Fedex Uk Holdings Limited

Apprentice Maintenance Engineering Technician - Advanced (Level 3)


Fedex Uk Holdings Limited

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Annual wage £13,583.00
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - Mon - Thurs 08:00 -16:00 Fri 08:00 - 12:00
duration: 4 years
start: 7 September 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
16 July 2020 (application closing date)

Have you always had a passion or interest of all things mechanical and electrical and wondered how to make a career of it? If so, why not apply and be part of our exciting programme at FedEx.


FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all.

We are looking to grow our teams by taking on driven and committed individual as Maintenance Apprenticeships at Parkhouse Hub.

As a Maintenance Engineering Apprentice you will form part of a professional on site Hub Maintenance team responsible for maintaining our parcel sortation equipment and associated machinery within our Hubs.

To ensure our machinery and equipment is serviced and maintained to the highest standards we are looking for driven, enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our knowledgeable and experienced team.

Repairing sortation equipment is challenging, hands on work – every day you will encounter a problem to solve but you’ll feel extremely satisfied when the job is done and the machinery is back up and running. With the support of our skilled Engineers and Hub Maintenance Manager you will learn new skills whilst working towards a Level 3 Multi-skilled Mechatronic Maintenance Technician qualification.

This is a superb opportunity to join a leading organisation and secure a career in Engineering.

Some of the tasks you will be working on include:

  • Working on single and three phase systems
  • Maintaining and repairing conveyor equipment
  • PLC controlled systems
  • Mechanical and Electrical repairs
  • Preventative maintenance schedules
  • Confirming to Health and Safety Regulations
  • Appliance Testing

Future Prospects

Fedex aims to offer permanent roles to all successful apprentices at the end of their training agreement wherever possible and to supporting continuing professional development.

Reality Check

The first year of training is at MGTS - Mon - Thu 08:00 -16:00, Fri 08:00 -12:00 You will be living away from home in residential accommodation during your first year off the job training at MGTS. The salaries during the 4 years and beyond are as follows: • Year 1 - £13583 • Year 2 - £15449 • Year 3 - £17344 • Year 4 - £21076 • Year 5 - £22969

Skills Required

  • Good understanding of Maths & Science
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Punctual
  • Proactive, highly motivated and keen to develop new skills
  • Able to demonstrate honesty and reliability
  • Commitment and drive to complete the apprenticeship programme

Qualifications Required

We are seeking applications from candidates who have or are predicted to gain 5 x GCSEs (or equivalent). Grades must be A*-C+ / 9-5 for Maths and A*-C / 9-4 for English, Science and two other subjects.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
  • Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)
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