Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

The Opportunity: 

Welcome to a journey beyond traditional university education! As a Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice, you won't just be confined to a classroom. You'll immerse yourself in a dynamic engineering environment where learning comes to life through hands-on experience. 

Imagine working with industry leading technologies while honing your skills to become a versatile and adept mechanical engineer. This opportunity, offered by John Crane, invites you to join a world-class engineering team, gaining invaluable skills from a global industry leader. Teaming up with the University of Hertfordshire, you'll even earn your bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering (BEng). Embrace a flexible learning approach, attending university on day releases complemented by immersive block-release weeks at the start and end of each term.

Meet John Crane
John Crane has the experience and technical expertise needed to keep global industries ready to meet the ever-changing needs they face.

As a degree Apprentice with John Crane you will learn about the design, engineering, manufacture, assembly and testing of John Crane products. This will involve the use of 3D CAD to design components, using analytical tools such as FEA and CFD, collaborating with other departments on projects ranging from manufacturing, commercial and the operation/design of test rigs just to name a few. 

What You'll Have:

  • Essential: GCSE/Level 2 Maths and English at Grade C/Level 4 or above
  • Essential: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering at DMM to include Distinction in Further Maths unit
  • OR A Levels with 112 UCAS points in Maths and either Physics or Technology or Engineering based subjects, excluding General Studies/Critical Thinking
  • You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm for engineering from the beginning of the process.
  • Strong interest in engineering and innovation.
  • Desire to learn to read and understand technical drawings and schematics
  • Good communication skills

The timeline for your Journey:

We are inviting applications for our Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme, which will start in August 2024. 

If your application is successful at the first stage, you will be invited to a brief introductory call with one of our Engineers. This will be an opportunity for us to learn some more about you, and likewise for you to ask any questions you may have about the apprenticeship. 

We aim to conclude the interview process by December 2023

Who Are John Crane?

John Crane stands as a global frontrunner in rotating equipment solutions, offering engineered technologies and services across industries. Our portfolio encompasses mechanical seals, couplings, filtration systems, digital diagnostics, and more. With a presence in over 50 countries, we leverage a network of 200+ sales and service facilities. Our fiscal year 2022 revenue exceeded $1 billion USD, and we are a proud member of Smiths Group. Our group specialises in advanced technologies, serving markets in detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and beyond.

Diversity & Inclusion:

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

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