Electrical Engineering Apprentice

City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 1568   Department: Maintenance  


Starting Summer 2023.


Your Tasks

  • At EGGER, our Electricians assemble, install, maintain and repair electrical installations, machines and equipment across our site. Whenever there is an incident or installation breakdown they are expected to respond rapidly and effectively.

  • As an Apprentice, you will undertake a comprehensive 4 year training programme to learn all the tasks required of a member of our Electrical Maintenance team. 

  • You will spend your first year completing off site training (based at SETA in Washington - we provide transport for this) to achieve an NVQ standard qualification in Electrical Engineering, with the following 3 years spent on site supported by day release.

  • During this time you will develop and maintain working knowledge of Siemens PLCs, whilst working on a range of projects and making short presentations on your progress.


Our Requirements

For all our apprenticeships, we are looking for self-motivated learners with excellent interpersonal skills as you will be working with a range of departments. You will also need the following: 

  • Good standard of secondary education with a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C / 4 or above, including Maths, English, Science and a GCSE in Technology or Engineering would also be advantageous.

  • Basic standard of IT skills and competent us of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Strong interest in Electrical principles and practice.


We Offer

The opportunity to study NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering. The chance to join a team forming the largest manufacturing employer in Northumberland; focussed on quality, customer service, environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits and pension scheme.


Closing date: 28 January 2023


Your Contact

Philip Maloney, HR

T 01434 602191


We create more from wood. With more than 10,000 employees in 10 countries 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.