Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1230161485-2
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Encirc
  • Location: Avonmouth, Bristol
  • Apprentice Pay: £6.40 to £11.44 Per Hour
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Health and Safety, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship


  • Year 1: Sept - Dec 12,773.42 ( 6.40ph full time college) Jan - Aug 17,164.28 ( 8.60ph)
  • Year 2: 17,164.28 - ( 8.60ph for 18-20 years old) / 22,832.49 ( 11.44ph for 21 & over)

Ready to start your career? ENCIRC are recruiting for Engineer Apprentices to join the team at "The Park", a high-tech, award-winning bottling plant in Avonmouth, Bristol.

If you are looking to start your career in a fast paced & innovative business where every day brings new exciting, rewarding and sometimes unexpected challenges then this apprenticeship provides you with a fantastic opportunity to become a multiskilled Engineer by developing your skills whilst gaining an Engineering qualification.

Main Responsibility:

This role will enable you to become a multiskilled trained Engineer working with mechanical and electrical components including:

  • Pumps
  • Motors, Including servos.
  • Gearwheels, belts, and pullies
  • Invertors
  • Conveyors
  • Encoders
  • Timers
  • Contactors
  • PLC's
  • Safety Circuits
  • Isolators
  • 3 Phase, 240volt, 110v and 24-volt AC/DC
  • Pneumatics cylinders, valves, and fittings

During your apprenticeship you will learn how to:

  • Use a Lathe and a milling Machine.
  • Basic welding
  • Develop hand skills. (i.e. bench work with files, hack saws, marking out, drilling)
  • Test motors, drives, safety circuits, cables, pumps, vacuum systems, pneumatics cylinders and valves.
  • Fault finding
  • Source and create parts on site.
  • 3D Printing

The Key Requirements:

  • 5 GCSEs at grade A -C / 9-4 including Maths & English.
  • Have a desire to become a Multiskilled Engineer.
  • Willingness to learn and follow instruction.

Encirc 'The Park' is a multi-award-winning bottling facility, employing over four hundred people and producing 25 million 9L case equivalents of wine each year. Our state of the art and highly mechanised manufacturing and blending plant has six packaging lines and the capacity to produce 1,200 bottles of wine every minute. The Park is also home to the largest wine warehouse and distribution centre in Europe (80,000m ) with the largest fleet of reach truck Automated Guided Vehicles in the World!

Encirc produces up to four billion glass bottles and containers each year, many of which you will find in your homes. In 2021, we created the world's most sustainable bottles, using 100% recycled glass. Our collective purpose is to deliver and uphold world-leading sustainable innovation, with great people and a great workplace collaborating on a great future.

In Encirc, you will be joining a business with a bespoke, 360-approach to the beverage supply chain, spanning filling, warehousing, and logistics. Reducing the road miles and carbon footprint of our customers' products, we are conscious disruptors prioritising sustainability and modern technology.

We are proud to be market leaders in glass container design, manufacturing, bottling, and logistics solutions for the UK and Irish food and beverages industries. As a forward-thinking and sustainable business, we are committed to achieving zero emissions by 2030.

The Benefits and Perks

  • Modern office located at our site in Avonmouth, Bristol
  • Free and secure on-site parking with subsidised electric car charging
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite staff restaurant
  • Go Beyond Day - making a different in your local community.
  • Access to an extensive online learning library
  • Various exclusive employee discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free pass for Bristol Zoo Project

Location: This apprenticeship is with Weston College and The Park, Encirc.

The Next Step

Click apply, submitting an up-to-date CV tailored to this job opportunity. You can expect to receive an update on your application within two working days. We look forward to hearing from you.

Encirc is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Every applicant will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or religion.

Thank you for your interest.