Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 1567   Department:   


Starting Summer 2023.


Your Tasks

  • At EGGER, our Mechanical Fitters produce and assemble machine parts, whilst supporting with commissioning, maintenance and installation of machinery across our site. 

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

  • You will spend your first year completing off site training to achieve an NVQ standard qualification in Mechanical Engineering, with the following 3 years spent on site supported by day release at SETA training in Washington.   

  • During this time, you will learn and understand Company processes and work on a range of projects and make 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 Mechanical principles and practice.


We Offer

The opportunity to study NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical 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.