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This role is based at our Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, which includes machine production, tooling, service, engineering, and our approved component manufacturing facility where we use our own machines and technologies.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days plus bank holidays (187.5 hours). Overtime payable after 37 hours at standard rate.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 8am-4pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This position will work as part of our on-site Maintenance department to support UK operations. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a “can do” attitude looking for a challenging and varied career.

  • Assist with day-to-day activities of the Maintenance team, including:
    • Supporting planned maintenance in line with the site schedule
    • Continuous improvements
    • Fixing production breakdowns
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by your line manager

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)
  • Level 3 BTEC Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Practical observation
  • Professional discussion

Delivery Method

Currently delivered one day per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Junior Maintenance Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

This role requires individuals to demonstrate a willingness to learn and commitment to working safely. Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying.

About the employer

Winbro is a global leader in the design and manufacture of specialist non-conventional machine tools and also provides parts manufacturing services for customer across a range of industries including, semi-conductor, aerospace, power generation, medical and renewables. We have operational locations in the UK, USA, and Taiwan.




Illuma House

Unit 1

Gelders Hall Road

LE12 9NH

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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