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Toolmakers manufacture tools, devices or moulds for our injection moulding and extrusion machines. You will learn all the classic processes for machining workpieces on machines or by hand, such as turning, milling, grinding, drilling and eroding. It is particularly important to adhere exactly to the dimensions specified in the technical drawings. In our tool shop we build and assemble all tools ourselves, right up to production ready for series production. Each member of the toolmaking team primarily operates or programs one machine.



  • Planning and control of work processes
  • Manufacturing of individual parts from different materials with tools and machines
  • Programming and operation of machines with numerical control
  • Creation of devices and equipment for the support or construction of industrial production facilities
  • Assembling components and subassemblies into tools, instruments, devices or moulds
  • Carrying out maintenance measures


  • Fun with technical/handicraft challenges
  • Dexterity and eye-hand coordination, which you need, for example, when sawing, milling, filing and grinding metal parts.
  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • good secondary school leaving certificate with particular strengths in mathematics and science



We expect you to have a good secondary school leaving certificate with particular strengths in mathematics and the natural sciences (chemistry + physics).



Your training usually lasts 3.5 years.


The training lasts 3.5 years. A significant part of the training takes place in our toolmaking team. We also cooperate with training workshops in the surrounding area. A further component of your training is the vocational school, which you will attend in Attendorn. The combination of training company, training workshop and vocational school ensures that you receive targeted training with many other trainees from other companies.

SALARY PER YEAR OF TRAINING (reference year: 2019)


"You culture" throughout the company

By “Du” we meet each other across all levels on eye level, which makes our cooperation much easier!

Turnover bonus from the 3rd year of training

We also give our trainees a monthly share in our economic development

Getting to know each other days and various trainee workshops

Here you will get to know the other trainees and us before you officially start your training.

Accident insurance

With our accident insurance you are well insured at work and also in your private life in case of emergency.

Trainee class trip incl. Trainee project

Once a year our trainees go on a class trip and dedicate themselves to their own trainee project.

Company pension scheme

We participate in the conclusion of a company pension scheme with capital-forming benefits.

Holiday pay and annual bonus

Expression of our appreciation of your work performance.

Working time account

You can choose: Payout or more time off!

Contact: aquatherm GmbH | Biggen 5 | 57439 Attendorn | Germany | Tel: +49 2722 950 0 | info@aquatherm.de