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Engineering Operative

Utilising core engineering skills to maintain, assemble, restore and operate a variety of machines.

Engineering apprentice working on electrical installation

Information & Requirements

Engineering Operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations that are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector.

They will work individually or as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement; operating a variety of machines (CNC or conventional) as well as mechanical or electrical assembly.

Career Paths

Examples of occupational roles may include: Service & Maintenance operative; Machine setter/operative; Mechanical engineering operative; Materials, processing and finishing operative.

Your employer may offer opportunities to progress onto a higher apprenticeship or advance to gain a degree level qualification.

Related Vacancies

Take a look below at our current vacancies. Can’t see what you are looking for? Complete a general application and our Recruitment Team will endeavour to match you up with an employer as new opportunities arise.

Engineer Apprentice – JDE

Our apprentices have been raising the bar since day one, thinking fast and acting even faster to make a lasting impression that’s felt around the business and around the world.

Annual Salary: £12,900

Hours: 36.5 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 5th March 2022

Our Clients

MGTS has built long-standing relationships with some of the biggest names in industry, providing apprenticeship training for the next generation of the workforce, and upskilling experienced staff. Our clients include:

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