training takes place in cooperation with the industry-wide educational institution of the SIHK chamber of commerce and industry. Here you will learn the technical basics, while experienced trainers on location will provide further on-the-job training. This way, your training is exciting from the very beginning.

We provide vocational training in the following professions


Industrial Mechanic

- Maintenance -

Educational qualifications:

  • “Fachoberschulreife“ (vocational extension certificate)

Personal interests and specialist areas of focus:

  • Mathematics: for example for calculating linear dimensions, angles, or volumes for the production of spare parts
  • Physics: in order to understand the principles of electrical engineering and control technology
  • Mechanical skills

Training contents:

  • Maintenance and repair of moulding presses, hammers, rolling mills
  • Production of spare parts (milling, turning, polishing, and welding)
No apprenticeship training positions at present

Electronics Technician

- Operating technology -

Educational qualifications:

  • Good “Fachoberschulreife“ (vocational extension certificate)

Personal interests and specialist areas of focus:

  • Mathematics: for the determination of currents, resistances, and capacities
  • Information technology: knowledge of programming for control technology

Training contents:

  • Maintenance, repair, and extension of electrical units and facilities
  • Inspection of small devices
No apprenticeship training positions at present

Cutting Machine Operator

- turning machine systems -

Educational qualifications:

  • “Fachoberschulreife“ (vocational extension certificate)

Personal interests and specialist areas of focus:

  • Mathematics for calculating machine parameters
  • Technical understanding

Training contents:

  • Operation of conventional and CNC-controlled turning machines in various departments
Maschinen und Anlagenfuehrer

Machine and Systems Operator

- Metal technology -

Educational qualifications:

  • Good grades in lower secondary school

Personal interests and specialist areas of focus:

  • Technics and handicrafts, as well as mathematics and physics for understanding machine functions

Training contents:

  • Setting and rebuilding of rolling mills, moulding presses, drawing, straightening, and bevelling units
  • Monitoring machine operation
  • Inspection of products for dimensional accuracy

Materials Tester

- Metal Technology -

Educational qualifications:

  • “Fachoberschulreife“ (vocational extension certificate)

Personal interests and specialist areas of focus:

  • Chemistry: Sample analysis under the microscope
  • Physics: Differentiation of the properties of different materials
  • Mathematics: Calculation of characteristic values

Training contents:

  • Execution of destructive and non-destructive testing procedures (hardness, strength or toughness after heat treatment process) Field of application after training: laboratory, final inspection

We offer you

  • Unlimited employment contract
  • Collective bargaining agreement
  • Attractive / above-average remuneration
  • Allowance for company pension plan
  • Group accident insurance
  • Christmas bonus, vacation allowance
  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a lot of personal responsibility
  • Flat hierarchies
  • Very good work-life balance
  • Room for own ideas
  • Familiar working atmosphere
  • Intensive induction with “job mentor
  • Regular employee events
  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Flexitime
  • Occupational health care by company doctor
  • Health and sports offers
  • Sufficient parking spaces

Apply now conveniently via our contact form.