Manufacturing Engineering Technician Apprentice J.C. BAMFORD EXCAVATORS LIMITED

To be a part of our 2024 apprentice intake apply now. Over 2.5 years, our Level 4 Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship will equip you for a lifetime of boundary-pushing engineering work in a career that could take you to any of the four continents in which we operate—well, we’ve always been about earthmovers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:30 - 17:00 and Friday, 08:30 - 16:00

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You’ll see the implementation of innovative technologies, streamline processes through designing on CAD new tooling and equipment to ensure ultimate efficiency
  • Being at the forefront of product introduction means you will be always one step ahead, thinking creatively about all our processes
  • We’ll show you in depth how we turn out quality new JCB products to time and budget constraints

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard
  • JCB Academy 
  • 1 Day per week 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you have completed your apprenitceship you will progress into a Product Specialist role with opportunities to progress into a Manufacturing Engineer
  • There is potential for us to upskill you with further development opportunities, the company may sponsor you with further education to gain your Degree if you desire

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels of Grade C and Above (Grade C) Essential

About the employer

JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.




Lakeside Works



ST14 5JP

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Dec 2023