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Level 3 Engineering Apprentice - PHINIA Inc.

Gillingham - United Kingdom

May 25, 2023

Full time


The role of Level 3 Engineering Apprentice offes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain nationally recognised engineering qualification through a four year apprenticeship.

It is essential to have a keen interest in solving practical problems and to enjoy the challenge of learning new skills.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:-

  • Level 3 Engineering Apprentices will spend the first year of their apprenticeship full time at our training provider’s Technical School where they will have four days a week completing practical skills within the workshop and one day a week studying the Technical Certificate.
  • Years 2 - 4  the Apprentice moves to day release (one day at the Technical School, four days at BorgWarner Gillingham.  On the days on site they will commence a rotation within the business, spending time and gaining experience in a number of Manufacturing and Technical Centre departments.
  • Working alongside your mentor, responding to machine breakdowns on a day to day basis with a view to minimising downtime and improving reliability of the machines.
  • Document activities completed on the company’s job booking system.
  • Work alongside mentor in planning and implementing preventative maintenance activities.
  • Communicate and liaise with other departments and all levels of management.
  • Attend meetings with mentor representing your department.
  • Work with mentor to a training matrix set out to cover Apprenticeship criteria and more.
  • Support continuous improvement and investigate ways to engineer out persistent problems.
  • Work in a safe manner ensuring the safety of yourself and others at all times.
  • Work with mentor to identify spare parts required to be purchased for machines.
  • Working alongside your mentor carrying out milling, turning and grinding procedures.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required



  • Must have a practical aptitude and able to demonstrate ability to work with hand tools and measurement equipment.
  • Should enjoy working out how things work and repairing things that are broken
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Have the ability to work in a team whilst managing own responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic and focussed environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Personable, flexible and a proactive team player
  • Self-motivated and have a strong and flexible attitude towards work
  • To comply with H&S regulations, showing responsibility of personal safety and that of others



  • 3 GCSEs in English, Maths and Science at a minimum Grade 6 (grade B) or higher, either expected or achieved.


  • Higher academic qualifications, ie A levels, BTEC Diploma in Engineering (welcome but not essential)


  • Have keen interest in solving practical problems
  • Enjoy the challenge of learning new skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Treat colleagues with respect (Equality & Diversity)


In addition to the above requirements, the person must comply with all BorgWarner Policies and Procedures relevant to the role and follow the BorgWarner beliefs; Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, Responsibility and Collaboration.

This Job description outlines the duties required, it is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list and the Line Manager may vary duties from time to time which do not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed.  Flexibility is required from all job holders.

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