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Bentley recruiting apprentices

Crewe based luxury car maker Bentley is looking for 51 new trainees.

The firm is looking for trainees who will work in Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Purchasing, as well as Engineering and Manufacturing.

They are also looking for 15 Digital Apprentices, who will be give technical, academic and hands-on experiences to support the 'digital transformation of the company'.

Commenting on the recruitment drive, Dr. Astrid Fontaine, Member of the Board for People, Digitalisation and IT at Bentley Motors, said: “The apprenticeship programme is existential to secure and develop the future talent at Bentley.

"In the rapidly changing world of automotive, mobility and services, we are proud to deepen the existing digital experiences that already exist as part of the programme, by launching pure digital apprenticeship positions.

“It is vital as we transform our business that we look to the next generation of experts and cultivate an agile mind-set, focused on creative solutions and innovations. This will support the future-proof of the Bentley business and engage the luxury customer of tomorrow.”

Bentley’s Apprentice of Year, and also Volkswagen Group Apprentice of the Year 2018, was Phoebe Jay, a former Paint Apprentice, and now working in the Paintshop Launch team at Bentley Motors.

She said: “I gained a lot of knowledge and experience over the four-year programme, allowing me to pursue my technical, academic and personal development goals in a structured way.

"It’s given me the confidence to succeed and continue my development at Bentley, and I’m very excited about the possible opportunities open to me in the future.”

 

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