Join EPA Manufacturing: Shaping Careers, Empowering Futures

We are more than a defence company; we are architects of progress, and our team is at the heart of our success.

Why EPA Manufacturing?

At EPA Manufacturing, we believe in nurturing talent and fostering a culture of growth. Joining our team means stepping into an environment where your skills are not just valued but continuously developed. We are proud proponents of career progression, promoting from within, and providing our team members with the tools to reach new heights in their professional journey.

Current Positions:

Apprentice Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician

A unique opportunity for an individual to learn and grow with a well-respected company, working in the defence industry. We have a structured growth program and many opportunities to advance within the company. Duties include technicians will undertake operating, testing, servicing, maintenance and repair of a range of sometimes complex equipment.

Hangar 2211 626 Squadron Way Wickenby LN3 5DR


The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3.
  • The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course. This is a day release programme which means you will attend Lincoln College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours.

Course Outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be opportunities for career progression within our organisation, due to continued expansion and growth.
  • Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be classed as 'Time Served Engineers' and as such opportunities within engineering are wide and varied. They may take on a promotion at their employers or look to develop their career in other areas of the UK or overseas. They may also choose to continue with their education and study engineering on an HNC/HND program or a degree.

Key Skills:

What you will do in your working day
We offer a varied work environment with many different types of equipment that require a hands-on approach to maintain and run.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Technicians will undertake operating, testing, servicing, maintenance and repair of a range of sometimes complex equipment.
  • Also planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes.
  • You will be responsible for the quality of your own work and possibly others’ always ensuring the work is completed safely, to a high quality, standard, in a timely fashion.
  • Whilst maintaining the efficient running of plant and equipment.


Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm. Shifts will be dependent on age and possibly overtime opportunities. Total hours per week: 40.0

Production Operative

We offer an excellent working environment in our new facility, with full training, development and career progression opportunities. We actively want to encourage you to grow within our company and will always look to promote from within.

£12.00 to £14.00 per hour, based on experience.
Location: Near the city of Lincoln, at Wickenby, LN3 5DR
EPA Manufacturing Ltd, is a leading specialist ammunition manufacturer working within the global Defence Industry. Established for over 15 years, we have recently moved to a brand-new facility due to continued expansion. We are an approved supplier to many Defence Organisations in the UK and worldwide, currently exporting to over 30 countries.

The move has created an exciting opportunity for Production Operatives to join our team.
This position is suited to a well-disciplined person with a methodical approach and an eye for detail, someone who is looking to advance within a growing organisation.

This position is based in our Production Department and answers to the Factory Manager.

Production Operative Responsibilities and Duties:
Manual and automated assembly of various types of energetic products. Carefully following manufacturing processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs), whilst adhering to safe working practices.
Good housekeeping is essential. It is important to always maintain an organised clean work area.

Having responsibility for carrying out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure quality is built in, and that any defects or concerns are highlighted and dealt with immediately.

Key Skills:

Demonstrable experience in manufacturing operations is essential. (Specific job training will be given.)
Excellent manual dexterity and hand-eye co-ordination.
Good practical and technical skills.
Good communication skills, able to share information clearly.
IT and numerical skills, with basic computer literacy

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Hours: 4-day week 8am until 6pm with occasional shift and weekend work.
Competitive salary and holidays
Wages: initially £12.00 rising to £14.00ph
Pension scheme
Training and development with career progression opportunities
Staff Uniform provided
On site free parking
Having own transport will be required for this position, as the site is not serviced by Public Transport


4-day week 8am until 6pm with occasional shift and weekend work.
Career Progression: Your Path to Success

EPA Manufacturing is committed to investing in our most valuable asset – our people. We believe in promoting from within, providing a clear path for career progression and personal development. As you contribute to ground-breaking projects, you'll have the opportunity to grow alongside the company, taking on new challenges and expanding your skill set.

What Sets Us Apart as an Employer?

  • Innovation at Every Level: Whether you're in engineering, research, or administration, your role at EPA Manufacturing contributes to the advancement of defence technology.
  • Collaborative Environment: We believe the best ideas come from collaboration. Your voice matters, and your contributions make a difference.
  • Commitment to Sustainability: Join a company that not only shapes the future of defence but also cares for the environment. Our eco-friendly initiatives reflect our commitment to a sustainable future.

How We Support Your Growth

  • Training and Development: EPA Manufacturing invests in continuous learning. From on-the-job training to professional development programs, we empower our team members to stay ahead.
  • Mentorship Programs: Connect with seasoned professionals through our mentorship initiatives. Learn from the best as you navigate your career path.
  • Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance. Enjoy flexible work arrangements and a supportive work environment.
Apply Now

If you're ready to unleash your potential, contribute to ground-breaking projects, and be part of a team that values your growth, EPA Manufacturing is the place for you. Explore our career opportunities and take the next step toward a rewarding and impactful career in defence innovation.