Trainee Maintenance Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1159347321-2
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Randstad Engineering
  • Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
  • Apprentice Pay: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Driving, Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Title: Trainee Maintenance Engineer

Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Shifts: Monday - Friday, 15:30 - 00:00, 40 hours per week

Salary: Circa 30,000 (depending on experience)

Benefits: Pension + Overtime (time and half), Onsite parking, Training and progression (OTE 40,000 +)

The Company:

My client is a national manufacturing site seeking an trainee engineer to join their team on a full time permanent basis. Their site in Suffolk employs nearly 500 team members and each have a vital role to play. Yours will be to cover all planned and reactive maintenance to their manufacturing equipment in a heavy duty environment.

The company has been expanding drastically over the last 50 years and have made multi-million pound investments into their manufacturing sites in the last 10 years alone, so there is a lot of growth here and you will need to be able to progress and expand your skill set with them.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate would be an enthusiastic trainee at the forefront of their engineering career with relevant qualifications, some hands-on electrical or mechanical engineering experience and the right attitude to learn and progress.

You must be willing to get stuck in with a variety of duties, learn how to maintain industrial equipment, make electrical amendments and installations and enjoy solving mechanical faults.


  • Hold a level 3 NVQ / BTEC / HNC / HND in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Be eager and willing to learn new skills
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Have an understanding of electrical and mechanical components
  • Previous experience working with pumps, valves, conveyors systems, motors, gearboxes, hydraulics, electrics or wiring etc (Desired)
  • Previous experience working on an industrial site/manufacturing site (Desired)

Titles; Maintenance Technician, Apprentice Technician, Electrical, Multiskilled, Multi-skilled, PPM, Breakdown, EC&I, Mechanical, Shift, Manufacturing, Maintenance or Production Engineer.

Commutable from; Cambridge, Newmarket, Milton, Cmbourne, Saffron Walden, Haverhill, Halstead, Sudbury, Bishop's Stortford, Stevenage, Letchworth Garden City, St Neots, Bury St Edmunds, Braintree, Thetford, Ely, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT & Engineering industries. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.