SwissSkills 2018 Team

As an employer and provider of training, RUAG is proud of the achievements of its apprentices. Ten RUAG apprentices from five different skills have qualified for SwissSkills 2018. Join us in supporting these apprentices as they prove their mettle and compete at SwissSkills....

The candidates and their success stories are described here in greater detail. To support the apprentices in their personal fan campaigns, tickets can also be obtained using the respective candidate promo codes.

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Jonas Gasser - Polymechanic engineer, Automation

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Jonas Gasser - Polymechanic engineer, Automation

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Alpnach

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the craftsmanship and the technology

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...RUAG has an excellent reputation

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...doing the Vocational Diploma and then studying Engineering

I am the member of my team known for…
...being in a good mood

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...seeing all the people and the experience itself.

Promocode
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Jonas Gasser - Fanvideo

Lukas Muth - Polymechanic engineer, CNC production

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Lukas Muth - Polymechanic engineer, CNC production

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Alpnach 

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the manufacture of parts – you start with raw materials and make complex parts.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...I found Alpnach to be fascinating due to the helicopters, therefore I chose RUAG.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...studying for a degree in Mechanical Engineering

I am the member of my team known for…
...my willingness to help and my fast work.

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...seeing all the spectators and taking part in the competition.

Recent success story...
...winning first prize, overall, in the FRAISA Tool Champions 2018 competition! The competition features the most talented young Swiss trainees and challenges them in high-precision metalworking within a real, selective test. The event has taken place annually, for over 30 years.

Promocode
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Lukas Muth - Fanvideo

Manuel Meier - Polymechanic engineer EFZ, CNC part manufacture

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Manuel Meier - Polymechanic engineer EFZ, CNC part manufacture

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Emmen

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the different machining technologies and manufacturing options available to us.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
... flying fascinates me and you can receive good training at RUAG.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...passing the Vocational Diploma and then going to university.

I am the member of my team known for…
...my willingness to help out and my good mood

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...taking part in the competition and hopefully also performing well.

Promocode
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Manuel Meier - Fanvideo

Marcel Hammer - Equipment and apparatus-manufacturing technician, EFZ

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Marcel Hammer - Equipment and apparatus-manufacturing technician, EFZ

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation / RUAG Aerostructures, Emmen

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the variety in the profession I’m learning.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...I had heard about the good vocational training programme.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...to join my father’s business.

I am the member of my team known for…
...my happy nature and my fast and accurate work.

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the competition and the experiences that I will have in Berne.

Promocode
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Marcel Hammer - Fanvideo

Nana Schütz - IT technician EFZ, Application development

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Nana Schütz - IT technician EFZ, Application development

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Interlaken

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the entire process all the way to the finished product.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...RUAG is a diverse and future-oriented company.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...to continue studying (perhaps abroad).

I am the member of my team known for…
...my happiness in my job and my motivation to test myself against others at the championship.

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the challenge and the competition feeling.

Promocode
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Nana Schütz - Fanvideo

Philipp Marti - Equipment and apparatus-manufacturing technician

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Philipp Marti - Equipment and apparatus-manufacturing technician

Division and place of work
RUAG Space, Emmen

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...the opportunity to work with different materials and the many ways to machine these materials

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...it provides me with good training and will also help with my further education at a later point in life

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...to continue working at RUAG Space and to study more

I am the member of my team known for…
...being friendly all the time

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the opportunity to test myself against other candidates.

Promocode
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Philipp Marti - Fanvideo

Renato Ramseier - Electronic engineer, EFZ

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Renato Ramseier - Electronic engineer, EFZ

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Zweisimmen

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...that you can make something big from many small components.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
RUAG provides in-depth training and I really enjoyed the trial apprenticeship.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...to continue studying and to go into business for myself at some point.

I am the member of my team known for…
...my reliability.

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the challenge and the opportunity to test and measure myself against the other participants.

Promocode
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Renato Ramseier - Fanvideo

Silvan Schiffmann - Polymechanic engineer EFZ, CNC lathing

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Silvan Schiffmann - Polymechanic engineer EFZ, CNC lathing

Division and place of work
RUAG Ammotec, Thun

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
…the precision and the challenge of adding a small part to something bigger

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
…I am interested in the products and I really like the working environment

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
…to cement and further develop my professional position

I am the member of my team known for…
…being in a good mood as well as the “Candyman”

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
…my hopefully excellent work

Promocode
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Silvan Schiffmann - Fanvideo

Simon Herzog - Design engineer, EFZ

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Simon Herzog - Design engineer, EFZ

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Emmen

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...working on different projects.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...the RUAG training programme has a good reputation.

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...doing the Vocational Diploma after taking part in a language stay.

I am the member of my team known for…
...working quickly and quietly.

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the award ceremony.

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Simon Herzog - Fanvideo

Sven Burch - Polymechanic engineer, CNC manufacture

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Sven Burch - Polymechanic engineer, CNC manufacture

Division and place of work
RUAG Aviation, Alpnach

One thing I really find interesting about my job is…
...at the end of a task, you can look at the parts (product) that you created yourself.

I chose to work at RUAG, because…
...I live in the same town and I enjoyed the trial apprenticeship at RUAG Alpnach the most

My goals after completing the apprenticeship are...
...earning a place on the podium at Swiss Skills and later to study

I am the member of my team known for…
...being quiet

At SwissSkills, I am particularly looking forward to…
...the award ceremony

Promocode
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Sven Burch - Fanvideo