Apprenticeship at LEWA

LEWA has qualified and trained apprentices in the LEWA apprenticeship program for more than 25 years. As technology leader in metering pumps and systems, we offer the ideal environment for young people to start their career. The apprenticeship program starts each September. We are looking for apprentices as an Industrial Mechanic, as a Mechatronic Engineer or as an Industrial Business Management Assistant.

Excellent apprenticeship program for 25 years
Start your career at LEWA!

LEWA provides the ideal structural and personnel conditions for a successful apprenticeship. In a commercial training center and in our own training workshop, knowledge is imparted and skills are promoted. Modern work processes and information technologies prepare our apprentices to work with high-end products and technologies. In addition, we also promote social skills by integrating our apprentices in various LEWA-sponsored social projects.

Thus, we make sure that our apprentices enjoy thorough and extensive training in all areas and departments. They acquire expertise by learning how to plan, implement and evaluate their own work. They also gain experience and competence by finding, processing and sharing information as well as by solving problems in creative ways. Social aspects are also promoted in a targeted manner: Teamwork, collegiality and sense of responsibility are particularly important.

The success of the training program speaks for itself. Numerous commendations and prizes for the LEWA apprentices show: Our apprenticeship program is excellent!

Vocational education at LEWA

Apprenticeship places at LEWA

Job Title Location Department Level
Ausbildung zur Fachkraft für Lagerlogistik (m/w/d) 2021 Leonberg / Deutschland Engineering Apprenticeship
Ausbildung zum Mechatroniker (m/w/d) 2021 Leonberg / Deutschland Engineering Apprenticeship
Ausbildung zum Industriemechaniker (m/w/d) 2021 Leonberg / Deutschland Engineering Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship as an Industrial Mechanic

ActivitiesManufacturing, repair and maintenance of components and systems, tools, fixtures, items for production; chipless forming and metal-cutting processing; assembly, testing, commissioning, service
Later activitiesPrototyping, tool and fixture construction, component manufacturing, mass production, assembly, quality assurance, research & development, service
Personal abilitiesReadiness of mind, ability to imagine technical contexts; good performances in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry; very good technical skills; accuracy, thoroughness, reliability and the ability to work in a team
RequirementsSecondary school qualifications: Secondary school leaving certificate ("Hauptschule" or "Realschule"), Abitur
Further education opportunitiesForemen, technician, engineer, design engineer, production planner
Duration of apprenticeship3.5 years

Vocational education at LEWA

Apprenticeship as a Mechatronics Engineer 

ActivitiesManufacturing mechanical subsystems, assembly, installation of electrical equipment, commissioning, testing, searching for and eliminating faults, maintenance, design & creation of mechatronic systems
Later activitiesAssembly, research & development, service, IT, commissioning, maintenance of mechatronic systems, manufacturing, quality assurance
Personal abilitiesReadiness of mind, ability to imagine technical contexts; aptitude in mathematics, physics and chemistry; very good technical skills; accuracy, thoroughness, reliability and the ability to work in a team
RequirementsSecondary school qualifications: Good secondary school leaving certificate ("Realschule") or Abitur
Further education opportunitiesForemen, technician, engineer, design engineer
Apprenticeship duration3.5 years

Vocational education at LEWA

Apprenticeship as an Industrial Business Management Assistant

ActivitiesProduction planning and controlling, scheduling and implementation of customer orders, financial accounting, calculation, invoicing and dunning process, sales, shipping and export procedures, operational accounting
Later activitiesPurchasing, production planning, sales, human resources, accounting, controlling, export processing, customer service, administration
Personal abilitiesReadiness of mind; assertiveness, strengths in communication, confidence in dealing with people; imaginative power for business contexts, organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; accuracy, thoroughness, reliability and the ability to work in a team
RequirementsSecondary school qualifications: Good comprehensive secondary school leaving certificate ("Realschule") or Abitur
Further education opportunitiesIndustrial business administrator, Master of Business Administration (MBA), department head, executive in the industry
Apprenticeship duration2.5 years

Vocational education at LEWA

Ausbildung zur Fachkraft für Lagerlogistik (m/w/d)

TätigkeitenWareneingang, Fachgerechte Lagerung der Produkte, Kommissionierung, Versand von Gütern unter Anleitung und Betreuung, Mitwirkung an logistischen Planungs und Organisationsprozessen, Umgang mit EDV-gestützten Verwaltungssystemen, Umsetzung von Arbeitsaufträgen in betriebliche Arbeitsabläufe
Späterer EinsatzWareneingang, Lager-und Transportplanung, Versandlogistik.
Persönliche EignungGeistig rege, rasche Auffassungsgabe, Vorstellungsvermögen für technische Zusammenhänge, analytisches und logisches Denkvermögen, handwerkliche Fähigkeiten, Genauigkeit, Gründlichkeit, Zuverlässigkeit und Teamfähigkeit
AnforderungenSchulabschluss: Guter Hauptschul- oder Realschulabschluss.
AufstiegschancenMeister/-in für Lagerlogistik, Betriebswirt/-in der Fachrichtung Absatzwirtschaft oder Logistik
Ausbildungszeit3 Jahre
Weitere InfosBroschüre Ausbildung zur Fachkraft für Lagerlogistik (m/w/d) (PDF)

Ausbildung bei LEWA

What we value

Expertiseprofessional competencestrong social skills
develop professional qualifications, independent planning, execution and inspectiondevelop professional qualifications, independent planning, execution and inspectionencourages collaboration in groups and development as an individual
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Self-control
  • Safety-conscious
  • Precise work
  • Identification with work
  • Optimization of workflows
  • Ability to adjust and adapt
  • Recognize work objectives
  • Business-oriented thinking
  • Environmentally conscious thinking
  • Find sources of information
  • Independent development of information
  • Logical thinking
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Creativity
  • Willingness to learn
  • Economical evaluation of information
  • Communication of information
  • Interest
  • Ability to cooperate
  • Ability to integrate
  • Shared responsibility
  • Collegiality
  • Oral communication skills
  • Personal initiative
  • Reliability
  • Self-criticism
  • Mobility
  • Flexibility

We look forward to receiving your complete application materials including a cover letter, tabular resume, report cards from the last two years of schooling, internship information as well as certificates. Please apply directly on our job openings link for an appropriate training position.