Drivetrain testing? We’ve got it!

ATESTEO is the number one employer for technology enthusiasts, automobile enthusiasts, and everyone who wants to help shape our traffic and transport concepts of the future. You can fully live out your passion for automobiles, engineering, and technology while making a meaningful contribution to the sustainable mobility of the future at the worldwide market leader for drivetrain testing. On our test benches, we test automobile components for functionality and endurance. Our test results then allow manufacturers to improve or further develop their components for the production of automobiles in series.

Be a part of it! With an apprenticeship at ATESTEO or while you are a student at a university or college, you will be right in the middle of the automotive industry and make an important contribution to the development of new, more efficient, and more environmentally-friendly drive systems.

Discover the world of drivetrain testing – apprenticeships at ATESTEO

Do you want excitement, variety, and responsibility on the job? Do you wish to incorporate your enthusiasm for technology and cars into your job? Do you wish to learn an occupation that moves a lot and makes a useful contribution to the sustainable mobility of the future? Then you have come to the right place!

Start your apprenticeship at ATESTEO and dive into the fascination of the drivetrain early on. Or get to know us through an internship and discover the variety in drivetrain testing up close.

Internships for students/pupils at secondary level

Do you already know what you want to become in the future? Do you already have an idea of the industry and occupational field in which you would like to work? We’ll show it to you in an internship in electronics or mechanics at ATESTEO in Alsdorf, Germany. You can complete your internship with us as a school event during school time or on your own initiative during the school holidays (school breaks). You will get to know the professional field, processes, and contents. You will work with us and also get valuable tips for your choice of careers.

Girls‘ & Boys‘ Day

If you would like to get an early look at the world of work and you are open to getting a taste of professions you haven’t even thought of yet, then come to ATESTEO at the next Girls’ & Boys’ Day. We invite schoolchildren starting in the fifth grade to our Alsdorf location so that they are able to experience drivetrain testing close up. On this day, we want to show you how much fun it is to work in the automotive industry.

Our responsibility for training young people

We want that at ATESTEO, you learn a lot, further develop yourself, enjoy your job, and are prepared as well as possible for your future career path. Therefore, we take our responsibility for your apprenticeship very seriously. The trainers in the various departments of our company are officially qualified and named as training supervisors by the Aachen Chamber of Commerce (IHK Aachen). As part of your training plan, we impart all the skills and knowledge specified there in a practical and sound manner. We carry out your training according to the company training and transfer plan, also pay attention to your personal development, and ensure safety at your workplace. Your performance evaluation and assessment is done objectively, understandably, and fairly, because your trainer intensively takes care of you and your learning.

Our skilled occupations (apprenticeships)

You can do an apprenticeship in the following occupations at ATESTEO:

Electronics Technician for Industrial Systems (m/f/d)

Are you interested in technology and immediately on the scene when something breaks?

As an Electronics Technician for Industrial Systems (m/f/d), you maintain, repair, and program the electrical systems in the company and instruct users on how to operate them. During your apprenticeship at ATESTEO in Alsdorf or Garching, which lasts three-and-a-half years, you will learn how to install and maintain electric components and systems. You will set up and test circuits. You will also learn how to use automation systems and how to program control units.

Electronics Technician for Devices and Systems (m/f/d)

Do you have a real flair with and a total grasp of electronic equipment?

As an Electronics Technician for Devices and Systems (m/f/d), you control and monitor the production and operation of information technology devices. You are responsible for installing and configuring operating systems, testing components, eliminating sources of error, and replacing defective parts of production and testing machines. During your apprenticeship at ATESTEO in Alsdorf, which is three-and-a-half years long, you will learn to install and configure programs and operating systems, to narrow down sources of error, to remedy defects, and to replace parts. You plan production and maintenance, learn how to set up testing machines, create layouts of systems, and develop documentation for devices.

Warehouse Logistics Operator (m/f/d)

Do you enjoy organising, think ahead clearly, and like to lend a hand?

As a Warehouse Logistics Operator (m/f/d), you are responsible for receiving and inspecting delivered goods and returning them if they are damaged. You will also be responsible for unpacking, sorting, and storing. You will assemble and pack our deliveries. During your three years of training as an apprentice at ATESTEO, you will learn all the processes, how to deal with software and suppliers, and how to operate industrial trucks for packing and loading ordered goods.

Office Manager (m/f/d)

Do you communicate well, are you reliable, and are you not frazzled by figures?

As an Office Manager (m/f/d), you work in the corporate departments Human Resources, Marketing, Purchasing, or Finance. You draft quotations, check orders, document personnel files, and support recruiting and staff development processes. During your three years of training as an apprentice at ATESTEO in Alsdorf, you will get to know the relevant office processes. We will show you how to process data for reports and presentations, coordinate order processing, prepare price calculations for orders, and welcome customers.

Management Assistant for Marketing Communication (m/f/d)

Are you creative in social media channels and interested in marketing and advertising?

