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Tong seeks engineering enthusiasts for its 2024 apprenticeship scheme

Engineering apprenticeships | Fabricator Apprentice | Tong Engineering

Tong Engineering is excited to announce openings for apprenticeship positions in fabricator, sheet metal worker, engineering fitter, and engineering machinist roles. The company’s 2024 apprenticeship scheme presents a fantastic opportunity for individuals passionate about engineering to kickstart their career in a dynamic and innovative environment, based at the company’s modern manufacturing facility in Spilsby, Lincolnshire.

As a growing family business dedicated to excellence in engineering, Tong is committed to nurturing the next generation of skilled professionals. The apprenticeship program offers hands-on training and mentorship from industry experts, as well as significant scope for personal and professional growth.

“Our apprenticeship scheme is designed to offer invaluable opportunities for those looking for a successful path to a fulfilling career in industry,” says Jim Worley, Process Improvement Manager at Tong Engineering. “We are always pleased to welcome aspiring engineers each year, to join the Tong team through our established apprenticeship program. It’s a great chance for individuals to gain valuable experience, develop essential skills, and lay a strong foundation for a successful career in engineering. We are proud to say that several of our engineers started as apprentices at Tong, including some of our management team.”

2024 Apprenticeships

The available apprenticeship positions include:

  • Fabricator: Ideal for individuals with a passion for working with metal and crafting a wide range of handling machines.
  • Sheet Metal Worker: Suitable for those interested in shaping metal sheets into various forms and structures.
  • Engineering Fitter: Perfect for candidates who enjoy assembling and fitting components to create complex machinery and complete handling systems.
  • Engineering Machinist: Tailored for individuals with a keen interest in operating machinery to produce precision-engineered parts.

Applicants for the Tong apprenticeship scheme will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals, work on real projects, and contribute to the development of industry-leading engineering solutions for the efficient handling of vegetables, destined for growers and producers in the UK and worldwide.

The closing date for applications is 28th June 2024. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. You can find more information on Tong Engineering apprenticeship program entry requirements, details on each apprenticeship position and how to apply on our website.