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Engineering Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship
  • Leicester (City of Leicester)
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description


Engineering Apprenticeships at Walkers


PepsiCo is looking for Engineering Apprentices to join our Walkers site based in Leicester , with opportunities at our Southern Region Distribution Centre (SRDC) and Manufacturing site.  



Are you looking for a fantastic engineering career working in a company that has an excellent reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love, where you can receive a formal accredited training programme in the form of an Advanced Multi Skilled Maintenance Apprenticeship?   


About PepsiCo
Join the world of PepsiCo Supply Chain!


The Southern Region Distribution Centre (SRDC) is our largest distribution site in the UK. Working closely with our manufacturing and supply chain teams we distribute the majority of our own products, and this is all made possible by the SRDC. 


Our famous manufacturing site is the world’s largest crisp factory producing millions of bags every day.  It’s already a great plant but our ambition is to make it even greater. We not only want to be the largest crisp factory in the world, we want to be the best and that’s where you come in! Your innovation and problem solving skills will be utilised to the fullest; where in this fast paced and ever changing environment, we can go from idea to implementation in a matter of days. You will be inspired by the drive of your team and feel a true sense of connection and comradery with your colleagues who are proud to work in Leicester.



Work Location : Leicester (SRDC & Manufacturing)

College Location : Coventry

Working Week: First year at College in Coventry: Mon - Thu: 08:00 - 16:00, Fri 08:00 - 12:00.

Salary: In year 1, the salary will be £14,419.15 per annum. Travel expenses to college will be reimbursed. Please note national minimum wage will be applied depending on age.

Learning Provider: Midland Group Training Services






It is an exciting time for us and we continually strive to improve our business performance. Our Engineering Staff are a huge part of our operation and work across every area of the plant undertaking a variety of crucial tasks to maintain our high standards.

As an Engineering Apprentice you’ll attain base engineering skills in the form of a BTEC/HNC. Over a period of 4 years, this will be a mix of you attending college and working in a fast paced automated manufacturing environment gaining hands on experience.









Skills you’ll develop include

·  Mechanical applications and solutions
·  Electrical wiring, testing, installation and fault finding
·  Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
·  Automation Control Systems

Training to be Provided


·  Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
·  Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment.
·  BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
·  Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)

·  Work alongside a team of highly skilled Engineers to carry out preventive and corrective maintenance and to identify opportunities and implement solutions, to improve manufacturing efficiency, equipment reliability, and product quality, with consideration with regards to health and safety and environment.
·  Work safely, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work.
·  Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times.
·  Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company.
·  Work with MGTS external assessor to produce workplace assessment training plans.
·  Attend lectures, practical’s and visits as per training provider learning plan.

·  We are seeking applications from candidates who have or are predicted to gain 5 x GCSEs (or equivalent). Grades must be A*- C / 9-5 for Maths and A*- C / 9-4 for English, Science and two other subjects.
·  Lots of enthusiasm
·  Excellent communication skills
·  Self-Motivation
·  Good problem-solving skills

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