Automation Assembler EFZ

Automation Engineer job profile EFZ

Have you ever wondered how assembly units and entire units of electrical or electronic appliances, machines and equipment are assembled? Are you interested in how test equipment and measuring devices work and are used? Would you like to be part of a team carrying out function checks and troubleshooting faults? Here at V-ZUG Ltd, we provide assembly training that will take your career into the future, with a focus on putting machines and equipment into operation.

You will assemble, maintain and repair electrical machines and equipment, as well as electronic appliances. You will produce electrical components, test electrical appliances and put these into operation. You will make ready assembled machines and equipment ready for operation as well as test and adjust them. You will work with various tools and specialist equipment including screw drivers, pliers, soldering irons and automatic equipment.

Your remit will include troubleshooting and carrying out function checks of machines and equipment. This will involve the use of the latest testing and measuring instruments. As soon as you have identified the cause of the fault, you will consult your supervisor and then proceed to rectify it. You will use appropriate tools to replace faulty parts. You will also carry out regular maintenance work on equipment that is in working order.


  • You have completed your basic level of education (Volksschule; middle to upper stage of secondary school)
  • You have an interest in mathematics and physics
  • You have an understanding of technology
  • You are capable of visual thinking
  • You are manually dexterous and have an interest in electrical engineering


The 3-year training programme is divided into a basic training stage and an advanced training stage with a focus on the assembly, testing and maintenance of machines and equipment. Throughout the apprenticeship period, you will have the opportunity to consolidate what you have learned in 8 different departments.

Throughout your apprenticeship, you will attend compulsory vocational school classes 1 – 2 days a week. You may also work towards your vocational school diploma (Berufsmatura) in parallel to your apprenticeship, after consulting V-ZUG Ltd.

Development opportunities

Nach dem Abschluss der Lehre stehen dir viele Varianten zur persönlichen Weiterentwicklung offen. Mit Abschluss der Berufsmatura ist es möglich, an einer Fachhochschule (FH) zu studieren. Ohne Berufsmaturaabschluss kannst du dich berufsspezifisch mit Fachausweisen (FA) höheren Fachdiplomen (HFP) oder an der höheren Fachschule (HF) weiterbilden.