Assistant Engineer Logistex Limited

Do you have a passion for all things engineering? Would you like to receive up to 4 years of specialist training? This is your opportunity to secure a bright future, and start your career with a company who is keen to invest in new talent…

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm 25 days holiday per year + 8 days bank holiday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Logistex are looking to appoint an Assistant Engineer to work within the team onsite, ensuring that the equipment is maintained to a high standard, and the systems deliver the required demands for its 24/7 operation.

You will learn and develop the skill to:

  • Recover errors on all the automated systems including cranes, conveyors, DCRN’s, VTU’s and robot
  • Reset errors due to product, equipment or operator
  • Communicate and provide information by relevant methods internally and externally to assist and enable organisational operations and effective service to connecting groups
  • Carry out basic maintenance activities
  • Assist engineers with fault finding activities
  • Support activities with Logistex products and systems in response to customer requirements
  • Participate in team project activities
  • Adhere to all health & safety requirements

The role of a maintenance engineer is both interesting & challenging, and would suit a motivated candidate who is keen to learn & progress. We are looking for someone who is focused on delivering results, who can manage pressure effectively, and who can work as part of a demanding team. In return, you will be rewarded with a generous apprenticeship salary, a specialist set of skills and essential technical knowledge, and the potential opportunity of a long and fulfilling career with the group.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic Mechanical or Electrical Knowledge or experience
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • The ability to problem solve and think on your feet
  • Working at height
  • Good hand to eye co-ordination
  • Good dexterity & able to use tools
  • An integral team player & contributor
  • Customer focused at all times

Personal qualities

  • A desire and dedication to succeed
  • A positive attitude towards work & your studies
  • A passion for engineering will have to be evident.
  • You will be attentive
  • A strong communicator
  • Self-motivated.
  • Professional at all times

Qualifications required

Ideally GCSE’S Grade C or above in Maths and English

Ideally working towards an electrical or mechanical qualification

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the right candidate may be offered a long and rewarding career with Logistex.

Things to consider

This is a high speed, automated production factory. Health & Safety regulations must be adhered to at all times. Due to Health & Safety reasons, this role is restricted to candidates aged 18+ Please note, the closing dates and interview dates are subject to change should the right candidate be found. Do not contact the employer directly as this may result in your application not being considered. Please direct any applications or enquiries to North Notts College, who are the training provider for this apprenticeship. Before we contact you, it would be a good idea to look at the vacancy to familiarise yourself with the job role and look at how you would travel to work.

About the employer

Logistex have more than 50 years’ experience in designing and delivering intelligent, productive, bespoke and cost-effective warehouse management solutions.


Logistex Limited


c/o B&Q

Retford Road


S80 2PU

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Training provider

As part of your Apprenticeship, you will attend North Nottinghamshire College, based in Worksop, one day per week. Your day release will compromise of practical based work in the college electrical workshop, and theory work based in the classroom. If you don’t have GCSE’s grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English and ICT then you will work towards your Level 2 functional skills.

You will have regular reviews with your assessor in the workplace and your NVQ will be assessed through your practical demonstration in the college workshops and in the workplace.

Upon completion of this 48 month Apprenticeship, you will be awarded the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Maintaining Electro-technical Systems and Equipment
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

You will complete an AM2 as your end-point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Electrotechnical > Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Nottinghamshire College


Melissa Renshaw 01909 504 739

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017