BBL Apprentice Machining


It’s what we do together that makes us strong. Are you precise and ambitious? Do you want to learn a fantastic trade as a vocational apprentice (BBL)? Then come work at NTS Botech in Helmond and accelerate with us!

Job Description

We offer apprenticeships within the machining department for the coming school year. Do you have a technical affinity, are you precise and do you enjoy the challenge of surpassing yourself every day? Then we have a BBL place for you within a challenging, professional working environment. NTS Botech offers you room to develop, both technically and personally. With your practice supervisor (voted best practice trainer in the Netherlands), you develop a personal training plan and work towards professional expertise. During your training, you receive solid support to complete your degree within the set study period. After graduation, NTS offers ample opportunities for further career aspirations.

  • You learn how to make products using complex computer-controlled machining stations;
  • Starting from a working drawing, you create a programme that is sent to the machine;
  • You learn how to handle different materials and tools and how to operate a CNC-controlled machine;
  • Measuring and checking the product is an essential part of your work process.
  • As an All-round Machinist, you participate in improvement processes.

Job Requirements

  • At least a completed preparatory secondary vocational education (VMBO KT) with graduation in Nature and Technology;
  • Technical affinity;Accurate, ambitious, open and communicative;
  • Good command of the Dutch language both verbally and in writing.

Your Impact

Ready to be challenged and really make an impact? At NTS you contribute to a more sustainable, healthier and future-proof world. Our shared passion and drive to devise the best innovative solutions for our clients energizes us and unites us as a company.

Creating, connecting and innovating together. It’s very important for us to do this together. We have confidence in your knowledge and expertise. However, your team spirit is just as important to us. Being there for your colleagues and learning from each other and helping each other. This enables us to bring out the best in each other and to guarantee the best results for our clients. ​

​Your passion-driven expertise, affinity with the technical sector and team spirit will really make an impact at NTS. 


Your Team

At NTS you work with others on products of the highest quality and accuracy. Your skills and professional know-how are decisive factors here. You machine high-precision components or polish a granite machine base into extremely smooth surfaces. You assemble an electron microscope in one of the world’s cleanest clean rooms. You and your colleagues make the impossible possible. Together you extend boundaries and exceed expectations. Day in, day out.


Your Terms of Employment

Working at NTS means working in a successful and dynamic high-tech company which has a leading and much respected market position. You can tell immediately from the dynamic atmosphere in our offices and production environment. Everyone at NTS is driven to be the best at what they do. We recognize and pay attention to every employee and proactiveness is highly valued. ​

Our employees are pioneers. Inquisitive and proactive professionals who wish to continue to develop. We make this possible. We invest in technology and in our employees. Since our customer portfolio includes a large number of leading international companies, every assignment is challenging and innovative. 


Your unique challenge at NTS includes at least the following conditions:

  • Informal and friendly working atmosphere;
  • A modern work environment where we encourage each other to flourish;
  • Competitive salary;
  • 27 days holiday plus 13 free days resulting from the reduction in working hours scheme.


Working at NTS

At NTS we make “the impossible”. What’s special about our work is that our products are really unique and indispensable. We attach a great deal of importance to our contacts, both as supplier and employer. This characterizes our work culture and atmosphere. NTS achieves world-class results while always maintaining its no-nonsense attitude. The friendly and personal working atmosphere is what sets us apart as employer.


About NTS

We accelerate innovation at NTS. How do we do this? With our technical expertise we provide (opto)mechatronic systems and mechanical modules from A to Z, thus improving our clients’ technical innovations. We do this for clients who are active in the semiconductor, health, analytical and optical industries. NTS is involved throughout the process, from the drawing-board to the test phase. For us, “Accelerating the Future” also means that we strive for long-term relationships with both our clients and employees.



Apply now! Click on the application button and send your resume (and potential motivation letter). For more information about the vacancy or about our organization, please contact our Recruiter Manon Leighton, +31 6 24956466 or

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