(West Midlands) – Manufacturing Advanced Apprenticeship

  • Company: JLR
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Closing Date: 01-03-2023


Jaguar Land Rover is a multi-site business and you’ll be required to spend time working with different departments at several locations. Once you’ve successfully completed your apprenticeship, you can look forward to a long-term career with us. The role you take on will depend on your performance, personal preferences and business needs.

Our Manufacturing Maintenance teams at Solihull is responsible for the ongoing monitoring, maintenance and control of all equipment used in the manufacturing process, as well as driving process and facility improvements. Apprentices will support preventative or reactive maintenance across our technology areas: Trim and Final, Paint and Body, focusing on robotics, mechanical pumps and motors, and water test facilities. Solihull is at the forefront of UK automotive manufacturing: a fast-paced environment delivering modern luxury for our customers and offering fantastic opportunities for learning and growth.

Stamping Group:
Location: Castle Bromwich or Solihull
Education provider: Make UK
At the heart of the Press Shop, you’ll become a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician working on a range of facilities including state-of-the-art press lines and a high level of automation and robotics. You’ll be responsible for maintaining all press facilities, including servo presses, hydraulic presses and cranes and conveyor systems to ensure our manufacturing operation runs smoothly.

Manufacturing Vehicle Operations (MVO) :
Location: Castle Bromwich
Education provider: Warwick Trident College
Manufacturing Vehicle Operations consolidates multiple vehicle servicing operations across Jaguar Land Rover via the West Midlands Rapid Recovery Centre (RSA) and Internal Service Centre (ISC) at the Castle Bromwich plant, which features a 13-bay workshop facility plus customer waiting and office areas. The workshop throughput capability is 90 vehicles per week, with the capability to process all current vehicles, spanning internal combustion engine (ICE), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and battery electric vehicle (BEV) variants.

Manufacturing Programme Management (MPM):
Location: Castle Bromwich, Gaydon, Ryton and Fen End
Education provider: Warwick Trident College
MPM drives the business by uniting cross-functional teams throughout the end-to-end process to ensure the most sustainable manufacturing solution for all vehicle and unit programmes. At every stage, we satisfy our customers by delivering products that are ready to meet cost, quality and time targets.

The apprenticeship:
The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship – Manufacturing is a four-year programme, delivered to Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE) standards. This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge you need for your role, including business behaviours such as team working and problem-solving. In particular, you will learn how to work safely and make a technical contribution to the development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or repair and maintenance of our products or equipment. Your pathway will depend upon the area of the business in which you will be based. You will be asked for your preference on business area ahead of attending an assessment with us.

What’s required:
To be eligible, you will need to meet our academic entry criteria: GCSE Maths and English Language at level 4 (C) or higher plus three further GCSEs at level 4 (C) or higher, including one STEM (science, technology, engineering or maths) subject or an Engineering vocational qualification at level 3 90 credits/540 GLH or higher.

Location: West Midlands sites: Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Ryton, Gaydon, Fen End

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