Location: Coalville, Leicestershire

Expected Duration: 42 months Apprenticeship Level: Advanced (Level 3 - A Level)

Matsuura Machinery Ltd is committed to nurturing the next generation of Engineering talent within our prestigious Apprenticeship programme. Recognising the growing demand for skilled engineers to support our growing business and provide ongoing support to our customers, we are pleased to offer the right candidate a full Applications Engineer Apprenticeship focussed on our CNC Turning products and technologies.

As an Apprentice CNC Turning Applications Engineer, you will play a vital role in both pre-sales and post-sales support, collaborating closely with our Sales Department and Engineering Team. This position offers a comprehensive apprenticeship experience, providing hands-on technical training and an in-depth understanding of the UK CNC machine tool industry.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Time studies - Carry out time studies on customer drawings, developing a process of machining and determining the cycle time to machine the component.
  • Demonstrations - Design, Engineering, Programming, set up and prove out of demonstrations for both standard and customer specific components on the range of Matsuura and distributor products.
  • Assisting in setting up and managing Nationwide exhibitions.


  • Providing customer support through telephone assistance and site visits.
  • Maintaining the quality of our showroom and preparing machines for use.
  • Performing machine cleaning and coolant servicing.


  • Upholding a professional demeanour in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Ensuring confidentiality and compliance with security regulations.
  • Opportunities for travel to participate in training sessions.

Desired Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • Strong communication and IT skills.
  • Effective problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in number and analytical skills.
  • Logical thinking.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Creativity and initiative-taking attitude.


36 days holiday (including bank holidays) | Salary sacrifice pension scheme | Life insurance (4 x salary) | Critical illness cover | Income protection scheme | Private health insurance | Medical cash plan | Employee Benefit hub platform.

Training and Qualifications: Upon completion, the apprentice will achieve:

• EAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge).

• Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) (Development Technical Knowledge).

• Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Machining Technician.

Career Progression:

Upon successful completion, you will be fully trained to transition into the role of an Applications Engineer, equipped to work with the latest technology and CAM systems.

Join us for a rewarding and exciting career. Interested?

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