Perkins Engines (Peterborough) wish to recruit Higher Business Apprentices to start with us in August / September 2018. We are looking for bright, committed and enthusiastic people who will play a key role in the future of our company.
Based in Peterborough for over 85 years Perkins has led the field in the design and manufacture of high-performance diesel engines. Our continuous development programme allows us to offer one of the most advanced and comprehensive ranges of purpose-built diesel and gas engines available today. Ranging from 5 to over 2,800 hp, the engines power more than 5,000 different applications from over 1,000 major equipment manufacturers in the construction, power generation, materials handling, agricultural and general industrial markets. Perkins is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunities Employer (EEO).
Possible Start Date: 28/08/2018
Programme Duration: 24 months
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Our Business Apprenticeship offers the opportunity for paid employment whilst working towards a Level 4 qualifications and a recognised Apprenticeship framework. The 24 month apprenticeship will consists of a placement schedule within the Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket (Parts) Department
Day to day duties will include but not be limited:
What is the culture like at Perkins?
We conduct our business in line with the Caterpillar Code of Conduct – which builds on the core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability. This is reflected in the culture within our organisation, where all employees are expected to help create a work environment we can all be proud of.
· 5 GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above.
o Maths & English
· Plus 2 A-Levels – Grade C or above
NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.
There are endless global career opportunities for those willing to work hard and progress within the organisation. Former apprentices now occupy senior management positions within the organisation with career development a key part of our apprenticeship scheme.
HNC Business Studies & NVQ Level 4
If you are successful in securing an interview for this position, you will be required to attend a pre-interview and assessment at Peterborough Regional College.
For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or
email: Louise.Saidler@peterborough.ac.uk (Ref ID:80583)
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