Engineering Apprentice (Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician) WINBRO GROUP TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

This role is based at our Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, which includes machine production, tooling, service, engineering & our approved component manufacturing facility where we use our own machines and technologies. This is a great opportunity to learn and obtain experience in the fundamentals of aerospace manufacturing engineering.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2023

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 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During your apprenticeship you will rotate around a number of key technologies that Winbro uses including both manufacturing and measurement systems. Duties include:

•  Manufacturing Engineering – front line problem solving and improvement projects in the manufacturing area

• New Product Introduction – learning to interpret the customer’s requirements into the design of manufacturing and inspection processes

• Customer Communication – ensuring that the customer is aware of and has an input to activities within the manufacturing areas

• Quality – learning and applying the various methods by which quality is embedded through processes within Winbro Group Technologies

•  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 4 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Manufacturing Technician

Delivery Method

  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Junior Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade C / 4 or equivalent/Pass) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering subject (Level 3 or equivalent) (Grade Pass/ Achieved) Essential

Things to consider

Must demonstrate a willingness to learn and commitment to working safely. Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

With over 50 years of experience in manufacturing industry-leading, high-precision machining solutions, Winbro are trusted experts in providing highly productive, efficient, integrated solutions. Offering an expansive range of machining technologies from high-speed EDM to laser cutting and welding, we are innovating continually with partners across industries from clean energy to medical to aerospace. Winbro pride ourselves in having our employees and customers best interests at heart, which assists us in sharing our manufacturing vision to exceed expectations and maximize performance throughout the manufacturing journey. 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

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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