Post Graduate Apprentice Technical Support Engineer

Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence – Level 7
2 year contract
Graduated from your engineering degree and want a career within engineering whilst doing further study? Look no further.
This is your chance to join Volvo Penta, global, world leading supplier of engines and power solutions for marine and industrial applications as a Technical Support Engineer and also achieve a recognised post grad, masters level qualification.
The technical team at Volvo Penta provide support to our customers, dealers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) on the complete Volvo Penta Engine range.
You will provide technical information and advice to OEMs, dealers and customers.
Log and follow up all quality complaints and aftermarket cases and provide reports and recommendations. You will liaise with sub-manufacturers and governmental bodies with regards to equipment Volvo Penta sells. You will support Dealers and Dealer Business Management advising on technical training requirements and you will provide training to customer engineering teams and dealers and represent the team at trade shows and conferences as and when required.
Full training on Volvo Penta products, systems and processes will be provided.
You will be based at our Warwick head office (CV34 5YA) however will need to travel in the UK to meet customers and occasionally to head office in Sweden for which travel/vehicle will be provided.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn while you work and get your career off to a great start.
Skills and attributes required:
  • Have a degree in Engineering and not currently studying at masters level in an engineering related subject
  • Knowledge of modern diesel engines and control systems is preferable
  • Focussed on delivering for the customer and becoming a key part of the customers team when needed
  • Able to solve problems and use your own initiative

Engineering Competence Level 7 (PgDip) Cranfield University
You will attend training in week long periods across 7 modules then deliver a group project for your final module. The period of study is around 24 months and will be delivered at Cranfield in Milton Keynes or remotely. Successful completion of both the on job elements and off job training, will result in the award of Level 7 in Engineering Competence. This qualification can be used as a part credit towards a Masters and achieving Chartered Engineer Status.
In return
We will provide you with a competitive graduate salary, 25 days holiday, flexible start and finish times, gym discount, private health care, pension, and discount on Volvo and Renault cars. We also have ‘fika’ each week where we stop work and enjoy time together over coffee and cake in the office.
We are a diverse team from across the world and welcome applications from all regardless of gender, race or disability. However please be aware that we are unable to offer sponsorship for this position.

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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