Typical PAATZ: The future going on today at Paatz!

Paatz is one of the most important companies that trains apprentices in Suhl.

We know that the future is going on every day and that the present is already past. This is no empty talk but reality: In the last 20 years, Paatz trained over 50 professionals, foremen and engineers. Our first apprentice as industrial mechanic has succeeded this spring her examination and earned the skilled worker status with merit. Paatz offers apprenticeship and vocational training jobs every year!


We train:

  • Cutting machine operators
  • Industrial mechanic
  • Tool mechanic

We offer:

  • Internships for students
  • Internship in the framework of metal processing apprenticeship
  • Internships for students (studying engineering or the like)
  • Summer

What we offer:

    • Apprenticeship pays in accordance to the collective arrangement
    • A 30-day holiday
    • Apprentices help apprentices
    • A great team that helps you with all problems in your apprenticeship
    • A work contract after succeeding your examination as skilled worker

      Information about the apprenticeship:

      • Duration: 3 ½ years
      • Vocational school Zella-Mehlis
      • Diverse inter-company courses in corporation with the „Betrieblichen Ausbildungsverbund Metall SüdThuringia“ e.V. and other educational providers

      You qualifications:

      • You should have at least successfully finished secondary school
      • Have good grades in science
      • Be skilled as a craftsman
      • Enjoy working in the field of metal machining