Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship 2 Sisters Food Group

Engineering plays a huge part in the 2 Sisters Food Group, and this apprenticeship opportunity allows you to understand the scale and complexity of production. You will be based full-time at college in the first year of your apprenticeship, with year two and three consisting of one day per week at college and 4 days on site.

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Closing date: 05 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The starting salary will rise throughout your time on the scheme, based on satisfactory performance in the role.

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Automation engineering
  • Understand engineering drawings and technical documentation
  • Adjustment and setting of machines to a good operating standard
  • Breakdown & fault-finding analysis
  • Carry out system diagnosis
  • Carry out repairs and modifications
  • Capable of performing a multi-skilled role when required
  • Apply the most safe, efficient and effective methods available to keep key machinery available for production
  • Assist in root cause analysis of breakdowns and identify ways to improve
  • Regular reviews and 1-2-1's with your line manager
  • Development days to build your confidence, network and performance
  • Access to a mentor and a buddy

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

This is a three-year Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, with the first year being full time at the training provider, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG.

Please ensure you are able to travel to this address as well as to the company address.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for you to progress and gain experience within engineering and develop a successful and rewarding career in the sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness, Keen engineering interest, Flexible, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent English, maths and science (Grade 4/C and above) Essential

About the employer

We are one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 13,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - From poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started out from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s, and from there 2 Sisters has grown to become one of the leading food manufacturing companies in Europe, producing great quality, great value food. We have a strong UK presence in poultry, chilled and bakery food categories. We are also committed to delivering the highest quality products to the British public and to our retail and food service customers. Our customers include Aldi, Asda, Co-op, KFC, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.


2 Sisters Food Group


5 Dial Lane

West Bromwich

B70 0EB

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Training provider



Sue Fisher

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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