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Training at SPN

Training at SPN is a good basis for a successful career. Whether the focus is commercial or technical, our experienced, qualified trainers help you reach your training objective through a practice-oriented and systematic approach. We would also be happy to offer you a work placement before you start your training.

Decide on a career in the mechanical engineering industry and start your career engine with us!

Nothing stands in your way once you have convinced us in a selection test and a personal interview.
After successfully completing their training, SPN trainees have an excellent chance of being taken on by us.

We offer the following fields of training


Our training course for industrial clerks is very versatile and future-oriented.

During your training you spend time in all relevant departments, for example purchasing, finance or sales. You also get to know the production process chain. Our trainees receive as much support as they need and as much freedom as possible. During your training we promote commitment and enthusiasm.

Training period: 2½ years


  • "Mittlere Reife" (secondary school leaving certificate), good knowledge of accounting
  • Microsoft Office and Internet skills


A career as an industrial mechanic at SPN provides a wide range of job options for the future. It is not necessary to specialise in defined fields during your training. There are a great many fields of application, which are considered in depth during your training.

  • Programming and operating CNC machines
  • Machining and manufacturing components and assemblies
  • Assembling and disassembling modules and gear units
  • Maintenance and repair of machines and systems

Training period: 3½ years. The training period may be shortened to 3 years depending on your performance


  • At least a "qualifizierter Mittelschulabschluss" (intermediate secondary school leaving certificate)


Mechatronics technicians at SPN assemble mechanical, electrical and electronic components in gear unit systems. At the same time, you are responsible for the control software and test our gear units.

Our mechatronics technicians are also responsible for the maintenance and repair of our machines and systems and perform functional and safety inspections.

Training period: 3½ years. The training period may be shortened to 3 years depending on your performance


  • "Mittlere Reife" (secondary school leaving certificate)
  • Basic knowledge of modelmaking and an interest in electronics


As a warehouse logistics specialist, you work in the field of warehousing and warehouse management. You are responsible for receiving and checking incoming goods, storing them correctly and systematically, and making them available for the production process.

Furthermore, you prepare our deliveries and package, load and dispatch our assemblies and gear units, also to international customers and suppliers.

You control, organise and monitor the use of work and material handling equipment and thus contribute to smooth processes at SPN.

Training period: 3 years


  • "Mittlere Reife" (secondary school leaving certificate)
  • 3-year training period

We are looking for young people who prove their worth in our training workshop and when working on interdepartmental projects, and who thus receive an optimum preparation for their future career.

Application deadline for Training Year 2021:

Until 31 September 2020.

How long does the selection process take?

Upon receiving your application, we will send you a short confirmation of receipt. The selection test and the personal interviews take place in October/November. You will receive confirmation that you have been accepted as a trainee at the end of November.

If we are not able to consider you for a traineeship, we will return your application documents by post. We completely delete all email applications from our data archive after a limited storage period of 3 months following the rejection date.

Your application should include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The last two references (latest final report card)
  • Work placement certificates
  • Other certificates

Please send your written application to

SPN Schwaben Präzision Fritz Hopf GmbH
Attn. Mr. Georg Jaumann
Fritz-Hopf-Straße 1
86720 Nördlingen

or via email to  pw@spn-drive.de

Do you have specific question about training at SPN?

Contact Person

Georg Jaumann

Telephone: +49 9081 214-200

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