Moog Industrial Group - Engineering Technician (Technical Support Mechanical) Apprenticeships

Assembly & Test
240629 Requisition #

Moog has developed the capability to design and manufacture the most advanced motion control products for aerospace, defence, industrial and medical applications where precise control of velocity, force, acceleration and fluid flow are critical.

Moog’s control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics and system software. We are a leading integrator of precision motion control systems and our products reflect the culture that our people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed.

What will I do as an Engineering Technician (Technical Support Mechanical) Apprentice? 

Starting in September 2024, you will learn and develop engineering skills and knowledge through onsite work placements, whilst also studying for nationally recognised qualifications. You will learn a range of skills including assembly of products, machining and maintenance of equipment. You will study for a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering – Technical Support.

You will attend Gloucester College for two days per week for the first two years where you learn practical and theoretical engineering knowledge in a range of subjects. For the remainder of the week you will be onsite in Tewkesbury,

Training, assessments and observations will also be completed in the workplace. This can be supported by some remote delivery if required. On successful completion of your level 3 qualification, there is the opportunity to progress to a HNC in electrical or mechanical engineering if the business need exists

Who is this apprenticeship for?

Operation areas can be challenging, fast-paced and highly demanding, where deadlines must be met and work and products are produced to a high standard. This pathway will appeal to people who work well under pressure and are flexible enough to deal with the changing demands of production techniques.

What experience should you have?

You should be able to show us that you are a practical person and have worked on projects either at school or at home that demonstrate this. Relevant work experience completed through school or college would be beneficial, although is not essential.

Applicants must have:

  • At least 5 GCSEs, including the minimum of a level 4 (C grade) in Math's, and level 4 (C grade) or above in four other subjects including Science and English
  • Please ensure your CV is up to date with details of qualifications you are currently studying towards, including full titles and levels. You can include predicted grades if you have not completed your studies yet
  • Relevant work experience done through school or college would be beneficial although is not essential
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm to undertake a practical, hands-on role in a manufacturing engineering environment
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude, pride in a job well done, and the commitment to put in the time and effort during the apprenticeship in order to reap the benefits when the apprenticeship ends.
  • We welcome applications from all backgrounds and experiences.

Application and recruitment process:

1Application - Apply online with a covering letter and CV – the deadline for applications is Sunday 10th March 2024. Use your covering letter to tell us:

  • Why you want to do an apprenticeship and why you want to work in engineering?
  • What interests you have away from school/college or work that supports a mechanical aptitude and interest in the principles of engineering?

2Assessment – if you are selected, you will complete an assessment where your skills in areas such as Math's and Mechanical aptitude will be assessed. This is an online assessment that you can complete at home, and you will be sent a link to the assessment. There is no preparation or revision required, and the assessment will take approximately 60 minutes.

3Interview and assessment day – if you are shortlisted again following your online assessment, you will be invited to attend an onsite interview where you will get to meet the team and have a tour of our Industrial Group Facility.

In return Moog can offer you:

  • A longstanding career within a culture of trust and innovation.
  • 25 Days Annual Leave increasing by 1 at 5 years’ service with further increments for long service anniversaries.
  • Benefits to include Life Assurance, Company Pension Contribution beginning at 6%, Employee Share Option in addition to an extensive Flexible Benefits Programme. 

Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

You Can Do This

Once you apply for this position your CV will be held on our central recruitment management database. If you would prefer that your details are not retained by Moog, please contact us via the following email address:

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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