Our mission

You are passionate about aviation and seeking professional as well as personal challenges? Then take off with us with an apprenticeship and become part of our successful and international team!

Your apprenticeship at EFW

  • Next to Dresden Airport

    Our premises are located directly next to Dresden Airport in the Dresden Klotzsche industrial estate.

  • 4 exciting apprenticeships

    As a future-orientated company, we train people with a passion for craftsmanship in 4 exciting apprenticeships every year. In total, we already have more than 2,200 employees from around 36 nations at our Dresden site.

  • What do we do at EFW?

    In Dresden and around the world, we convert passenger aircraft into cargo aircraft, manufacture cabin solutions and offer maintenance and engineering services.

  • What will you do?

    Depending on your specialism, you will work directly on the aircraft or manufacture components for aircraft.


Aircraft Electronics Technician

Aircraft electronics technicians work in the manufacturing, maintenance, and equipping of aircraft and aviation technology systems. You lay and connect energy, signal, and data lines, assemble and install components and devices into systems. Furthermore, as an aircraft electronics technician, you independently take care of the installation, commissioning, and quality testing of communication, radar, and autopilot systems, as well as the configuration of software.

Application opportunity for 2025

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Aircraft Mechanic

Aircraft mechanics in manufacturing technology mainly work in the production, partly in the maintenance of entire aircraft. Following technical drawings, you assemble individual parts into assemblies or entire aircraft. Additionally, you mount technical system components in the cell/aircraft structure and install the interior equipment. Quality checks and documentation of work are also part of the professional tasks.

Application opportunity for 2025

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Rubber Technician in the field of Fiber Composite Technology

Plastic technologists in fiber composite technology are experts in the industrial production of products from fiber composite materials. Following technical documents, you manufacture individual parts and assemble complex assemblies. You are also responsible for upgrading, operating, and optimizing complex production plants, such as computer-controlled machines of various kinds. Quality checks and documentation of work are also part of your professional tasks.

Application opportunity for 2025

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Machining Technician

Machining technicians produce workpieces for machines, devices, and systems on conventional or computer-controlled machine tools and process them. In addition to planning and implementing the appropriate work processes, maintenance and care of the machines are also part of your responsibilities. When working with computer-controlled machines, you also create or optimize the required control programs.

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Successfully into the future

EFW’s team has been very welcoming, taking me onto different projects since day one. I’m thrilled at the thought that the projects I work on daily will one day be taking off and fly for years.

Pauline Simon, Trainee

Your benefits

  • Apprenticeship remuneration

    Collective bargaining agreement for the metal and electrical industry in Saxony: €1,094-1,282 from the 1st to 4th year of training, plus collective special payments, holiday and Christmas bonuses

  • Thinking ahead

    Special conditions for occupational disability insurance without health questions, flextime accounts

  • Location

    Dresden: Saxon metropolis, vibrant party scene in Neustadt, wide range of cultural, sports, and outdoor activities

  • Mobility

    Subsidy for Germany & job ticket, job bike, parking lot, good transportation connections

  • Time is quality of life

    38-hour full-time week, 30 days of annual leave

  • Health

    Company doctor, health measures, sports and fitness offers

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What comes next?

  1. Your application

    The recruiting team will review your documents. If there are any missing documents, we will contact you.

  2. Our feedback

    After reviewing your application documents, we will get back to you with feedback.

  3. Invitation to an interview

    Our interviews take place in person, so we can get to know each other better and give you a direct insight into our working environment. If you do not live in the Dresden area, we can also conduct the interview digitally.

  4. Feedback

    After conducting all the interviews planned for the position, we will get back to you with feedback.

  5. Success!

    You have received the confirmation and can now look forward to your new role at EFW.

Contact us

André Vogel


Tel:+49 351 8839