Apprentice Engineering Maintenance Technician Eaton MEDC

The successful candidate will be trained up to a Maintenance Technician level over the period of the apprenticeship. They will complete reactive and preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment and site facilities.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri Between 7.30am-4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Respond to machine breakdowns as priority with supervision
  • Fault find and carry out the repair of pneumatic and hydraulic equipment
  • Identify spare parts as required to carry out effective repairs
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) on key processes and equipment, assess normal/abnormal and wear conditions, carrying out corrective actions to maximise machine uptime
  • Assist in the installation of new plane equipment and machinery as required
  • Carry out Rapid Improvement Activities on machines and equipment, identifying improvements to maximise machine uptime
  • Assist in Rapid Improvement Events in production areas as requested
  • Assess each task as requested and carry out work within Eaton safety policy and lifesaving rules

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Drive 
  • Ambition

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English C or above or equivalent

Future prospects

The opportunity to gain a permanent position with the organisation, further training opportunities possible Joining a passionate organisation with a great scope for development

About the employer

Designers and manufacturers of alarm, signal, control and notification equipment since 1975, MEDC has developed a range of products specifically designed for harsh environmental conditions and where there is a risk of explosion due to the presence of flammable atmospheres both offshore and onshore. The extensive range of manual, visual, audible alarms and loudspeakers has been developed in close collaboration with customers to deliver the best combination of performance and safety. Through its vast global presence, technical sales force and engineering experts, MEDC meets the demanding standards of a multitude of industries. Based at Sutton in Ashfield, Nottingham in the UK, MEDC is part of Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business, currently employing around 180 people.


Eaton MEDC


Sutton Parkway Unit B

Oddicroft Lane


NG17 5FB

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • Level 2 Engineering Technician- Maintinance

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering and manufacturing > Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Sarah Poyser

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 20 Oct 2017