Engineering Workshop Technician Apprentice MacTech Europe Limited

The role is to maintain Mactech Europe's range of portable on-site machining equipment. This will be a workshop-based role under supervision and will entail mechanical fitting practices, some machine tool use with training and experience of cutting tool use, application and geometry reinstatement. You will complete a Level 3 MOET apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.50 for probationary period 13 weeks rising to £6.50 after successful completion of probationary period.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

• Preventative maintenance
• Maintenance and preparation of tools ready for shipping
• Contracting tool sets and equipment
• Safety and equipment checks
• Tool cutting / sharpening
• Dealing with Suppliers and external contractors
• Ability to drive would be advantageous

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

Full training to be provided with 1 day a week release to Macclesfield College.

  • Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Performance and Engineering Operations
  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful competition of the apprenticeship and subject to the company’s operating requirements at that time, you may be offered a permanent role in the engineering department.

At the end of the apprenticeship, there may be extensive opportunities to move into other areas of the business, including international travel and offshore working.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physically able, Keen on ‘fixing’, Keen on repairing, Solutions focussed, Mechanical aptitude/interest, Can-do attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/B+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B+) Essential

Things to consider

This type of work can be physically demanding, working with oils/greases and various types of hand tools and machinery.

About the employer

Mactech Europe is a world-leading supplier of commercial and industrial portable precision machinery which is used in the most demanding of environments by companies committed to achieving the highest tolerances under virtually all conditions. Established in 1995, Mactech Europe is an internationally recognised leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial portable precision machinery, developed to be used in the most demanding environments. We specialise in pipe cutting, beveling and pipe-end preparation tools and in-situ machinery, available for purchase or hire.


MacTech Europe Limited





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Training provider



Maxim Business Training


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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