Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems AG

Design Engineer VET

Job profile

Design engineers develop and design mechanical, electrical and electronic devices, machinery and systems. As well as developing new products, their tasks also include making modifications to existing devices. They work closely with other professionals, including engineers for example. Using CAD computer software, design engineers produce three-dimensional design drawings. Design engineers produce documentation not just for manufacture and assembly, but also for the operation and maintenance of devices, machinery and systems.

Training at Ziemer

In our international company, supported and instructed by experts, you will develop and design high-precision individual components and assemblies for high-tech medical devices.

Design engineer VET

Duration of training

4 years

Training location


Vocational training

1 or 2 days a week
If the apprentice's academic standard is very good, attending the school of professional Maturity is an option

Vocational courses

Several courses spread over the apprenticeship years

What you need

  • Completion of Sekundarschule
  • Good grades in geometry, mathematics, physics
  • Interest in technical subjects and mechanics
  • Excellent ability to visualize objects spatially
  • Skilled hands for precision working
  • Ability to work accurately, meticulously and reliably
  • Patience, perseverance and ability to concentrate
  • Enjoy working with computers
  • Team player