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Maintenance Engineering Apprentice York House Meat Products Ltd

York House Meat Products are looking for an Engineering apprentice to work in a fast paced manufacturing facility. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will involve:

  • Maintenance of manufacturing plant and equipment
  • Lubrication of assets
  • Fabrication of equipment
  • Welding
  • Assisting other team members/teamwork
  • Electrical fault finding and repairs
  • Supporting during breakdowns
  • Completing planned maintenance tasks using PPM software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate their practical ability 
  • Possess an interest in Engineering and how things work.
  • Proactive and hands on

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Positive attitude
  • Good timekeeping
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible and open minded
  • Commitment to learning and attending college
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • You will need a minimum of three GCSEs at grades  9-4 ( A*-C ) or Level 1 equivalent, ideally including English, maths and a Science

Future prospects

  • To grow within the business, successfully qualify as an engineering apprentice, take on an independent role within the engineering team, focus on continuous improvement i.e. LEAN manufacturing projects, take ownership for small internal engineering projects

Things to consider

  • This is a food manufacturing plant and the shop floor areas are chilled, you are also surrounded by raw meat so the candidates must feel comfortable in working in such an environment
  • Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage

About the employer

Meat processing business (not an abattoir)


York House Meat Products Ltd



Station Road, Shannon Place


SG19 2YH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bedford College

Engineering Manufacturing Technician Higher Apprenticeship Standard:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing
  • EAL Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering - Mechatronics Maintenance Technician 
  • Pearsons Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Sep 2021