Areas of Responsibility

Industrial technicians are primarily employed in the manufacture, renovation, expansion and maintenance of equipment and buildings in the manufacturing industry, in supply technology and ventilation technology. At Baerlocher, the range of responsibilities of a qualified industrial technician includes inspection, maintenance, servicing and repair of production equipment and machines. The job description also includes troubleshooting, activation of machines and systems, as well as testing and setting the functions of modules, devices and systems. Industrial technicians are also required to plan tasks based on process data, design sketches and installation and servicing plans. Furthermore, industrial technicians are typically involved in construction of equipment, devices and containers, general maintenance, pipe system engineering and welding technology.

Trainee Comments


Stefan, 18; Niklas, 18 
Industrial Technician Trainees

“We started our industrial technician training on August 1, 2010, and were immediately made to feel welcome by our new team. At Baerlocher, our practical training prepares us for everyday life in our chosen career by allowing us to work both on our own and creatively as part of a team.”

An Overview of Your Training Course at Baerlocher

Core Areas of Focus

Business and technical communication

Checking modules and systems

Planning and organizing work and assessing results

Distinguishing between, categorizing and using primary and secondary materials

Manufacturing and installing components and modules

Servicing and operating equipment

Using management technology

Securing and transporting components, machines, etc.

Maintenance, troubleshooting, locating and repairing defects and errors

Using protective equipment

The basics of measurement and control technology and quality management

Duration of Training Course

The industrial technician dual course takes 3 ½ years. One year of metalworking at vocational school will be recognized as the first year of training.

Training Location


Additional Training Options

Metalworking foreman

Certified technical business management specialist (IHK)

Engineering course (mechanical engineering)

Employee Benefits

30 days of vacation per year

Extra vacation payment

Christmas gratification/bonus

Company pension scheme

Cafeteria meals at reduced prices


High school diploma with very good grades

One year of metalworking at vocational school

Good mathematics and physics skills

Contact Person Lingen/Ems

Ms. Marion Müller 
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Trainee Clip

Angelos, Nils and Fabio and their way to Baerlocher
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