Mars Petcare UK

Engineering Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Mars Petcare UK (Employer)

Loughborough College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,300.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday shifts will be confirmed
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
8 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you curious, an out the box thinker, and someone that likes to know how things work? If you answered yes here, our Engineering Scheme is the right one for you.


Our Engineering Apprenticeships will get you working alongside our Technical Teams, learning how to maintain our complex plant as well as diagnose complex mechanical and electrical faults and repair our equipment across our production site, giving you the opportunity to keep production of the Nation’s favourite brands running. 

Duties & Responsibilities, not limited to:

  • Reactive maintenance engineering
  • Planned maintenance engineering
  • Machinery repairs
  • Improving efficiencies
  • Working closely with a assigned mentor

Future Prospects

To become a permanent member to the team.

Reality Check

  • Year 1 is full time at Loughborough College
  • Years 2, 3 & 4 are based at our factory in Melton Mowbray, with day release to college

Recruitment Process:

Please apply through the website link provided, where you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV and answer several competency-based questions. Apply early!

The next stage is a telephone interview. If you do well at this stage, we’ll invite you to a panel day, which will include a group discussion exercise, a problem-solving exercise, a presentation, and an interview.

You will also get a factory tour with one of our current apprentices, so you can see our environment for yourself, and hear about life with us as an apprentice from someone who’s already been in your shoes. 

Skills Required

  • Good peer relationships
  • Drive for results
  • Technically minded
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good communicator

Qualities Required

  • Must be dedicated, hardworking and willing to learn
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications Required

You'll need 5 GCSE's including maths, English and Science at Grade 9-4/A*-C or equivalent.  Evidence of these obtained qualifications will be required.

Training Provided

This is an exciting Dual Skilled Apprenticeship, where you will be working towards the L3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Pathway Mechatronic Standard and a HNC in General Engineering.  

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