Apprentice Manufacturing Engineer x2

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Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

We are Caterpillar

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.

We are Caterpillar. Are you?

One Company, Limitless Opportunities

is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We do business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment.

Careers at Caterpillar are limitless, we have opportunities in Engineering, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and so much more. You can create the career you want. It’s your time and talent, make it count.

The Apprenticeship

An apprenticeship is a paid job where the employee learns and gains valuable, real-life experiences.

We are looking forapprenticesto join ourManufacturing Engineering teamslocated at ourDesford facility(LE9 9JT). Our Manufacturing Engineering team is responsible for designing and improving our high-quality low-cost processes to allow us to efficiently assemble and test our building and Construction products.

Our apprentices will:

· earn a competitive salary package, starting at £19,852 per year and rising annually throughout program to a finishing apprenticeship wage of £29,407.

· receive 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays,

· have access to a contributory share and pension scheme, flexible benefits, flexible working opportunities, family-friendly policies, life insurance and bonuses.

· We also have an onsite sports and social club and gym

In collaboration with our partnered training provider, , our5-year degreeapprenticeship scheme will enable you to grow and develop your capabilities. Alongside on-the-job training supported by relatable mentors, apprentices will spend at least 20% of their working hours completing learning leading tonationally recognised qualificationsthrough the apprenticeship standard:

· aLevel 6 Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship certificate, and

·aBEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering

As part of this programme apprentices are required to attend university

The Experience

Manufacturing Engineering team:

The key activities of our Manufacturing Engineer team include the technical analysis of manufacturing processes across assembly, test, and paint lines in all aspects of production, cost, quality, compliance to safety standards and environmental requirements. Apprentices are responsible for driving performance and efficiency improvements into existing processes, ensuring the business can deliver customer requirements of quality, cost, and demand, whilst also ensuring our processes adhere to established standards, policies, and practices.

Apprentices will work closely with a wide range of functions within the business, including Operations, Quality, Design Engineering and Supply Chain. This will ensure they develop the skills needed to become successful manufacturing engineers within Caterpillar. This apprenticeship will allow apprentices to undertake placements across the business in multiple critical functions.

Entry Requirement

· GCSEs (Level 2): Mathematics and English at Grade 4 (C) or above

· A Levels (Level 3):

o 112 points from three A levels including mathematics and a Science based subject (three ‘C’ grades or equivalent)

o Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Engineering or a related subject with a Merit, Merit, Merit profile.

NOTE: Equivalent academic qualifications to the above requirements welcome. You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September 2024.

Required Skills

Our Culture

There's more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work.

We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to innovation. We respect and value people with different opinions, experiences and backgrounds and believe that by working together, we can produce better results than any of us can achieve alone. Caterpillar is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Our Sustainability Commitment

Caterpillar has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, one of our five Values in Action. It is part of who we are and what we do. We actively lead to preserve the environment, help reduce poverty with the and stay involved in the communities we help build.

Postapprenticeship

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you are very likely to be offered a position within our world-class team with plenty of opportunity for long-term progression.

We are passionate about our people and their development, and our professionally accredited apprenticeships schemes stand as testament to that. It’s your time and talent, make it counts. Join us today!

Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:3rd July

Evening at Cat (in-person): 10th July

Assessment Centre Date (in-person):17th July

Employment Start Date:September 2, 2024 (provisional)

The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your skills and experience on your application relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Note: A mathematics evaluation will be required during the recruitment process.

Recruitment Process

Stage one – Online Application:The first stage of the process is to complete the online application; this must be done before the closing date of the role that you're applying for. Once we reach the close date, we will begin reviewing all our applications, this may take a little while and we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know if you have been successful in moving forward to the next stage. (Successful applicants will receive an invite to next stages the 3rd July)

Stage two – Evening Invitation:We are aware this is a large commitment for many applicants, you will be invited to visit us with a guest in our manufacturing facility in Desford. You will meet the team, learn about Caterpillar, the apprenticeship scheme, the university course and be able to ask questions with those in previous cohorts.

Stage threeAssessment Centre:(i.e. interview) will look at a range of behaviours such as teamwork, decision-making, communication, and problem-solving. Each will consist of a group exercise, an interview and a presentation. Details will vary depending on the career area/role you are applying for. We aim to make these days fun, inclusive and as relaxed as possible.

Stage fourOffer:After the assessment centre, the Caterpillar team will review the feedback and extend offers to our chosen candidates, we aim to do this as quickly as possible.

This intake of Apprentices will join the business in September 2024.

We look forward to receiving your application to join Caterpillar.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Posting Dates:

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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