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Training opportunities

Would you like to stand financially on your own two feet with an apprenticeship? Whether classic training or dual studies - many paths are open to you at Hydro.

What should it be for you: large systems, complex electronics or business? Are you drawn to the world of purchasing and sales, planning and logistics - or do you prefer to go directly to the machines? It lies in your hand! Here we show you our regular apprenticeships. Aluminum is the stuff your future is made of!

What do we currently offer? Click on Jobs at Hydro

Usually the positions for the following year are online from August and you can apply!

Or ask our contact person.

What do current trainees or successfully completed trainees say about us? You can find it here

Your options for starting your professional life:

In Grevenbroich, Neuss, Hamburg

  • Practical and well rooted in the theoretical context
  • Electricity makes your eyes light up
  • You find voltage exciting
  • Create connections so that everything runs optimally
  • Whether it is installation, maintenance or repairs, everything is included
  • Duration: 3,5 years (shortened: 3 years)
    Qualification: at least one good secondary school leaving certificate

In Grevenbroich

  • Creating and developing innovative software solutions
  • Improve operational processes through software optimization
  • Get to know and apply the latest development standards
  • Initial programming knowledge is an advantage, but not a must
  • Handling the computer is no problem for you
  • Duration: 3,5 years (shortened: 3 years)
    Qualification: with your technical or general matriculation standard

In Hamburg

  • Maintain an overview of thousands of materials and goods in the warehouse
  • Check, document and store incoming goods
  • Work with special storage software
  • Selection of the most efficient, economical and ecological packaging
  • Keeping a clear view between all the shipments
  • Duration: 3,5 years (shortened 3 years)
    Qualification: good secondary school leaving certificate
  • Thinking and living diversity
  • Practical and well rooted in the theoretical context of the commercial profession
  • You look behind the scenes - whether in materials purchasing, administration or sales
  • Working with MS Office system and other modern computer applications
  • You will work on computers as well as in teams with people
  • Our company offers you career opportunities in 40 countries - and also at the same location
  • Duration: 3 years (shortened: 2.5 years) 
    Qualification: secondary school or technical or general matriculation standard

In Grevenbroich, Neuss, Hamburg

  • Dismantle, maintain and repair machines and technical equipment
  • Solving exciting problems or errors
  • Practical training
  • Adaptable are both you and the way you work with the machines
  • Interest in natural sciences and technology
  • You want to run and develop yourself - like the machines
  • Duration: 3,5 years (shortened 3 years)
    Qualification: Secondary school leaving certificate with a clear tendency towards natural sciences
  • Not only looking at ultra-modern plants and machines, but also operating them
  • Taking on an important task in a globally active aluminium company
  • Not only theory, but also practice
  • The core of your tasks is the operation, conversion and retrofitting of the machines. This is how you move tons and ensure micrometer-precise quality!
  • Finding a solution for minor faults and errors
  • Duration: 2 years
    Qualification: at least good secondary school leaving certificate

In Rackwitz

  • You ensure the safe functioning of complex machines and systems
  • Maintenance and repair of machines
  • Testing and programming of control systems
  • You also deal with error analysis and troubleshooting
  • You have technical understanding, you are an organizational talent and you can work accurate
  • Duration: 3.5 years
    Qualification: good intermediate school-leaving certificate

In Rackwitz

  • As a surface coater you will work in our state-of-the-art anodizing plant
  • Your tasks include carrying out analyses in our laboratory, monitoring the anodizing process and maintaining the plant
  • The training includes various chemical processes and techniques, the preparation and post-processing of workpieces for coating, as well as the environmentally friendly handling of chemicals and waste products.
  • Duration: 3 years
    Qualification: school-leaving certificate

In Rackwitz

  • As a technical product designer you design and develop customer-specific profiles in 2D as well as in 3D
  • Spatial thinking comes easily to you
  • You will specialize in product design and construction and work closely with the sales department
  • You will determine which tools are to be used to press the profile, where machining is required and how the profile will withstand the stresses for its later use by the customer.
  • Your drawings are the basis for the finished part on the car or window frame, for example.
  • Duration: 3.5 years
    Qualification:Vocational baccalaureate diploma

In Hamburg, in Bonn

  • Discharge and pouring of molten metals
  • The control of the ovens
  • Analysing quality and purity controls of the metal by samples
  • Improvement of the manufacturing processes
  • Handling of input materials
  • Communication is not a foreign word to you
  • Duration: 3,5 years (shortened 3 years)
    Qualification: intermediate school-leaving certificate

In Rackwitz

  • As a materials tester, you ensure the quality of our profiles
  • In our laboratory you examine the profiles for certain properties and defects, take samples and carry out measurements.
  • All this must be documented so that our customers can receive profiles with ISO certification at the end of the process.
  • You work with, for example, calipers, gauges and test pins in order to release a flawless product at the end.
  • Duration: 3.5 years
    Qualification: good intermediate school-leaving certificate

In Rackwitz

  • As a tool mechanic you maintain our many tools
  • Drilling, milling and hammering with tools are among your tasks
  • Since fractions of millimeters can make the difference in tool mechanics, it is especially important that you work with high precision.
  • Your training will include working with technical systems in toolmaking, shaping components and shaping tool surfaces.
  • Duration: 3.5 years
    Qualification: school-leaving certificate

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