Apprentice Workshop Production Engineer Mitchell Powersystems

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop an Engineering career within a well established and successful local business. The successful candidate will work within the Service Department carrying out repair, remanufacture, maintenance & replacement of all supported products.

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Pay will be National Minimum Wage for age group. Pay will be reviewed after the first 6 months.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8.15am - 4.45pm. 30 mins for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day


Technical - 

• The role will involve the safe handling, disassemble, cleaning, inspection, and assembly of dirty and used components, mainly engines, transmissions, axles, and transfer cases, to the high standards demanded of an OEM distributorship.
• Painting, palletising and shipping of completed units as required.
• Complete required product training and development where required.
• You will be expected to support other workshop activities as and when required and you may be required to make yourself available for overtime and international travel from time to time.

Compliance - 

• Ensure test and sign off processes are followed and documented.
• Complete and submit all paperwork to a high level of accuracy on time.
• Ensure full compliance with company Quality Management System.

Operational Efficiency - 

• Complete all required works within agreed timescales.
• Demonstrate excellent time management ensuring jobs are prioritised effectively.
• Provide suggestions to improve operational efficiency.
• Attend team meetings and actively contribute to discussions.


• Test and evaluation of completed units to ensure customer satisfaction in line with company ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO45001 policies.
• Complete regular online and hands on training ensuring QHSE knowledge is at required level.
• Proactively report QHSE concerns using internal systems or via your line manager.
• To ensure that good time keeping, housekeeping and high standards of work are maintained at all times.
• To carry out work in accordance with the rules, regulations and health & safety requirements as set out in the company employee’s handbook.

Commercial - 

• As a representative of the company you will always be required to maintain a professional approach to your work.


• Service Supervisor
• Other Service Personnel
• Parts Staff


• Workshop Production Engineers have responsibility for the jobs for which they are assigned and have the necessary authority to make decisions relating to the successful completion of those jobs i.e. Parts ordering, assessment of component serviceability.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Engineer Fitter apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

Tech cert : This programme includes BTEC Diploma in advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.
You will experience a blended learning model.
You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential of full time role, upon successful completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

About the employer

Mitchell Powersystems are part of the Turner & Co portfolio, a family-owned and controlled group of autonomous companies. The Mitchell Group consists of four trading companies - Mitchell Powersystems, Central Driveline, Flametec and Turner Power Generation - delivering power solutions and engineering services - anywhere, anytime, on land and at sea. Our network of five appointed service centres across the UK ensures our customers receive first-class quality product support and aftersales service.


Mitchell Powersystems


Fulwood Road South


NG17 2JZ

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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


Ryan Smith


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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

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