Competent authority Authority
Vehicle fitter (m/f)
German: Fahrzeuginnenausstatter/in

Fields of work

Vehicle fitters mainly find employment opportunities at companies operating in the vehicles industry and in upholstery departments in aircraft and ship manufacture. Some vehicle fitters also work for vehicle and car upholsterers in the craft trade sector.

Professional experience

  • Carry out work assignments autonomously and as part of a team according due consideration to the relevant regulations and safety provisions and on the basis of technical documentation
  • Procure information, plan and coordinate work
  • Coordinate work with line managers, colleagues and other divisions according due consideration to customer requirements
  • Carry out quality assurance measures and make a contribution to the continuous improvement of work processes
  • Initiate quality assurance measures and measures for health and safety at work, health protection, and environmental protection
  • Plan and manage work processes, monitor and evaluate work results
  • Maintain and repair operating equipment
  • Select work and auxiliary materials and use and process such materials in accordance with intended purpose, processing qualities and cost-effectiveness
  • Set up, operate and monitor machinery and plants
  • Assemble upholstery materials
  • Prepare templates
  • Prepare and cut materials to size, form, line and sew surfaces
  • Assemble, cover, install and remove elements of interior vehicle fittings such as dashboards, ceiling covers, carpets and seats
  • Repair interior vehicle fittings
  • Evaluate quality and initiate quality assurance measures.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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