Electrical//Mechanical Design Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 3 Engineering Tech Support)

Electrical//Mechanical Design Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 3 Engineering Tech Support)

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity to join our 2024 apprenticeship programme starting in August 2024, as a Design Engineering Apprentice. With more than 70 years’ experience in development production, we continue to innovate. From class-leading site dumpers and backhoe loaders, to compaction rollers, wheel loaders and a unique portfolio of first-to-market excavators, we guarantee superior performance, flexibility and speed. Mecalac means embracing innovation, efficiency, comfort, safety and performance – the perfect solution for every application.

Vacancy location Gallagher Business Park, Coventry
Training location Ansty
Working week Monday to Thursday – 8.30am to 5.00pm (30 minute unpaid break) Friday – 8.30am to 2.00pm (no break) hours
Wage £21,000
Closing date 31 March 2024
Start date 19 August 2024

2 Vacancies

Your role will be to provide design engineering capability to a variety of engineering activities and projects which have been assigned to Mecalac UK’s Design Engineering Centre.

Below are some of your main duties and responsibilities you will be doing on a day-to-day basis:

  • You will be supporting the conceptual development for new products.
  • You will participate in maintaining relevant engineering processes and procedures.
  • You will be supporting the identification of business opportunities.
  • You will be problem solving on existing products and product improvement.
  • You will be working alongside the customer on product development ensuring delivery of solutions to meet the customer’s requirements.
  • You will be actively participating in business unit improvement activities.

Candidate skills and qualities required:

  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Planning and priority setting
  • Team player
  • Hands on approach
  • Integrity and trust
  • Enthusiastic approach to work
  • Effective communication skills
  • Curiousity

Our Design Engineers get involved in every aspect of developing a machine, from purchasing to line introduction. This apprenticeship will give exposure to designing full systems from mechanical to electrical to hydraulics aspects of the machines. Our apprentices will get the opportunity to gain experience in various departments including purchasing, quality, production and testing. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain a broad range of experiences and skills.

MTC Training eligibility: 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 / A*- C (or equivalent) including Maths and English Language or English Literature