Production Apprentice (Service) GRUNDFOS MANUFACTURING LIMITED

Rotate across the Service department dealing with a wide range of tasks specific to each area and provide support where necessary. Apply knowledge across functional area to satisfy customer requirements with a clear focus on Safety, Quality and Cost.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:30 with 30 minute lunch break. Friday, 08:00 - 13:00 with no lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Dimensions of the Job/Key Performance Indicators

  • Good communication skills, able to generate written reports for customer reviews regarding the repair of various pumps
  • Support colleagues in the assigned department by working both as a team member and/or as an individual with Assembly, disassembly, aligning, adjusting, and repairing of products
  • Responsible for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors, and visitors. Complies with the Health & Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and any other Acts and Regulations which may be equally relevant
  • Take a proactive approach toward safety
  • Undertake a range of tasks suited to the level of training and development
  • To support colleagues in the assigned department by working both as a team member and/or as an individual depending upon the work being undertaken
  • To attend college and complete work on time and to a high standard
  • To attend and fully participate in regular training and development reviews with line manager, mentor, and College
  • Comply with Company rules, regulations, working practices, and all relevant provisions of any collective agreement at all times
  • To carry out activities in a safe and diligent manner
  • Manage time effectively; prioritise work according to requirements and timescales
  • Comply with any reasonable management request within the bounds of the terms and conditions of employment
  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Contribute to the development of a Lean Organisation and actively participate in Continuous Improvement
  • Support adherence to, and development of, the Grundfos Production system


  • Respect all company safety policies and procedures
  • Report near misses /accidents in a timely manner to the Supervisor or Safety Coordinator and share in DAM (Daily Action Meeting)
  • Maintain 5S in the area 

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

Full Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The first year is full-time college
  • Final three years you are required to have 1 day release at college

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development, all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development, all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of full-time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.


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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Any Other Subject (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Grundfos Manufacturing Ltd are a UK leader in the supply of pumps and pump systems for domestic, commercial building services and process industry applications. In addition, Grundfos is a major supplier to the water supply and treatment industries and provider of packaged fire sets. Grundfos are part of the Grundfos Group that employ over 19,000 in 83 companies worldwide.




Ferry Boat Lane


Sunderland Tyne & Wear


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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