precision mechanic


Precision mechanics manufacture precision metal components for machines and assemble them into functional units. They also build electronic measuring and control components. Precision mechanics use milling, drilling, grinding and honing machines.

Alternative label

  • precision processing engineer

  • mechanical precision engineer

  • precision mechanical engineer

  • precision engineering supervisor

  • precision process engineer

  • precision engineering operations supervisor

  • precision operations mechanic

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



Concept URI