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Multi-Skilled Engineering Maintenance Apprentice


Virtual Locations, United Kingdom


Amazon is the perfect place to start your career in engineering maintenance. As one of the world’s largest retail companies, we have an unrivaled range of equipment and facilities, so there are a huge variety of challenges you can work on during this three and a half year engineering apprenticeship scheme. You will graduate into a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer position on successful completion of the program where we will continue your development, allowing you to grow with the business.

The scheme combines; a residential element that will give you a thorough and detailed insight into what we do in fulfilment centre engineering and also gives you the basic skills necessary before working on our equipment; ‘day or block release’ training at a specialist college to study for an HNC in Mechanical or Electronic & Electrical Engineering; and also on-the-job training in a Fulfilment Centre where you will be closely mentored by our engineers. As an apprentice maintenance engineer, you’ll play a key part in one of our Fulfilment Centre engineering teams, carrying out supervised fault finding/rectification and planned maintenance on some exciting automation technologies and gaining skills covering all our building facilities. You’ll be adding value to the wider business and positively impacting our customers’ experience from very early-on in your amazon career.

Personal Skills:
You will need to demonstrate ambition through work or educational experience and be able to give examples of how you have managed your own learning.
You will need to be ambitious, relish a challenge and be prepared to seize the opportunities given to you. Hard work is essential, as is a determination to succeed and make the most of the hands on experience & qualifications on offer to you.You will show self-motivation by providing evidence of your own achievements and the achievements of teams you have either led or been part of.
You will be able to provide references which will show excellent punctuality and attendance records.

Skills & Knowledge required:
· Interested in becoming multi-skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines
· Desire to learn how to fault find automation systems and machinery
· Desire to learn to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings
· Basic workshop/tool skills
· Good communications skills at all levels. Excellent English communication skills (written & verbal).
· Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations or willingness to learn and practice these
· Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company (Team player).
· Excellent customer facing skills / customer focus.
· Able to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment.
· Willingness to train and learn new skills.
To have flexibility in working hours and shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements


All applicants must have at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C/Grade 4 or above (or equivalent Scottish Standard Grades), and must include Maths, English and a science/technology subject.


Preferably you will be studying for a BTEC Level 3 National qualification or equivalent in an Engineering subject or studying for A levels with a bias toward science and technology. However these are not essential and we also encourage applications from candidates with experience in, or a passion for technology and/or engineering. You must be 18 years old before the end of September 2017. We are unable to employ under-18s in our Fulfilment Centres due to the nature of some of the inventory.


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