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Job Title : Jaguar Land Rover - Advanced Apprentice - Manufacturing Engineering - West Midlands
Employer : Jaguar Land Rover Ltd (Gaydon)
Location : Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0RG
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00121
Brief Description : Based at one of our West Midlands' site, 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.


Qualifications Required : Essential – 5 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C (5 or above preferred), must include maths, English language, and ideally Science, or equivalent related qualification.
Vacancy Detail : To apply, Please copy and paste the following link into a new internet browser to be taken to the Jaguar Land Rover recruitment portal :

Please Note: Make UK are not dealing with the recruitment of this role so if you apply through our website, your application will not be registered with JLR.

Creating the cars of tomorrow is a challenge around 40,000 passionate Jaguar Land Rover colleagues take on every day. The way cars are created and driven is changing. And we are leading that change. Our vision is for a cleaner, smarter, more connected world where autonomous, connected, electrified and shared vehicles will replace the environmentally impactful world of the internal combustion engine. Throughout our history we have always taken on the challenges of creating the most prestigious, sustainable and desirable cars.

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:


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.


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.


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.


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.

Positions Available : 5
Working Week : You will work a minimum of 7 hours per working day, the specific start and end times may vary
Application Deadline Date : 31/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 04/09/2020
Personal Qualities : The ideal apprentice will be hard working, dedicated to developing their skills in a maufacturing environment.

They will embrace innovation and creativity and always be open to change.

They will relish the challenge of working for a world class manufacturer of cars and other vehicles
Skills Required : A passion for engineering is a must, along with good GCSE results and the ability to communicate well.
Training to be Provided : • Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
• A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
• In house training in line with your requirements.
Other Information : Following your apprenticeship, you will have chosen your pathway to join either the Maintenance team, the Manufacturing Support team, the Manufacturing Installation and Commissioning team or the Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance team
Things to consider : This role can be based at any of the West Midlands' sites including Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Gaydon and Whitley.

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 in the UK for an indefinite period.


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. You’ll receive a competitive salary and upon successful completion of the scheme you will also have achieved a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Manufacturing and Engineering. We will also pay for your tuition and course fees, give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package, and 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.
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