Apprentice Fitter

€17,500 - €35,000 yearly
  • Mergon Group
  • Mergon Group, Water St, Townparks, Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 03/01/2024
Apprentice ATIM Cluster [Custom Category] Engineering

Job Description

Who we are?

At Mergon, we mould ideas for a sustainable future. We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future.

We care deeply about our colleagues, customers and our community and we have a curiosity that constantly pushes us to innovate and improve. We are competent, capable and we invest in our people and in our processes to ensure we continue to grow and do our best work every day.


We currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice Fitter to join our team.



Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter M.A.M.F. (4-year apprenticeship)


What you will learn:

  • The importance of adherence to safety procedures.
  • The importance of good housekeeping standards.
  • Day to day installation, maintenance and repairs in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • How to work with a variety of specialised tools such as lathes, milling machines and grinders.
  • How to dismantle, repair or make and fit new parts when performing plant maintenance.
  • CNC machining/programming.
  • Interpretation of technical drawings and diagrams.


To be successful in this role:

  • You must have passed Ordinary level Maths and English subjects at leaving certificate to be eligible to apply, please visit:, outlining same
  • Must demonstrate a keen ambition for a career in this area.
  • Have a genuine interest in engineering and how things work.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical approach to problem solving/trouble shooting.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy with numbers.
  • Organised and structured approach to work
  • Self-motivated, high energy, positive attitude with initiative for timely completion of goals


On completion of this four-year apprenticeship, you will become a fully qualified mechanical automation and maintenance fitter, with a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft - Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting.



  • 26 days holidays
  • Career Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Company Gym
  • Wellness Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)


Mergon is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers flexible working arrangements and values a diverse and inclusive workplace.


KEY Competencies

problem solving, attention to detail, accuracy, practical, engineering mindset