Yamazaki Mazak is the world's largest manufacturer of computer controlled (CNC) metal-cutting machines. With over 200 different models, the Mazak product range includes CNC lathes, machining centres, multi-tasking machines and flexible manufacturing systems as well as laser processing machines.

Our machines make everything from the gearbox in a helicopter to the nose cone on a Formula 1 car, designer belt buckles, ski boots and everything in between. Our mission is to develop original products and push the boundaries and capabilities of machining.

If you’re self-motivated and looking for a challenging, dynamic and rewarding career in engineering, we want to hear from you. 

Apprenticeship Vacancies

Apprenticeship Vacancies 

Yamazaki Mazak is currently recruiting its next batch of apprentices. A Mazak apprenticeship is a chance to join the world leader in machine tools and a significant investment in both your future and the future of the organisation.

You'll have access to college education alongside hands-on involvement in the workplace with experienced members of staff that are willing to pass their knowledge on to the next generation.  From the beginning of your apprenticeship, you will be paid a competitive apprenticeship salary and will obtain nationally recognised qualifications.

Whether you're currently at GCSE or A-Level, have left education and looking for an exciting new challenge, a Mazak apprenticeship can provide you with the opportunity to develop a career in a number of different disciplines. With GCSE entry requirements of grades 4 in English and Science, and a grade 5 in Maths, we are currently offering 3 to 4 year apprenticeships in the following areas:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprenticeship in Mazak’s Logistics Team.  Working as part of a team of Logistics professionals involved with inventory management and the planning of production and management of the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) computer system.

As a Logistics Apprentice, the role will include a development programme that will provide an introduction to all aspects of inventory management; gradually exposing you to Mazak’s business management systems and Logistics support activities.  In time you will become equipped with the learning and knowledge to improve our Logistics processes and be a Team Leader of the future.

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will continue your studies to become an expert in best practice Logistics & Supply Chain Management.  This studying will be tailored to your chosen route and be an appropriate level of the Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) or similar degree level.


The Marketing Team has created an exciting Apprenticeship programme that will allow the right person to develop into an effective Marketing Assistant within a couple of years. You will be joining our team to support all of the promotional activities in the UK and throughout Europe. You’ll be working on events such as European exhibitions and open houses, digital marketing projects to include social media and websites, internal communications and sales support materials, and much more. 

You’ll be working on fascinating projects where you will develop a wide variety of marketing skills supported by a fantastic team to help you grow your business knowledge and experience. 


Learning how to set, program and operate a range of CNC machine tools to produce machine tool components.
Machines include: Lathes, Milling, Grinding, Multi-Tasking & 5 axis machines.


Assemble and test machine tools and their components. Assembling and testing unit assemblies into the completed machine tool using various hand skills and laser checking equipment.


Wire and test machine tools and their components. Working on individual option looms that will be used in the final production of our machine tools, you will then progress to wiring and testing a range of CNC machines, to include PLCs, ladder diagrams and fault finding prior to machines going to our customers.


Learning the application of welding, laser cutting and metal folding to produce machine tool claddings. An apprentice in this area will learn the full skills and operations of a modern sheet metal producing department.


Due to an increase in work being brought back in house, we are offering Engineering Operative Level 2 apprenticeships focused on welding. This is an 18 month to 2 year programme and has GSCE entry requirements of grade 3 or 4 in English and Maths.

How to Apply

To apply please send a full CV stating which apprenticeship you are interested in.  All completed CVs should be returned to:

Chris Morris
Apprentice and Future Workforce Training Manager
Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd
Badgeworth Drive

Alternatively, you can send via email to

*Please note that all applicants must be able to demonstrate a right to work in the UK*


Vacancies in our factory

365 Vacancies

365 Resourcing Ltd are our key resourcing partner. Please visit their website or contact them directly for more details.


Tel: 01905 707055



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