Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Crewe




Our Work Experience programme aims to provide 14-19 year olds with the opportunity to experience the workplace for one week and explore future career options, enabling the student to develop both personally and professionally.


Key Responsibilities


This placement is to join the Engineering workshop for 1 week to understand what it takes to follow a career in Engineering. The role of Engineering Workshop is to deliver the Vehicle Build Centre skills, processes and infrastructure that is capable of meeting current and future product delivery requirements and is systematically improved by the people running the process.  They build simulators, test rigs and vehicles for test and development purposes in order to facilitate the transformation from the digital world to reality to enable development and testing to take place.


The week will include:

•          Basic understanding of engineering  activities

•          Light use of hand tools

•          Observations of electrical diagnostics and harness assembly


If successful, the dress code for this placement is smart casual clothing. Jeans and trainers are not permitted and safety shoes are essential. The working hours for this placement are 8am until 5pm Monday - Thursday, and 8am until 12pm Friday. Successful candidates are expected to make their own way to work every day and remain punctual throughout the week.

We want you to get the most out of your time at Bentley and when you start you will sit down with your placement manager and discuss your placement objectives - both business and personal. These can then be measured throughout the week, and discussed at your end of placement review.


Applicants must be currently studying towards their GCSE’s or A Level’s/equivalent and must have obtained/be on track for at least A* - C grades/equivalent in all core subjects at GCSE level (Maths, Science, English).

Please ensure that your qualifications including your current studies are listed in your CV.

Previous Experience

We understand that you may have limited work experience, but you should be mature, professional and eager to learn. Quality in our business is top priority and we need individuals who can demonstrate a high focus on quality and a right first time attitude.

Additional Information

This is unpaid one week placement at our main site in Crewe.

Please be aware that we receive a large number of applications for our work experience placements and therefore we are sometimes unable to respond to you as soon as we would like. However, all applications will be reviewed and you will be notified of an outcome as soon as possible.

About the company

We are Bentley Motors – the definitive British luxury car company, dedicated to developing and crafting the world’s most desirable high performance cars.

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