FAQ – frequently asked questions

Where can I apply?

You can contact the respective contact person. The responsible contact persons for our locations and applications can be found on our website. Or you just use our job search.
Alternatively, you can use the contact form of our unsolicited application if you know exactly what you want to do (or if you don't know it at all).

Which kinds of training can be done at your house?

The KSM Castings Group offers training for the following professions:

  • Foundry mechanic (die and permanent mold casting) (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim
  • Toolmaker (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim and Wernigerode
  • Industrial mechanic (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim and Bergisches Land
  • Electronics engineer (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim
  • Mechatronics engineer (m/f/d/x) in Wernigerode
  • Industrial clerk (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim
  • IT specialist (m/f/d/x) in Hildesheim

What if I have to terminate the training at an early stage?

This is possible in principle, but depends on various conditions, so it is not possible to give a general answer to this question. As a rule, we always try to find a good solution.

Can I also work part-time at your house?

To work part-time is possible during a employment relationship, but not during a training.

Is it possible to take a look at the factory?

Of course. We repeatedly offer factory tours – for groups or school classes in most cases. Please contact Laura Wachalski, phone: +49 5121 505-274

Is it possible to complete a part of my training at your house abroad?

Unfortunately, this is not possible during training. The two-part training – thus vocational school attendance and the practical training in the company – is mandatory in Germany. Attending a German vocational school is compulsory.

What do I need to know about the training periods?

Our training courses take between two and three and a half years – depending on the training program.
A reduction of the training period is possible under certain conditions.

Is there a canteen in your factory?

Yes! Our canteen offers three different lunches every day – always including one vegetarian dish.

Can I complete a dual study program at your house?

Yes. We are cooperating with two universities in Hanover: The Leibniz-Fachhochschule Hannover (University of Applied Sciences) and the Hochschule Hannover (University of Applied Sciences and Arts).
The KSM Castings Group offers dual study programs in the following fields:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Production Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Design Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Businexx Informatics

The dual study program includes a commercial or technical training – with a standard period of study of seven semesters (including the Bachelor's thesis).
Important: After two years, all trainings are completed with a full IHK exam (exam of Chamber of Industry and Commerce).
More detailed information can be found here.

Can I do a retraining at your house?

We offer retraining measures in some areas and for certain occupations. In order to determine whether retraining is possible, please write to us using the contact form.

Do you have company clothes?

At the KSM Castings Group, working clothes have to be worn in the Production. There are no rules regarding the other areas, but a recommendation in most cases.

Are there parking facilities on site? Can I park my car at your house?

There are various parking opportunities in the direct vicinity of the company premises.

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