Location: Port Clarence, Middlesbrough

The Role

We are looking to expand on our existing apprenticeship scheme within the Engineering Department. Working with the engineering team the role holder will learn to undertake and support mechanical and structural design activities and produce detail drawings. This is a challenging role in a rapidly evolving environment. The applicant must be dynamic, able to cope with a range of engineering challenges and have an eye for detail. The role provides a developmental opportunity with a view to becoming a degree qualified mechanical engineer via part time study (day release).

There will also be opportunity to support the construction and project management teams during rotations within the organisation.

The applicant will be expected to work towards developing skills in the following areas.

  • Working within the engineering team to produce CAD Models, drawings and bills of material from specifications, brainstorming meetings, sketches, existing drawings, datasheets, written and verbal descriptions.
  • Taking responsibility for creation and maintenance of parts, assemblies, bills of materials and parts lists.
  • Working closely with all departments to ensure that the drawings convey the correct information and are error free.
  • Utilising the CAD system resources to efficiently carry out above mentioned tasks; e.g .efficiently produce product variations.
  • Supporting project management team to ensure the correct flow of information from engineering to construction in a timely manner.
  • Gain practical understanding of fabrication and assembly techniques, with the opportunity to work directly with the construction team.
  • Support design team by producing design calculations for on site support work.
  • Following company procedures and best working practices during day-to-day work activities.
  • Performing additional related duties as requested or required.

What training will the Apprentice take and what Qualification will the Apprentice get at the end? 

Successful completion of this programme includes the award BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering.

Please refer to the manufacturing engineer degree apprenticeship standard for further information.

Manufacturing Engineer Degree Apprenticeship course | Teesside University

What is the expected Career progression after this Apprenticeship?

The apprentice will gain experience and progress within our Engineering Team with the potential to progress to Structural Engineer working across a number of fabrication sectors.

Qualifications Required

  • Entry Requirements: 96-112 points from any combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications. All modules and grades (actual/predicted) must be detailed as part of the application. You can find a full list of level 3 quals and how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator:
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science (Grade A*-C, 5-9) – Essential
  • Knowledge of MS office, particularly Ms Excel & Word. – Desired

Benefits Package

  • 25 days holiday plus statutory
  • Facility to buy and sell holidays
  • Contractual sick pay
  • Paycare health cashback scheme
  • Pension in Line with autoenrollment.

The apprenticeship will take up to 6 years depending on entry level with a starting salary of £18,700 with annual pay reviews based on progression over and above general reviews.




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