MARS PETCARE UK

Engineering Technician Apprentice

Employer:

MARS PETCARE UK

Training Provider:

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

Wage Competitive salary
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts TBC
duration: 4 years
start: 1 September 2020
Melton Mowbray
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
15 March 2020 (application closing date)
You’ll be joining a community of like-minded people, including lots of other apprentices and spending time between college and one of our UK sites.

Responsibilities

This is an exciting Apprenticeship, where you will be working towards the L3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Pathway Mechatronic Standard ST0457 and an HNC in General Engineering.

  • 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

With strong mentorship you will be hands on, helping you to develop the technical skills required to become a qualified Engineering Technician. Years 2, 3 & 4 will also see you continue your academic development, with day release at College. We offer robust and structured development, through one-to-one mentors and give regular opportunities to engage with higher management throughout the scheme to help you excel in your future career. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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

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.

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. 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).  For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

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

Qualities Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE qualifications or equivalent - Grade C/4 or above in maths and English, plus a Science and two other subjects. 5 qualifications at grade C/4 or above is the minimum entry criteria.

Training Provided

Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard - L3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Pathway Mechatronic with HNC.

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