Apprenticeships at DRÄXLMAIER

Process mechanic
for plastics and rubber technology

Process mechanic for plastics and rubber technology


As a prospective process mechanic for plastics and rubber technology, you will work with the most modern injection molding equipment. As a specialist for polymeric materials, you will learn the specific properties of materials and the suitable handling and processing methods. Together with your colleagues. you will check the quality of the finished products, clean, maintain and build production equipment.


Your prerequisites

You have good manual dexterity, are good in mathematics and interested in chemistry and physics.


Your future

After graduating, you can take the master's exam, become further educated as a technician, or begin working on a college degree – for example in plastics engineering.


School and testing

Wasserburg am Inn (block study with accommodation in a school dormitory)

Practical and written final examinations

David about his apprenticeship as process mechanic for plastics and rubber technology

"My work as a process mechanic is extremely varied. I find it very interesting to study the details of technical equipment and also to work on international projects."

Tips for applying

now online!

All you need is your letter of application, your resume and your two latest grade reports.
In addition to your schooling, we are interested in your motivation and your interests. Skills that are related to your desired job, as well as your hobbies and favorite subjects, help us get to know you.
Please send clearly legible forms and documents.


Why work
with us?

Secure employment

A secure job in an independent family-run company with decades of excellent customer relationships


Mobility allowance for the distance from your residence to the training location

Cost-free student dormitory

Free accommodation in the student dormitory for the period of training at the vocational school

Flexible working hours

Flexible time management within the framework of in operational processes, even during training

Continuing education and grants

Technical training on the newest equipment, language courses, continuing training as a technician, master or administrator, bachelor's degree grant

Voluntary work opportunities abroad

Employment at one of more than 65 DRÄXLMAIER sites in more than 20 countries

Subsidized meals

Plant cafeterias and food trucks directly at the site

Guarantee of employment

Employment of all apprentices after their training is completed

Excellent working environment

Joint excursions, sport teams and parties

Learn from the best

Support from full-time trainers, practical experience in the technical departments