Manufacturing Support Technician Apprentice BORGWARNER TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join Borg Warner, a highly advanced manufacturing engineering company based in Stonehouse. You will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of highly skilled engineers at all times & develop the skills & qualifications that will give you the opportunity a successful career in high precision engineering.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shift work TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Attend Gloucestershire Engineering Training for first year to acquire foundation engineering skills.
  • Assist and work under the guidance of skilled Craft and Engineers in carrying out the manufacture of diesel fuel injectors and their components during years 2-4 at our Stonehouse plant.
  • Participate in the Level Three Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme, undertaking a National Vocational Qualification, a Technical Certificate programme and Level 4 HNC in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ensure all college work is kept up to date in accordance with the apprenticeship requirements set out by your Review Officer.
  • Liaison with BorgWarner Talent Development Manager about all training issues.
  • Participation in all training initiatives specific to the post holder’s duties.
  • Undertake work with increasing independence as the apprenticeship and skill set progresses.
  • Undertake such duties as may be reasonably requested by senior management.
  • Take reasonable care of their own and others safety, to co-operate with managers/craft/engineers in complying with statutory health and safety duties; to report incidents, accidents, faults, etc.
  • To participate in departmental team activities.
  • Successfully complete the End Point Assessment element of the Apprenticeship Standard

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

Level 3 apprenticeship certificate over 3 years including - 

Level 2 competence qualification 

Level 3 competence qualification 

Level 3 knowledge qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This Apprenticeship will be the first stage of your journey, and the start of an exciting and rewarding career in engineering.  You will earn as you learn and be employed by a successful and expanding multi-national company.  Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, and subject to full consideration of abilities, aptitude and academic results, it is expected that you will be offered a permanent position as a Manufacturing Support Technician within the company.

This will see you deployed into a team of highly skilled Manufacturing Support Technicians within the production unit and tasked with providing essential engineering support to the manufacturing lines.  It is also expected that, as part of a growing business, there will be opportunities for further career development post-apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential

About the employer

Borg Warner Technologies is a world leader in the design and manufacture of diesel fuel injection systems for 9-17 litre commercial and off-road vehicle diesel engines. Our injection systems meet all current emission specifications, and we are proud to supply all of the top truck manufacturers in the world. We employ around 1100 staff at our Stonehouse plant, which includes 31 current apprentices at various stages of their four-year programme.




Brunel Way

Stroudwater Business Park


GL10 3SX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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