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LTS Controls Apprentice

The Controls apprentice is a key member of the LTS Support Team and vital in the continued successful support of our live sites.

Apprentices will learn all aspects of controls engineering and form part of LTS support teams.


Throughout your apprenticeship, you will produce electrical circuit diagrams, technical specifications, and SCADA screens and prepare, emulate, commission, and verify the PLC code. You will need to be fully conversant with electrical controls theory and practice to current standards.  You will also spend time within the customer support team assisting the PLC team with customer issues.


You will also effectively communicate with LTS Manager(s) and technical specialist(s). You will promote a continuous improvement culture; focusing on your personal development, ensuring that you are working efficiently while following our group standards.


Year 1

Fulltime college studying a Level 3 Diploma in AME (Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Product Design and Development) With block release on BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering


Years 2 – 4

Learn and have exposure to all the types of PLC codes that TGW has installed.

Spend time on a resident site.

Learn how the customer support PLC team operates.

Creating SCADA (.SAV) layouts and configuration

Emulation model creation

PLC Software and hardware configuration preparation

Work on PLC area(s) and or products, ensuring that PLC hardware is set up and any electrical issues are identified and corrected

Spend time with the realisation controls commissioning teams.

Identify and rectify any hardware & electrical faults

Documenting changes to electrical drawings

Actively work with the LTS Technical Specialist(s), LTS Hotline support, and Warehouse Control Personnel.


Communicate with the Technical Specialists, LTS Managers (s), and wider LTS team

Update all check sheets and progress trackers according to processes

Follow the software revision and backup process as required

To comply with all current health & safety legislation and promote a positive health & safety culture

Be an ambassador providing  support to TGW NE LTS Department and actively promote company standards and best practice

Work with the LTSD apprentice Manager(s) and wider team to develop and maintain best practices and guidance. Promoting both, continuous process improvements and efficiency

Actively manage self-development.



To be successful in your application, you may have some electrical/mechanical experiences but certainly an interest in engineering. You will have a willingness to learn, commitment to your studies, and be a problem solver. 

You will enjoy travel, a challenge, and be an excellent communicator. 

We offer

We offer an enthusiastic person the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a growing industry. 

You will come out of your apprenticeship with the skills to be able to start a fantastic career in your chosen field.

Whilst learning you will be earning a competitive salary, gaining knowledge from industry experts and understanding how the workplace functions. 

Christine Hawkins
TGW LOGISTICS GROUP GMBH Ludwig Szinicz Straße 3 A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria +43 (0)50 486