Hauni Richmond Apprenticeship Program

What is Mechatronics?

Mechatronics represents the blending of mechanic and electronic disciplines.  Mechatronics is the understanding of how electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic components work and interact.  Mechatronics achieves an optimal balance between mechanical structure and its overall control.

What do mechatronic technicians do?

A mechatronic technician can work in a number of different positions due to their broad knowledge.

  • Manufacture and process mechanical/electrical/pneumatic components.
  • Install, test, and commission hardware and software components.
  • Program, test, and maintain complex mechanical/electrical systems.
  • Develop, test, and program component controls (PLC).

You should consider becoming a mechatronic technician if:  

  • You are interested in electrical engineering and metal working.
  • You are interested in how things function.
  • You are good at working with your hands.
  • You think logically and understand technical connections.
  • You enjoy seeing the fruits of your labor at the end of the day.  

What is the Hauni Richmond Apprenticeship Program?

  • An on-the-job learning experience with an international and technology driven Company.
  • Enrollment in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree (AAS) program With Specialization in Mechatronics at John Tyler Community College in coordination with in-house training.
  • You will be a full time Hauni employee with all the company benefits.
  • Upon completion of our three-year apprenticeship program, you are well qualified for entering the workforce as a fully trained and educated mechatronics technician with a state certification for journeyman.

Why you should apply:

  • Be an integral part of the industry leader.
  • Learn to work on state-of-the-art machinery from an international company.
  • Get paid to learn.
  • Earn your associates degree at our expense.
  • Train with experts.
  • Family Friendly.

What we are looking for:

  • High school graduates or college undergraduates.
  • Strong ability in mathematics, technology, and natural sciences.
  • Interest and involvement in technology through clubs, science fairs, hobbies, etc.

How to apply for our apprenticeship beginning the 2nd of August, 2021:

  • Submit an application letter and a resume to apprenticeship.HRi@hauni.com
  • Applications will be accepted starting April 1st and the deadline to apply is May 23rd 2021.
  • Applicants selected for consideration will be invited to Hauni Richmond for a Selection Day in Early June.




      • We will be conducting a series of on-line interviews starting in early June. 

      • Candidates that are selected from the posted resumes will be informed and an interview date will be arranged. 

      • If you are selected for an interview and are unable to use skype or zoom, we can work together to come up with a solution.



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