VTL Group is a leading developer and manufacturer of precision engineered transmission and turbocharger components for the commercial vehicle and passenger car markets. The Group is present in Europe, North America, India and Japan. Providing nearly 370 people across the world with highly skilled and professional roles, our business offers opportunities across all levels and functions in a state of the art precision engineering company.

We have a fully developed apprenticeship programme and offer comprehensive training and support for all employees throughout the company. We have developed a VTL Group Leadership Development Programme which provides leadership training to all levels of managers and future managers within the business.

We are always looking to build our team. Please browse our current jobs below / email your CV and contact details so we can send you information about relevant jobs in the future.

Some of Our Employee Benefits

  • Enhanced Holiday Leave
  • Company Pension /Insurance Schemes
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Employee Well-being Policies
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Training Resources / Study Support
  • Our benefits are location flexible to ensure they align with working practices in all our global operations.

Current Vacancies

VTl Group

Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice |VTL Precision (Huddersfield) Ltd. UK

Closing Date: 04/05/2018
Salary: £3.80 per hour in the 1st year
Shift: Office Hours; 8.00am - 4.30pm (Mon - Thurs), 8.00am - 2.30pm (Fri)
Hours: 38 hrs per week

Overview of the Role

VTL Apprentice Talent Programme

We are currently recruiting for 2 manufacturing engineering apprentices to join us on the VTL Apprentice Talent Programme. 

The apprenticeship will be 3 years in duration and you will work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering through a local training provider. The apprenticeship will provide the individual the opportunity to obtain the skills and experience required to become a competent Engineering Technician on successful completion*. Further opportunities for training and development will be agreed on successful completion of the apprenticeship. 

Apprentices will be work shadowing in their 1st year, gaining machining and toolmaking knowledge and assisting Technicians on the shopfloor. You can expect a dedicated programme when you join us at VTL, with key expectations and specific development points defined throughout each level of the programme. We offer all apprentices an individual 1-1 progress review on a monthly basis to discuss their progress and development needs. As part of the programme, apprentices will be expected to develop a portfolio of learning to evidence their progress with individual job write-ups, reflective activities, workbooks and learning logs.

*Please note that VTL cannot guarantee a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship programme, however we do actively look to our apprentices as a succession plan for key engineering positions. 

Skills and Experience

A keen interest in a future career in manufacturing and engineering is essential. You should have a good understanding of what a career in manufacturing/engineering offers and a basic knowledge of manufacturing/production activities. We are looking for apprentices that can demonstrate enthusiasm, a drive to develop, and the motivation to succeed. You will need to be able to work well as part of a team, communicate effectively, and take ownership where needed.

Qualifications required for this apprenticeship are as follows:

  • 10 GCSE's A-C / 9-4. 
  • GCSE Grade B or Grade 5/6 in Mathematics is required. 
  • A GCSE/qualification in engineering or technology-related subject would be desirable. 

Our applicant closing date is Friday 4th May 2017. 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for our apprenticeship programme, then please send your CV and cover lettering to our Apprentice Recruitment Team at