In September 2019, we will start our Apprenticeship Program at the Michigan Headquarters. Currently we are searching for 4 motivated students who are interested in Mechatronics. The Apprenticeship Program is based on the German Model and is supported by the MAT2 Program. For students who haven’t yet decided, we are offering facility tours and internships in advance.

At SW, everyone takes responsibility and pride in our successful programs. Those who start a career at SW North America tend to stay with our team long-term because we offer more than just a job. ‘Technology People’ are bound by a shared sense of being among the best and working together on a common endeavor.

Reach out to us today and take the first step into a career with a lot of opportunities!  

What you should know:

It requires 3 years training to become a Mechatronics Technician. You will study at Henry Ford College and have hands-on training on our shop floor in New Hudson, Michigan. After the 3 year program, we ask that you stay with us for a minimum of 2 years. Your will improve your knowledge from the first year of training via training assignments in various specialist departments. Future possibilities include traveling to our global SW Headquarters in Germany and working with other apprentice students.


As a Mechatronics, you will build and install electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components. Mechatronic Technicians also commission machines, operate them and carry out preventive maintenance.


Internship / The Career Booster

Are you interested in a technical career, but can‘t decide yet? We can help you to get an important impression of your future professional life! During your internship, you will have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with various technical or commercial departments.

Here are some of the Departments you can experience:

  • Service
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Finance