In 2018, the WZL employed 877 people. 250 scientific employees did research at our institute and were actively supported by 175 employees in non-scientific areas and 452 student assistants.

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Absolvent Copyright: RWTH/Fabian Erler

Graduates of engineering sciences and related disciplines will find a unique environment with us as scientific employees.

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Student Assistants

Students Copyright: RWTH/Martin Braun

Become a student assistant at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and support us in our diverse research and industrial projects.

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Vocational education

Machine hall Copyright: WZL/Winandy

The WZL regularly trains up to 50 young trainees at our institute in five different occupations.

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Assessment Center

Working documents Copyright: RWTH/Braun

For the selection of scientific employees for the chairs Production Engineering as well as Production Metrology and Qualitay Mangement we organize Assessment Centers at regular intervals together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT and the FIR e.V. at the RWTH Aachen University.

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