Apprentice Maintenance Engineer
Reference No: 29796

Vacancy Filled

The Protein Works

About this opportunity

A unique opportunity to join a market leading company with a forward looking positive approach to the long term site and group business success. The apprentice will train to become a skilled maintenance engineer.

The successful candidate will learn all aspects of the operation and maintenance of all site plant and equipment. Your continual aim will be to become a skilled engineer, with the ability to fully understand the manufacturing processes to fault find and rectify any production or maintenance issues affecting the site operations. The apprentice will follow an electro/mechanical maintenance route, but will also be gaining skills in engineering areas including electronics and pneumatics. You will develop a high level of engineering technical knowledge and practical hands on abilities to maintain, repair and improve. Food mixing, weighing, blending and high speed process line industrial equipment. A keen interest in contributing to the site and group success and actively participating in it's continuous improvement culture will also be your aim.

Working correctly at all times to site and customers environmental, ISO quality and H&S procedures.

Producing and maintaining accurate records in accordance with role requirements.

Demonstrating continual commitment to develop your skills and knowledge throughout your apprenticeship.

What you could go on to do:
Progress to higher level qualifications and potential to develop within the organisation as an engineering technician. We are looking for people who want to learn, grow and thrive in the company.

How you will be supported:
Full support will be provided by our skilled engineering assessors and trainers at The Growth Company.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
? More about this vacancy and any other information you need
? Any Assessments you need to complete
? What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

The successful candidate will have achieved GCSE minimum Grade C in Maths, English and Science. Good I.T. skills with GCSE Grade C or equivalent level of achievement is also required.

Personal Qualities

A presentable young person with a desire to learn new skills.
Willingness to work in a hands on engineering role
Good interpersonal/ team working skills
Dependable/ good timekeeping
Positive, adaptable and flexible attitude to work and personal development


Ability to work in a logical organised manner
Committed to a career in Engineering
Be able to perform assembly work in an accurate manner
Good communicator – verbal and written (emphasis on reports and documentation)
Able to work safely using tools and equipment
Able to interpret drawings and technical information
Ability to work effectively, efficiently and safely to schedules and deadlines