Machine and plant operator

Machine and plant operators are responsible for many tasks in relation to the operation of modern production machines and facilities in series manufacturing.

Apprentices welding a seam on a ship crane.

Apprentices welding a seam on a ship crane.

Their tasks include, for example, setting-up and/or programming as well as operating the machines and facilities. They control and monitor the flow of material and ensure that production runs smoothly through continual harmonization with upstream and downstream equipment.

Furthermore, they carry out inspections and maintenance measures at regular intervals and rectify any malfunctions that may occur in the production facilities. During the whole production process, they perform quality assurance measures on an ongoing basis and document production data.

At a glance

Period of training: 2 years
Prerequisite: Secondary school education

Interests and talents

  • You have craftsmanship skills.
  • You are interested in technology.
  • You work happily in a team.
  • You are thorough and responsible.

Further training opportunities

  • Industrial mechanic
  • Master craftsman
  • Technician
  • Academic studies


Maria Kasperbauer

Liebherr-Components Deggendorf GmbH

Kreuzäcker 8

94469 Deggendorf


Christoph Roth

Liebherr-Hausgeräte Ochsenhausen GmbH

Memminger Straße 77-79

88416 Ochsenhausen


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