Service Engineer Apprenticeship

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

As a worldwide manufacturer with 18,000 employees, METTLER TOLEDO specializes in producing precise analytical instruments for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Our Salford unit located in Manchester specifically produces metal detectors, utilized to identify and discard metal contamination in various food and pharmaceutical applications.

We are currently seeking a Service Engineer Apprentice to join our team. This position offers a valuable opportunity to gain comprehensive experience in both manufacturing and servicing metal detectors for industrial purposes, with the goal of eventually becoming a field-based service engineer within the Product Inspection division. Throughout the programme, you will participate in both on-site and off-site activities, as well as attend a training facility to complete your apprenticeship pathway qualifications on the MOET programme.

What You Need to Succeed

  • 5 GCSE's at grades 5 and above including English and Maths.
  • Confident with Computing Skills, particularly in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good Problem-solving skills.
  • Good Communication Skills. 
  • Self-motivation and capable of working under your own initiative.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Enthusiasm and a hardworking attitude.

Our Offer to You

  • Nationally recognised MOET qualification
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Discounts and vouchers – wide range of employee discounts that can be used on holidays, retailers and restaurants
  • Free courses with The Open University
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free and confidential support for personal or work-related issues
  • Company social and wellbeing events
  • Early finish on Fridays
At METTLER TOLEDO, we foster an inclusive One Team culture and value the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We employ people of more than 100 nationalities in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many communities in which we operate. We promote inclusiveness worldwide, leveraging the diverse thinking, skills, and experience of our employees to work together towards achieving common goals. 

Get hands-on experience and position yourself for a successful career with METTLER TOLEDO. 

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

Para aquellos que priorizan la precisión, Mettler Toledo es precisamente donde perteneces.

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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited

Olympic Court 19 Montford Street Salford M50 2XD United Kingdom

+44 161 848 8636