Apprentice Systems Production Engineer

  • Employer Johnson Controls
  • Job type Placements
  • Salary DOE
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Norfolk
  • Qualifications gained Vocational Qualification
  • Date published 23/02/2021

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work together seamlessly. Bring your passion for innovation and we will challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow.

The Norwich Production Systems branch of our business designs, builds and tests Hydraulic power systems, and Chemical Injection controls for safety and process applications in the Oil & Gas sector.

An apprenticeship with us will see you building new skills, while applying your knowledge to real-world live projects. There will be plenty of opportunities to explore your potential and you’ll enjoy full support from your line manager and a mentor. You will be required to ensure that you adhere to safe working practices and also be able to take instructions and act upon them in a prompt and professional manner. We are offering a full-time permanent Apprenticeship Program for talented people. 

This is a genuine alternative to university for people who have a passion for practical engineering and who want to launch their career with us. The apprenticeship will combine on-the-job work experience, with time at college to achieve NVQ level 3 and leading to an HNC level 4 qualification.


The 4 year apprenticeship would offer the opportunity to join the Production Systems team based in Wymondham, Norwich working alongside technicians and engineers who are leaders in their field. You will learn about bespoke hydraulic power generation and control safety systems, chemical injection/ dosing systems and fire suppression systems (water and gaseous). 

You will gain knowledge in rules and regulations to provide guidance in designing systems. 

Your main focus will be on electrical installation and testing but will have the opportunity to learn mechanical skills to become a multidiscipline engineering technician. You will follow appropriately focused electrical and fluid power training at local colleges. The manufacturing facility will provide you with the opportunity to be mentored by a talented group of technical engineers who are proud to manufacture high quality bespoke equipment that is used across the globe.

You will have the opportunity to gain higher education qualifications in Engineering Studies, NVQ3 and with possible options to HNC level 4.

What we look for:

BTEC in Engineering/ IT Level 2 or 4 GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C minimum - in Math, English, Science and IT/CDT or equivalent

Enthusiasm to learn and an interest in problem solving with excellent communication skills
Self-motivated with good IT skills

Ability to work both independently and as a team player

Although no engineering experience is required, candidates must show an interest in engineering 

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