Production Engineering Apprentice VWS (UK) LTD

The key duty for the Apprentice Production Engineer is to complete the Veolia Apprenticeship programme in partnership with ATG Training.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri – times flexible to be arranged locally 9AM – 5.30PM

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The suitable candidate:

• Will be required to identify and produce any tooling, jigs or fixtures for different teams across the manufacturing facility.

• Working within the Production Engineering team, the Apprentice Production Engineer will be key in the effective and smooth transition of new products/modifications from Engineering Ind dept.

• Will be required to produce documentation in order to manufacture products in the most efficient way.

• Will support all areas of the manufacturing plant equipment, eg the machinery, tooling, rigs etc.

• Will be required to work on special external projects coming through the business. This could include release of certain products.

• Will be responsible for identifying cost saving methods and implementing solutions.

• Will be responsible for investigating any quality issues in the manufacturing facility.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Engaged
  • Committed
  • Keen to learn.

Personal qualities

5 x GCSEs at grade A-C including Maths, English and Science (or equivalent).

Qualifications required

Must have’s....

  • A practical aptitude for electronics and technology.
  • 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.

In addition can you say ‘yes’ to the following questions?

  • 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?

Future prospects

To become a fully integrated VMS Engineer

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the NMW appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

ELGA is an integral part of Veolia Water Technologies, the world leader in water treatment. Veolia Water Technologies provide complete solutions for water treatment. Innovating in key areas such as sustainable development, resource and by-product recovery, our differentiating water treatment processes enable us to offer solutions suited to every application. We are experts in water.




Unit 13

Lane End Industrial Park

High Wycombe

HP14 3BY

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Training provider

  • 13 Week Block release delivered at ATG Training
  • Weekly day release to complete technical certificate (3 years)
  • Regular training officer visits to observe and assess
  • Gateway and end point assessments

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering and manufacturing > Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ATG Training


Farrah Hussain 01865 550866

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017