Electromechanical Apprentice ELGA LIMITED
As Technical Apprentice you will learn skills related to product development and engineering design while attending day release courses to achieve academic qualifications. This role is regarded as ‘on the job training’ and the apprentice will be expected to assist the Research and Development team in the development of new projects.
Closing date: 10 Oct 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
20 Oct 2017
20 Jul 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
- Develop an understanding of engineering/electronic design and development practises.
- Attend a day release course to achieve the minimum academic qualification of HNC in Electro Mechanical Engineering in an agreed timescale.
- Complete a record of the training received in a form agreed with a training provider.
- Support Development and Controls Engineers in the development of our products.
- Manufacture prototype parts and test apparatus used during product development.
- Spend time in other ELGA LabWater departments to gain an appreciation of other business activities.
- Become proficient in the use of drawing and modelling packages, ultimately producing drawings for final production parts. Creo (Pro Engineer) and AutoCad.
- Develop a detailed understanding of manufacturing technologies, how processes can be applied and made more efficient.
- Ensure development areas are kept clean and tidy and that all necessary tools and equipment are maintained.
- Visit suppliers with Development Engineers and Quality Engineers to gain experience in negotiation, as well as developing a deeper understanding of manufacturing processes and their limitations.
Requirements and prospects
- Excellent time management skills.
- Strong communication skills both verbally and written, with the versatility to communicate at all levels in a clear and concise manner.
- Keen to work and develop as an individual and within a team.
- A good level of IT competency
- Good organisational skills with an eye for detail.
- Able to priortise workload and manage multiple tasks.
- Are you self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative?
- Are you a team player?
- Are you calm under pressure?
- Are you eager to learn and able to retain information?
- A practical aptitude for electronics and technology.
- 5 GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent including English, Maths & a Science.
Things to consider
About the employer
Mechanical Manifacturing Engineering - Level 2
THE HENLEY COLLEGE
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Henley College
Melanie Falconer 01491634219 email@example.com
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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017