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APPRENTICESHIPS WITH PROSPECTS


Are you itching to start work? Keen to stand on your own two feet and earn your own living doing a job you enjoy? 


Kick off your career with us as an apprentice in one of the following fields:
• Precision Optics
• Machining Technology
(metals technology)
• Automation and Process Control
(electrotechnology)

With us, you receive outstanding training in a profession with excellent prospects. We have been training apprentices for more than 60 years, so you know you’re in good hands.



PRECISION OPTICS 


3½-year apprenticeship

Duties

• Finishing precision mechanical parts and components such as casings for binoculars, frames for lenses, and spotting scope bodies

• Processing a range of metals by turning, milling, drilling, filing, and welding

• Learning to use CNC technology, CAD drawing, and mechanics

• Learning basic skills in electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics


MACHINING TECHNOLOGY


3½-year apprenticeship

Duties

• Finishing precision mechanical parts and components such as casings for binoculars, frames for lenses,        and spotting scope bodies

• Processing a range of metals by turning, milling, drilling, filing, and welding

• Learning to use CNC technology, CAD drawing, and mechanics

• Learning basic skills in electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics 


AUTOMATION AND PROCESS CONTROL


4-year apprenticeship

Duties

• Commissioning and maintenance of automation systems for production plant

• Systematic error analysis and troubleshooting of process sequences

• Programming computer-controlled machines, robots, and systems

• Assembly of electronic components and adjustment of optronic products


YOUR PROFILE


• You have a real interest in the profession

• You have strong technical and mathematical skills

• You are good with your hands and have excellent fine motor skills

• You have an analytical, logical way of thinking and working

• You have strong mathematical skills and spatial awareness

• You can work independently with extreme accuracy

• You are patient and have good concentration skills

• You are ambitious, reliable, and a team player


THE BENEFITS TO YOU


• Innovative apprenticeship in our own, state-of-the-art apprentice workshops

• Motivated, experienced, full-time trainers

• The very latest technology, machines, tools, and materials

• Attractive, flexible working hours 

• Time to study for exams

• Apprenticeship with Matura qualification 

• Awards and special bonuses

• Excursions and events

• Apprentice exchanges and internships abroad

• Guaranteed job with excellent career prospects

• Many more staff benefits 


YOUR APPLICATION


Would you like to find out more about one of these three apprenticeships? If so, get in touch and join us for a cool trial week at Absam (available all year round)!

For more details or to apply:

• send your online application to JOBS.SWAROVSKIOPTIK.COM or

• contact Katrin Burkhart by phone or email at karriere@swarovskioptik.com or +43 (0)5223/511-6253


CONTACTS

Mag. (FH) Katrin Burkhart

Responsible for applications and trial weeks  

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6253
katrin.burkhart@swarovskioptik.com

Kurt Schneider

Responsible for the training of machinists 

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6334
kurt.schneider@swarovskioptik.com

Stefan Kröss

Responsible for the training of precision optics specialists 

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6310
stefan.kroess@swarovskioptik.com

Hannes Glatzl

Responsible for the training of machinists 

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6389
hannes.glatzl@swarovskioptik.com

Gerald Gratl

Responsible for the training of precision optics specialists 

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6310
gerald.gratl@swarovskioptik.com

Alexander Brentel

Responsible for automation and process control training

Tel.: +43 5223 511 6084
alexander.brentel@swarovskioptik.com

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