As a Management Assistant for Marketing Communication (m/f/d), you support us with all marketing activities for internal and external communication and have contact to service providers such as agencies, exhibition stand builders, and print shops. During your three years of training as an apprentice at ATESTEO in Alsdorf, you will learn how to develop, plan, and implement advertising initiatives online and offline, as well as how to prepare blog articles, press articles, and social media posts for corporate communications. We also show you how to develop communication concepts and put them into practice with external service providers.

Automotive Mechatronics Technician (m/f/d)

Does your heart beat for automobiles and do you love having a closer look at vehicles?

As an Automotive Mechatronics Technician (m/f/d), you carry out repair, maintenance, and repair work. You search for errors and make appropriate diagnoses, document inspection tasks, and carry out conversion work and quality assurance. During your apprenticeship at ATESTEO in Alsdorf, which is three-and-a-half years long, you will learn how to assemble, disassemble, and repair various assemblies. And we will show you how to use computer-aided techniques for fault diagnosis and maintenance.

Mechatronics Fitter (m/f/d)

Are you good at multitasking and skilled at dealing with machines and technology?

As a Mechatronics Fitter (m/f/d), you ensure that our test benches function correctly. You support engineers to support and monitor our test benches. You are responsible for setting up test benches and test devices, along with equipping them, and you will be involved in fault reports and troubleshooting as part of the team. During your three-and-a-half years of training in an apprenticeship at ATESTEO, you will learn how to maintain and repair machines, install circuits and systems, and check and measure electric voltage.

Start your apprenticeship at ATESTEO now!

Apply for your apprenticeship at ATESTEO and become part of the automotive development of the future.

First-hand practical knowledge – university/college students at ATESTEO

At ATESTEO, you can study and at the same time gain practical experience. You can work with us as a working student. Or you can write your thesis in the exciting work environment of ATESTEO and will be actively supported by our experienced professionals.

Dual study Mathematical-Technical Software Developer (m/f/d)

Do you enjoy programming and maths is one of your favourite subjects? Do you want to earn money and gain practical experience and study at the same time?

You can do that within a dual study programme to become a mathematical-technical software developer “MATSE” (combines the two courses of study mathematics and computer science) at our ATESTEO location in Alsdorf. By combining this with the Bachelor of Science degree programme in “Scientific Programming” at the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, you will acquire both a Chamber of Industry and Commerce qualification and a Bachelor’s degree. The theoretical training at the IT Centre of the RWTH Aachen University and the strong practical relevance at ATESTEO form an ideal start for your professional career.

The dual study programme lasts three years. During this time, you will learn how to develop programmes that support your work on the PC – be it controlling robots, simulating complex contexts or programming apps for smartphones. The theoretical content is taught at RWTH Aachen University. At ATESTEO, you’ll get involved and get to know the practical side of things here in Alsdorf.

Study-related internships at ATESTEO

An internship at ATESTEO allows you to gain your first insight into daily work in drivetrain testing. You will have the chance to take a look at interesting projects in the automotive industry and learn about work procedures and coordination processes. We will familiarize you with all the important content of your dream job during your internship. At ATESTEO, you have the opportunity to complete your compulsory internship or to voluntarily take a look at us. You will supplement your theoretical knowledge from your studies with interesting knowledge from practical work. So you can learn a lot from us in a short time.

Student assistants

For university students from the second semester onwards, ATESTEO also offers the opportunity to work as a student assistant on the test benches, but also in projects. This allows you to gain more and more extensive experience in the automotive industry and earn some money. If you have already completed your basic studies, you can join ATESTEO as a part-time working student. In this case, you will deepen your professional competence, work responsibly on projects, and collect valuable knowledge and many contacts. You also have the chance to be taken on in your chosen profession at ATESTEO after completing your studies.

Bachelor’s or master’s thesis

Benefit from our knowledge and experience in your field and write your bachelor’s or master’s thesis at ATESTEO. We give you a lot of freedom in finding a topic and support you intensively from the start so that together, we lead your thesis to success. Your personal mentor will support you personally and professionally at all times. You do practical work in your subject area and can incorporate the documentation of the results from it into your bachelor’s or master’s thesis. Conversely, your findings become part of our practical work. You will be an important part of our team right from the start and have a good chance of being taken on after you are graduated.

Professional fields at ATESTEO

At ATESTEO, as a student you can complete internships, work, and gain a foothold for your future career path in the following professional fields:


  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Technology

Information Technology

  • IT Project Management
  • IT System Administrator
  • Software development


  • Management accounting
  • Office management
  • Controlling
  • Purchasing
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Human Ressources

Work at ATESTEO during your studies!

Combine your theoretical knowledge with many exciting practical projects at ATESTEO and start your career with us!

Your dream job is just a few minutes away

If you wish to do your apprenticeship, work with us in the context of a cooperative degree programme, do an internship, or wish to write your bachelor’s thesis or master’s thesis at our company, please apply using our online form in our job portal.

As an alternative, you can send us a speculative application. All information on speculative applications can also be found in our job form.

Contact us if you have any questions about our company, current vacancies or the application process.

Your contact

Umut Saltik Di Memmo
HR Specialist

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