Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Intermediate Apprentice

ABB Automation

The company is looking to recruit an Apprentice Service Engineer An exciting opportunity to join a high profile company and earn while you learn if you are interested in a career in mechanical engineering.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Working days: Monday - Friday Start time:8.30am Finish time:16.30pm

Total hours per week: 37.00

Apprenticeship duration

2 years

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

08 May 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

ABB is one of the world’s largest engineering companies with around 135,000 employees & operations in around 100 countries.

The company is  looking to recruit an Apprentice Service Engineer An exciting opportunity to join a high profile company and earn while you learn.

If you are interested in a career in mechanical engineering we are looking to recruit an Apprentice Service Engineer operating out of our Hortonwood, Telford facility. The position will require 1 day a week at TCAT & the remaining time at Hortonwood. Full product training will be given.

You will be required to:

  • Strip, clean & inspect all ABB turbocharger models
  • Measure, inspect and initial condition report
  • Dynamic balancing of rotating assembly
  • Reassemble in accordance with Working Instructions
  • Prepare for dispatch & final condition report

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • To be able to work well within a team
  • To work safely in mind at all times
  • To be self-motivated
  • To work to a high standard & strict deadlines

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need:

  • To take responsibility for their work
  • To be self-motivated
  • To be ambitious
  • To be willing to learn and develop
  • To be punctual and reliable

Qualifications required

To apply for this position, you will need:

  • To have GCSE Maths, English and ICT at grades A*-C or equivalent level 2 qualifications in these subjects

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be a permanent position with exiting career development prospects. Qualified engineers will earn basic wage in excess of 31K plus overtime and bonus.

Things to consider

Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. The company are based on the Hortonwood industrial estate. The qualification will involve day release to Telford College.

About the employer

As a service provider, our offerings include solutions which first and foremost add value to our customers. ABB’s services focus on keeping customers’ assets in optimum condition, ensuring maximum reliability, availability and safe operation. ABB offers support contracts including 24/7 services (from installation through to obsolescence) across our entire product range. The majority of time ABB services its own products but selectively, depending on the equipment and service, will service any other manufacturer’s equipment.


ABB Automation


Hortonwood 37



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (delivered in the workplace)
  • Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering (day release to TCAT)
  • Functional Skills in English & Maths at level 1 or 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology


Karen Pearse 01952 642452

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2017