Jaguar Land Rover
apprenticeship

Manufacturing Advanced Apprenticeship

Job description

Working in one of the largest functions within our business you’ll have a key role in delivering our current product range of vehicles to the highest standards to meet our customers’ expectations.

Operating in world-class manufacturing facilities such as press shops, body shops, paint shops and vehicle assembly areas you’ll be responsible for maintaining automated and advanced technologies, in either mechatronic maintenance or toolmaking roles. You’ll provide support to maximise production efficiencies and maintain all associated plant equipment to ensure the smooth running of our state-of-the-art production facilities.

Join the Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme, and you’ll have opportunities to make your mark in roles such as:

  • Maintenace

You’ll carry out preventive maintenance, diagnose and fix faults, on complex machinery and equipment to keep our manufacturing operation running smoothly. We’ll also help you develop the ability to use problem-solving skills on robots, logistics, process system and electrical and mechanical components.

  • Manufacturing support

In this area, you’ll work to improve our manufacturing techniques and processes, helping us to deliver the highest quality products to our customers. You’ll gain knowledge of our vehicles and production techniques, reporting on quality and standardisation of our processes to meet customer and industry standards. You will develop the necessary skills to be able to support our manufacturing functions.

  • Manufacturing installation and commissioning

You will be working with our Manufacturing Engineering team planning, preparing and installing new manufacturing facilities for future models. You will gain in depth knowledge on how to build, install and then commission machinery that enables the business to build our vehicles efficiently and to high quality standards.

  • Toolmaker, tool and die maintenance

Combining traditional manual skills with the latest technology, you’ll help maintain or develop some of our most innovative products. You’ll cover a range of skilled disciplines, all of which are essential to the development of new and existing models.

What you'll need
You’ll need maths GCSE and English language GCSE Grade C/level 4 or above.

In addition, you’ll need three further GCSEs including a science, engineering, technology or an additional maths subject at Grade C/level 4 or above, or as an alternative, engineering vocational qualification level 3 of 90 credit value (540 GLH).

Rewards and benefits

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. Our salaries are competitive, and we will also pay for your tuition and course fees and give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package. You will be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs. And there are regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

Training

You’ll undertake a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship under standards approved by the IfA (Institute for Apprenticeships). This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge you need for your role. This is all achieved whilst developing your knowledge, skills and business behaviours such as teamworking and problem-solving. A network of Industrial Training Managers and line managers will regularly review your progress and provide support, advice and guidance along the way, to enable you to perform at your best.

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) 
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Additional job details

Location
West Midlands
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

For this programme we encourage applicants to apply early as Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date at any time based on the volume of applications.

Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants must have the unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

On making your application please use your personal email address and not a university or school address.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 March 2020

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Closing date:  31 March 2020

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