Manufacturing Advanced Apprenticeship - Wolverhampton at Jaguar Land Rover

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Manufacturing Advanced Apprenticeship - Wolverhampton

Our award-winning graduate and apprentice programmes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the next generation of vehicles you’ll help produce. In fact, we’ve designed our early careers programmes for you to shape the future with us. With opportunities right across our business, you’ll use your creativity to bring new ideas to life, develop specialist, commercial and project skills and push the boundaries of your potential.

Operating in world-class engine manufacturing facilities you’ll undertake a role in either Maintenance or Quality Operations where you’ll be responsible for maintaining automated and advanced technologies and ensuring our products satisfy precision engineering specifications. 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 routes such as:

Manufacturing Support

Plant Quality Operations ensures our products satisfy precision engineering specifications. You'll perform a variety of testing and validation activities ensuring the quality and performance of our engines exceeds our customer expectations.

You'll gain detailed knowledge across a range of measurement, testing, analysis, investigation processes and techniques and develop teamworking and problem solving skills to support root cause analysis of quality concerns.

In addition you’ll work cross-functionally to support the investigation and resolution of quality concerns as well as contribute towards the continuous improvement of engine design and/or build and validation processes.

In this area, you’ll work to improve our manufacturing techniques and processes, and gain knowledge of our vehicles and production techniques, reporting on assembly solutions, standardisation, quality and economic best practice.


You’ll carry out preventive maintenance, diagnose and fix faults on complex machinery and equipment to keep our manufacturing operation running smoothly. You’ll develop your ability to use problem-solving skills on robots, logistics, process system and electrical and mechanical components.

We’ll also help you develop the skills required to carry out machine alignments and interact with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) / Numerically Controlled (NC) equipment to ensure machine availability and the quality of our product.

You’ll also gain the ability to use problem-solving skills to understand and correct complex problems within the production environment. In addition you’ll gain both electrical and mechanical training, and have the ability to develop yourself into a highly skilled and well rounded technician.

What to expect

You’ll undertake a modern apprenticeship under Trailblazer standards. This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge you need for your role. This is all achieved whilst developing your behaviours, as we are not just interested in what you accomplish, but the manner in which you do it.

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain a number of academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for by us, including:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (route specific)
  • Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

Expect to achieve a BTEC Level 3 Diploma, NVQs relevant to your specific job and top class on-the-job training that will support and focus you on becoming highly competent to deliver in the role.

What you'll need

You’ll need Maths and English Language GCSE C Grade or Grade 4-9 or above. In addition you’ll need three GCSEs including a Science, Engineering, Technology or an additional Maths subject at C Grade or Grade 4-9 or above, or as an alternative, Engineering Vocational qualification level 3 of 90 credit value (540 GLH).

Whatever your role, you’ll discover our dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work.

And, with ongoing support from industry-leading experts, you’ll quickly realise the schemes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Reward and benefits

Our salaries are competitive and upon completion of the scheme you will also have a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing

We'll also pay your tuition and course fees and give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package. You'll be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and many of our facilities have their own gyms and sports facilities so you'll have plenty of opportunities to play at the end of the working day.

How to apply

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