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Electro-Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice

Coventry, West Midlands
Starting Salary £20,000 with Yearly increases
Closing date
20 Feb 2023

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Are you a motivated, organized person seeking a exciting and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment? 

Do you want to earn whilst you learn  ?

Would you enjoy being part of a dedicated team that works in partnership to create a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our customers and employees? 

If you're looking for change, and you're ready to make changes … we're looking for you. 

At DHL our business is logistics, but people are our passion. With over 500,000 team members in 220 countries, we attract and retain great talent. We are one of the most innovative, most culturally diverse companies on the planet. We provide unmatched opportunities for personal and professional development. We really are a, “Best Place to Work.”

If this sounds like a team, you'd like to join … keep reading.

Digital Manufacturing, based near Coventry, is a fast-paced internal start-up within DHL Supply Chain, which operates a robotics-as-a-service business model, providing on-demand robots performing tasks not appropriate for people. The DM team design, build, install and maintain bespoke and market sourced robotic solutions across the global supply chain business. Digital Manufacturing engineers are working to combine three emerging and disruptive technologies in their pursuit of a new way of working; Collaborative robotics, 3D printing and the industrial internet of things to build a  fleet of robot workers for the logistics industry.

What will the role involve?


During your Apprenticeship, a world of possibilities awaits, with the opportunity to learn new knowledge, skills and behaviours to become an occupationally competent engineer. As part of your daily duties, allowing the operation to continue working to full capacity, meeting the needs of all customers, you will undertake the following:


  • Designing components 3D printing parts / fabricating parts Assembling machine Programming robots Site maintenance, Workshop Maintenance & Housekeeping

What qualification will you achieve?


During the 60-month apprenticeship you will study at the University of Warwick, working towards achieving The Electro-mechanical Engineering Degree Level 6 Apprenticeship a Degree in BEng, completing the below:


  • Mathematics: the mathematical techniques and methods required to model mechanical and electrical systems: algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry, statistics. Engineering design: the creative design process including defining the problem, creating ideas and testing the solution using tools to underpin the process Systems design: the system lifecycle from concept to disposal; requirements validation and verification; architecture definition, sub-system design and testing; integration; design for supportability/maintainability; functional safety, cyber vulnerability and secure data handling. Back to Duty Mechanics: the fundamental laws of static and dynamic classical mechanics and their application to mechanical systems. Structures: analysis and modelling.

Required entry qualifications


  • AAA from three A Levels to include Mathematics and Physics DDD in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in an engineering discipline to include the two Mathematics units, 'Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems' and 'Further Engineering Mathematics' GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C/4

What  do we need from you


  • Hold paramount the health and safety of themselves and others, and model health and safety conscious behaviour. Self-motivated, work alone and take responsibility for their actions. Set themselves demanding personal targets Work collaboratively as a memeber of the Team. Able to work effectively within a team and interact with / help others when required. Adjust to different conditions, technologies, situations and environments and to new and emerging technologies. Respect the environment and the public good. contemplate sustainability and the adverse effects of projects and tasks on the wider world, in the short and longer term. Have the ability to travel to site and hold a full UK driving license at time of start date

What do you get in return?


As part of a growing DHL population, you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits, which include; 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers and retail discounts. You will also receive an annual salary review.  


We want our Apprentices to build their careers with us upon successful completion of the program; contribute their ideas to influence the success of our business; and give them the opportunity to be a part of an organisation that makes a real contribution to society as well as to the world of Supply Chain logistics.


What you'll need to do next?


If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application, along with your prior qualification certificates and/or predicted grades 


DHL is passionate to ensure we provide equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure  workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation


For any questions regarding the Apprenticeship, please contact us:




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