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APPLICATIONS CLOSED - Fantastic Engineering Apprenticeship Opportunity - Muir of Ord

14 December 2023

Scott jcb group
Job title
Apprentice Engineer
Reports to
Minimum £13,000 per year plus competitive overtime rates
Muir of Ord Depot
Contract type

The Vacancy

At Scot JCB Group, our driving ambition is to offer the best customer service in the industry - so we need the best technicians, trained to a world-class standard. This is where you come in!

Our apprenticeship scheme is perfect for those who are fascinated by all things mechanical and are looking to continue their learning journey while also earning a wage and experiencing a workplace environment. Our 4-year apprenticeship programme will provide you with the experience, training and support needed to become a fully qualified Service Engineer.

As a family business, we pride ourselves on looking after our team and building strong relationships; we work together, we learn together, and we laugh together.

If this sounds good, then apply now and engineer your future with Scot JCB!

Who are we?

The Scot JCB Group is made up of Scot JCB, Scot Agri, SPS and SIA.

Scot JCB has been supplying and servicing JCB machinery throughout Scotland and the North of England for over 60 years. We sold our first machine in 1956 and have grown into a highly specialised machinery distribution company operating through a network of 17 depots from Fraserburgh in the Northeast of Scotland to Carnforth in Lancashire. Our Muir of Ord depot also provides agricultural machinery sales, service, and parts from Valtra, HORSCH, Ktwo, and more. Scot JCB is the largest JCB distributor in the UK and we pride ourselves on providing our customers with world class service.

The apprenticeship involves:

  • Attending Inchinnan college on block release and completing course work as required. You’ll graduate with an SVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance
  • Working alongside engineers in the workshop and out on site
  • Carrying out PDI’s on new machines
  • Carrying out repairs to second-hand machines
  • Building up experience over 4 years to work towards working from your own van
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures

You’ll learn how to:

  • Repair and maintain machines on customers sites as required with manufacturers specification
  • Carry out inspections and repairs of machines at our depot as required
  • Identify any deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine, and raise this with your supervisor
  • Complete job cards and time sheets
  • Order parts for the jobs you are working on
  • Build relationships with your supervisor and other engineers

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Genuine interest in machinery and hands on work
  • Qualifications in Maths, English and a practical subject
  • The motivation to engage with college and complete portfolio work on time
  • The ability to work well with others and be confident enough to ask engineers questions
  • Good interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
  • Good computer skills
  • A positive and can-do attitude
  • A flexible approach to learning and work

In return you will receive:

  • Yearly salary review
  • 39-hour basic working week and competitive overtime rates
  • Average holiday pay to reflect overtime worked
  • 30 days annual leave, increasing with length of service up to a total of 35 days
  • The option to buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • Uniform, overalls, laptop and phone
  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free counselling and legal advice
  • Access to high street discounts and savings through Perks
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Employee referral programme
  • JCB and in-house training

How to apply

for further information and to apply visit the following website

Scot JCB Apprenticeships | Scot JCB (scot-jcb.com)