William Lee Ltd

Mechatronics Maintenance Apprentice


William Lee Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £193.80
38.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 3 years
start: 30 March 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
6 March 2020 (application closing date)
You will complete a comprehensive 3 Year programme in Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance.


Do you have an interest and curiosity in how things work?

Like solving problems and keen to learn and apply new skills?

This is a great opportunity for apprentices to get practical experience in a British owned company competing in a global market in business for over 135 years. We make iron castings of many descriptions for a wide variety of international customers such as BMW, Mercedes, Daimler, Borg, Castings and GT.

We have four foundries on site with 460 personnel and there will be plenty of opportunities for you to look at the company as a whole and you will be mentored directly by our Senior Engineers.

If you join engineering, then as part of our enthusiastic engineering team you will be working alongside skilled engineers maintaining and improving modern automated manufacturing equipment, supplying products to prestigious customers in the automotive and rail sectors. You will be involved in root cause and failure analysis as part of a Total Productive Maintenance approach alongside gaining practical knowledge and skills as well as further training and development to learn the technical aspects of engineering.

What we offer:

  • £5.10 per hour in the first year based on a 38-hour working week
  • Salary review at the end of first year based on: performance and competence in the role, achievement of a satisfactory progress report from AMRC, 96% attendance record and 100% timekeeping   
  • Travel bursary will be considered depending on travel arrangements
  •  25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays in the first year and following this the local company arrangement will apply
  • Company pension scheme enrolment and life assurance plan
  • Westfield private health scheme available after 6 months service

Future Prospects

You will complete a comprehensive 3 Year programme in Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance.

Skills Required

  • Aptitude for practical skills
  • Good at problem solving
  • Good communication skills
  • An excellent team player

Qualities Required

  • Highly motivated
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • Willing to learn new skills and be able to adapt to change
  • An excellent timekeeper

Qualifications Required

The chosen candidate must have 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

The Year one maintenance programme delivered at the AMRC Training Centre over a 26-week full time block programme will include the following compulsory units:

  • Handling over and confirming completion of maintenance activities 
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis on engineered systems
  • carrying out preventative planned maintenance on engineered systems
  • Maintaining mechanical equipment 
  • Maintaining electrical equipment
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