Automation Engineering Apprentice - Peterborough

TGW Logistics Group · Competitive · Peterborough
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During this 4 year apprenticeship, you will be learn the skills required to become a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician with the long term goal of becoming a fully trained Engineer. The apprenticeship will provide you with a fully funded, nationally recognized qualification of a Level 3 Diploma in AME (Advanced Manufacturing Engineering) and a BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering.

As an Apprentice, you will spend the first 42 weeks working full time in a training environment allowing you to gain the foundational skills required. In year two, you will spend 1 day per week in the classroom and 4 days per week working in one of the LTS (Lifetime Services) departments such as, Mobile Services, Technical Support, PLC / WCS Support, Onsite Services or Process engineering alongside fully qualified engineers. This will sometimes mean travel to our resident sites and support visits with the customer support team.

On a daily basis, you will gain knowledge of the job, our equipment and business and have the chance to put into practice the theory you have learnt in the classroom. During your 3rd year, you will move into your chosen or selected career path department.

By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have the skills needed to support and work in one of the following LTS Departments Mobile Services, Technical Support, PLC / WCS Support, Onsite Services or Process engineering.


  • Undertake engineering training as directed by the business
  • Attend our training partners facilities to undertake Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) training and maintain a portfolio of work
  • Work in a safe manner and follow all health & safety requirements including risk assessments, safe systems off work and control of substances hazardous to health requirements
  • Maintain and submit an accurate weekly timesheet
  • Develop knowledge of TGW, its departments and products
  • Regularly update and maintain a personal copy of the TGW departmental skills matrix
  • Have visibility and working knowledge of the TGW cultural charter
  • Be responsible for own travel to and from site
  • Actively engage with your mentor
  • Whilst on site, carry out work as directed by the site resident engineer
  • Basic engineering knowledge, both mechanical and electrical
  • A full driving licence and own transport
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work in process oriented manner
  • Good time management skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to work in a high pressurised environment
  • Open to new challenges
  • Motivated & flexible

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