We're inviting passionate individuals to begin an exciting journey with us as an Apprentice Manufacturing Engineer. If you're intrigued by a hands on role in a production environment and ready to launch your career, this is your chance to do so. Join our team and learn from our skilled engineers and let your skills shine in our dynamic environment.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive basic salary with fantastic additional earning potential - Enjoy 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Uniform, personal protection equipment, and ongoing training.

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between the hours of 8.30am - 5.00pm or as per business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • At our Frome production facility we produce fire suppression products that are shipped worldwide. As a manufacturing engineer you will play a key role in the production process of our products Come, be a part of our team and make a real difference
  • As part of your day, you'll work in the world of manufacturing, production planning, managing and reviewing of production schedules
  • You'll work hand-in-hand with our production engineering team, who are at the heart of our globally-shipped bespoke fire suppression systems

On-the-Job Work Experience:

  • You'll spend significant time working with our qualified manufacturing engineers who will show you the ropes and train you in the skills necessary to become a successful manufacturing engineer
  • You'll be exposed to the intriguing realms of design and processing engineering, as well as cutting-edge robotics and 3D printing. You'll learn how to set ambitious yet achievable output and quality objectives, keep a close eye on expenditure, and master the art of forecasting resource output
  • We'll train you on the design and planning of layouts for assembly and materials handling, and you'll have the chance to adapt machine or equipment design. You'll learn the sequence of operations and develop manufacturing processes that make a difference
  • You'll also familiarise yourself with lean manufacturing techniques designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in production processes

Opportunities for Growth.

  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to grow and apply the skills and knowledge gained in college in a real workplace setting. This experitmental learning approach ensures that you develop both technical competencies and practical skills essential in becoming a successful manufacturing engineer

The training you will be getting

College Attendance:

  • You'll enrol on a 3-year Maintenance and Operation Engineering Technician level 3 apprenticeship program-conducted remotely for your convenience - with solid support from your mentor and our dedicated apprentice training team

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of this apprenticeship there are many internal opportunities within the company
  • Many of our previous apprentices have become lead engineers and take control of their own team and projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, purpose led, customer driven, future focused


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity where you will be working with our highly skilled engineers each day. Our work can also involve heavy lifting, working from heights and in confined spaces.

About the employer

Johnson Controls is a global leader in technology and industry, serving customers in over 150 countries. Our focus is on creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure. We invite individuals with a passion for engineering to join us in shaping a better tomorrow through our diverse projects and opportunities.




Unit 15A

Handlemaker Road


BA11 4RW


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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

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

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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