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Engineering Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Apprenticeship Level: 3
Organisation: Unilin Insulation Ltd

Unilin is an international reference in interior design and construction industry solutions. Across the globe, some 8,600 employees at over 105 locations dig deep to push the boundaries in terms of floor covering, panel and insulation material. Over the years Unilin Group has developed into a global player with strong brands such as Quick-Step, Moduleo and Utherm. The company is composed of five divisions, each with their own specific areas of expertise. Together they account for over fifteen leading brands.

The role:

As a maintenance technician apprentice, you will support the maintenance team with both reactive and planned maintenance throughout the 15-acre site in Ross-on-Wye.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Planned & reactive maintenance of manufacturing lines
  • Fault finding & corrective actions
  • Supporting the engineering team
  • Involvement in small-medium scale projects to develop & expand the newly appointed facility
  • Routine test & calibration of line instrumentation

Desired skills:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail with good literacy & numeracy skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal

Desired personal qualities:

  • An enthusiastic individual with a flexible approach to their work
  • A keen desire to progress personally and to build a long-term future in an Engineering role
  • A good team player

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE maths at grade 5/B or above
  • GCSE English at grade 4/C or above
  • At least one other GCSE at grade 4/C or above

Future prospects?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, given that the individual is ready and has succeeded with the business, it would be the natural progression plan to go on and be a successful multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer and become an integral part of the Maintenance Team.

Reality check:

  • The individual should be physically active and able to carry out various tasks including walking, climbing, standing etc. as needed.
  • There may be some technician cover as skills advance which will involve some unsociable hours & weekend cover.
  • The site is on the outskirts of Ross-on-Wye with poor public transport links.


For more information about the vacancy or to apply, please contact Connor Collett on or 07854 553162.

Engineering Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

Organisation: Unilin Insulation Ltd
Apprenticeship Level: 3
Apprenticeship Duration: 36 months
Job Location or Region: Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Wage: £23,000 P/A
Working Week: Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (0.5 hours unpaid break)
Possible Start Date: September 2024
Positions Available: 1