Industrial mechanics are employed in the production, maintenance and monitoring of technical systems. They are active in the installation, conversion and commissioning of production plants. Typical applications are maintenance, machine and plant construction, production engineering and fine-tool engineering.

Profile of skills and competences

  • Organise and check production and manufacturing processes
  • Make structural components and subassemblies and assemble them to produce
    technical systems
  • Identify and document faults in technical systems and identify the causes of such faults
  • Repair technical systems
  • Retrofit machines and systems
  • Carry out maintenance work and inspections
  • Select testing procedures and equipment
  • Deliver technical systems and products to customers and provide instructions in the use of plants
  • Ensure the functionality of technical systems
  • Monitor and extend electrical control components
  • Accord due consideration to business processes and apply quality management
  • Act autonomously in carrying out activities according due consideration to relevant regulations and safety provisions
  • Coordinate work with upstream and downstream divisions
  • Set up workplaces
  • Behave in a manner appropriate to the situation in communicating with internal and external customers, work as part of a team
  • Check and document maintenance and assembly work according due consideration to company quality management systems.

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