WAM Engineering Apprentice

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join our Engineering team based at our WAM facility in Shepshed.

Job Purpose:

You will learn and obtain experience in the fundamentals of aerospace manufacturing engineering, primarily through placements alongside engineers and operations personnel. You will continue to study part-time. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be taught, and will put into practice, engineering skills which will be key for a junior engineering role within Winbro Advanced Machining.

Your apprenticeship will last for a minimum of 3 years, during which time you will rotate around a number of key technologies that Winbro uses including both manufacturing and measurement systems.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing Engineering – Front line problem solving and improvement projects in the manufacturing area
  • New Product Introduction – learning to interpret the customer’s requirements into the design of manufacturing and inspection processes
  • Customer communication – ensuring that the customer is aware of and has an input to activities within the manufacturing areas
  • Quality – learning and applying the various methods by which quality is embedded through processes within Winbro Group Technologies

Skills Required:

  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy, being able to show mathematical competence, particularly in geometry and comprehension of written instructions
  • Have a genuine interest in engineering and an ability to handle tools and carry out practical tasks to completion
  • Able to show a good degree of computer literacy

Qualifications Required:

  • Good level of education, with a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade 4 / C or above including Maths and 1 Science subject
  • Will have completed or be currently undertaking a recognised training program in engineering or have relevant practical work experience

Personal Qualities:

  • Have a hobby or interests of a practical nature that demonstrates a genuine interest in engineering
  • Being motivated and versatile with the ability to absorb information quickly and derive satisfaction from a job well done
  • Will have aspirations for further education in related subject
  • Have a logical and analytical approach to problem solving

In addition to working at Winbro in Shepshed, the successful candidate will also attend the state-of-the-art MTC facility in Coventry for training throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship programme. 

To apply for this Apprenticeship, please follow this link to the Apprenticeship Service website: 




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