Apprentice Engineer

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Job Role:Apprentice Engineer

Planned Duration:48-month program

The training provider:Fraserburgh College

Salary:£15,410.30 – £25,156.40

We anticipate the Engineering Apprenticeship Programme to commence in September 2024.

Refresco, the world’s largest independent soft drinks manufacturer are recruitingApprentice Engineerto joinLevel 3 Engineering Apprenticeship Programmeat ourMacduffSite.You will play an important role in making sure some of the best-known drink’s brands in the UK are manufactured to the right quality and delivered on time to our many customers.

About the Role

You will be part of a supportive team, led by Maintenance Manager working with colleagues who will help you settle in, find your way around and show you the ropes.The training will be electrically biased, but the role is a broad spectrum, and you will develop both your electrical and mechanical skills. As Apprentice Engineer your main tasks and duties will be:

Develop an understanding of the importance of safety and quality within a manufacturing work environment. Complete all apprenticeship Qualifications to a high standard. Demonstrate Company Values whilst representing the Company within a learning environment. Develop your fault finding, electrical and mechanical skills while carrying out breakdown/planned maintenance on equipment. Learn Factory and Maintenance operating programmes.

About You

You are going to be part of the Refresco team at Macduff so it’s important you work and communicate well with your colleagues, support them when needed, take time to understand what they do, and learn how we all contribute to achieving our goals.

For the role of Apprentice Engineer, you will need a Mathematics and Science qualification required at minimum SNQ 5 or National 5 Level. A positive attitude and a logical thought process will accompany your willingness to learn. It will be also an advantage if you have College based Engineering qualification.


Your shift pattern will be 40 hour per week, from Monday to Friday. Your holiday entitlement will be 240 hours.

Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're passionate about producing tasty, refreshing drinks but we’re thirsty for more and growing fast. We’re a global business and have invested heavily to expand our manufacturing footprint to make us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from nearly 80 manufacturing plants in 13 countries and we’re only just getting started…

Our UK Business has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing own label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading UK supermarkets. We also manufacture many of the best-known branded drink’s such as Monster Energy, Innocent, Ocean Spray and Vimto. Whether it’s packed in cartons, bottles, or cans, we ensure that our products are made to the highest quality standards and are on the customer tables for every occasion!

We’re an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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