04 December 2007
– an investment for the future
Saint-Gobain Diamantwerkzeuge in Norderstedt, the largest production
centre for WINTER diamond and cBN cutting tools, is currently training
fourteen young tool makers, of whom four are women.
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The training subjects are
- Control technology
- Tool maintenance
- Production of components and sub-assemblies.
Two of the trainees take their final exams at the beginning of next
year after three and a half years’ training.
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| This well established training program focusses on
turning and machine tool technology. The theoretical parts of the course
are taken in the technical college and the company’s modern training
Some of the secondary course components which are particularly popular
with the trainees include the rhetorical and technical aspects of giving
presentations, and business English. External modules include CNC
technology, electropneumatics and preparation for the fork-lift license.
Therefore, it’s no surprise that Saint-Gobain offers jobs in the
enterprise to these well-trained young people – order situation
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|Part of the reputation of German engineering is based on
talented young people who have been through a first-class training scheme.
Over the last few years trainees from Saint-Gobain Diamond Tools have
achieved marks at the top of their class, well equipping them for jobs
within German-speaking Europe and internationally.
People with a sound training as an industrial mechanic, coupled with
further education in process technology, engineering or electronics, are
in high demand by employers. The wide variety of job opportunities and the
commitment of the trainers, master craftsmen and trainees provide a sound
basis for first-class career prospects.