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Mechanical Engineer Apprenticeship

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  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £6.45 per hour + 5% retention bonus

  • Contact:

    Tahanee Twist

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    24-36 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:


Apprentice Mechanical Engineer


Tonymore, Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, BT92 9DD

Closing date:

Sunday 14th June

Hourly Rate:

Year 1

£6.45ph (42 hours per week)

Year 2:

NMW for age group


Level 3 Gold Engineering Apprenticeship

Encirc is unique. From the manufacturing of container glass, to modern filling facilities, to warehousing & logistics, we're the only company to offer customers a complete supply-chain service. As part of our IGNITE programme, we are looking to recruit two Apprentice Mechanical Engineers at our Derrylin site.

As an Apprentice Mechanical Engineer, you will:

Have the opportunity to learn and develop the range of skills necessary to become a skilled Engineer. You will be provided with a structured training programme of both on-the-job and classroom/factory-based instruction leading to Level 3 Gold Engineering Apprenticeship. As part of your role you will work as part of a larger engineering team who develop and maintain production equipment in a manufacturing environment. You will learn how to analyse equipment failures and implement continuous improvement projects whilst supporting colleagues who are responding to breakdowns in a prompt way.

As part of your apprenticeship at Encirc you will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • A fully funded apprenticeship qualification which is relevant for your role.
  • The opportunity to work in a world leading organisation with world leading technology.
  • Full support throughout your apprenticeship journey through on the job mentoring including additional learning support from a college mentor/ coach.
  • Access to additional learning opportunities.
  • Opportunity to support future recruitment and career events.

Skills Required

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn is essential
  • Being able to follow instruction
  • Work as part of a large team

Other information

Our sites have very limited access to public transport therefore a driving licence would be ideal. In addition, the ability to travel to other locations may be necessary as the workplace and location of the training may differ.

Due to the current situation, please be aware that predicted grades will be accepted when applying for an apprenticeship.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 20th July. Candidates will be notified on the outcome of their application by week commencing 22nd June.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete an online assessment which will be sent out prior to being invited to an initial interview. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Next Steps

The successful completion of your Apprenticeship could lead to full time employment.


During this Apprenticeship, you will complete initial training delivered by the Vidrala Academy and complete an apprenticeship standard which is relevant and beneficial to your role. You may also be required to complete additional training as part of your role.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, we reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

How to Apply

If you would like further information please contact Tahanee Twist on 0161 707 1516 /