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Engineering Apprentice


King's Lynn, NFK, GB, PE40 4JE


Engineering Apprenticeship – Kings Lynn

4 Year Programme

Joining an apprenticeship with Mars will give you the opportunity to gain amazing experience, learn new skills and earn real money from day one.  You’ll be joining a community of like-minded people, including lots of other apprentices and spending time between college and one of our UK sites.  We are offering a scheme in Engineering, which involves you taking part in fantastic training courses and team building events, whilst tackling real challenges and taking on real responsibility.  You’ll need to be a great team player and communicator, with the motivation to get results and a positive mindset.  As a Mars Apprentice you will gain a professional qualification, as well as on the job experience.


Engineering, Kings Lynn - 4 years 

During the 4 years you'll be working towards the City & Guilds Level 3 Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance qualification, followed by a Level 4 qualification in engineering. In partnership with the College of West Anglia, each apprenticeship year is broken down into four 13 week placements where you'll learn about a specific technology. The second half of your Apprenticeship will see you on shift with one of our shift technical teams to ensure you get a practical grounding as you develop towards a qualified engineering technician. The robust and structured development support is also designed to enhance your soft skills, through one-to-one business mentors and regular opportunities to engage with higher management throughout the scheme to help you excel in your future career.  Qualification requirements: GCSE Grade 4 or above in Maths, English, Science and two others.

Desirable Skills

  • Good Peer Relationships
  • Drive for Results
  • Technically Minded
  • Strong Customer Focus

Making Your Application

All of our apprenticeships have a start date of September 2019.
For all of our apprenticeship schemes you will require a minimum of 5 GCSE's and you must be willing and able to travel to site, as well as college. (Please see job advert for specific GCSE requirements)
In terms of the process.  Please apply through the website, where you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV and answer several competency based questions. . The next stage is a telephone interview. If you do well at this stage, we’ll invite you to a panel day, which will include a group discussion exercise, a problem solving exercise, a presentation, and an interview. You will also get a factory tour with one of our current apprentices, so you can see our environment for yourself, and hear about life with us as an apprentice from someone who’s already been in your shoes. 

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