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AMAZON UK MECHATRONICS MAINTENANCE APPRENTICE PROGRAM
Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations.
That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills.
Our European Operations Teams are crucial in ensuring that we continue to deliver and innovate for customers. We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent.
Amazon apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and want to start a career now or possibly retrain in a new direction.
To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, hands on experience and qualifications given to you.
Mechatronics maintenance apprenticeship
Amazon is the perfect place to start your career in mechatronics maintenance. As one of the world’s largest retail companies, we have an unrivalled range of equipment, technologies and facilities, so there are a huge variety of projects you can work on during the program.
You will build your skills over a 48-month period - starting in September - that will include :
Alongside extensive development of your technical skills, you will also grow your abilities in crucial complementary areas like organization, prioritization, data analysis and problem solving techniques, teamwork, communication and presentation skills.
Year 1 is full time residential (classroom training) at one of our provider’s facilities. As a result, you may be required to travel to the accommodation on a Sunday and to work away from home until Friday each week during term time (costs will be supported by Amazon) this is combined with short periods working at one of our Fulfillment Centers.
This will give you a thorough and detailed insight into the work of the RME team as well as the basic skills necessary before working on our equipment.
Subsequent years will be made of day or block release training at a specialist college - to study for an HNC in Electronic & Electrical Engineering - and on-the-job training in a Fulfillment Center amongst our team of technicians and engineers.
Not only will you receive invaluable learning, development and professional experience, you will also gain a number of externally recognized qualifications.
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.
If you have received educational qualifications outside of the UK then we will require a Statement of Comparability to confirm your eligibility for the scheme.
Please ensure you obtain one during the application process, through UK NARIC :
These will be a plus for your career at Amazon but are not necessary to enter the program.
All our apprenticeships are paid. Compensation may vary by program and location, but is always competitive.
Your recruitment process will start with your online application (providing your CV as well as answering questions about the above basic qualifications) and will then take you onto online testing and video interviewing on a platform called Hirevue.
As a last step, we will invite suitable candidates to an on-site assessment center where they will visit the fulfillment center, participate in a group exercise, carry out a practical exercise and get a chance to present their profile, motivation and skills 1-on-1 during interviews.