Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

Unlock your potential in mechanical engineering with EGGER's apprenticeship program at our Barony operation in East Ayrshire. Gain practical skills and a bright future. Apply now!


City: Barony   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 3567   Department:   


Your Tasks

  • Undertake a comprehensive training programme carried out at the Barony site and Kilmarnock College on day release.
  • Undertake a period of on the Job training with a Shift Mechanical Fitter, Shift work will be required.
  • Complete and maintain all reports and records required for SEMTA (Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Apprenticeship) awards scheme. 
  • Liaise with the Mechanical Engineer in the repair and maintenance of all equipment on dayshift to the highest standards.

Our Requirements

  • For all apprenticeships we are looking for self motivated learners with excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • You will also need 4 National 5 qualifications or equivalent at Grade C or above, or predicted, including Maths, English, Science and Technology based subjects.
  • Basic standard of IT skills. 

We Offer

The opportunity to join a large international manufacturing employer in the region; focussed on quality, customer service, the environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits and pension scheme. Rewarding and varied job role. Technologically advanced systems and processes. Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.

Other Benefits Include

  • A competitive salary and pension scheme (with Life Assurance).
  • Private Health Care Cash Plan.
  • An annual Christmas bonus and gift.
  • Annual lifestyle and wellbeing checks. 
  • The chance to work for an international business operating across 11 countries.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Subsidised travel to and from work.
  • An environmental and sustainability focused employer.
  • Tailored training and career development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to take part in a range of employee wellbeing initiatives.
  • Access to free fruit on a weekly basis.
  • Free parking in a secure staff car park.



Applications close 8 March 2024


Your Contact

Katrina McEwan, HR, T 01290 426026


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.