Apprentice Technical Engineer (Mechanical) Pacepacker Services Limited
To co-operate & communicate with all other employees & departments, assisting them when required. To be responsible for the quality of your own work. Build good customer relationship and be customer focused.
Closing date: 22 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: 40.00
Possible start date
30 Oct 2017
05 Oct 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
- Assist in the creation and amendments of mechanical related 2D drawings & 3D models using AutoCAD, Draftsight and Solidworks.
- Assist in the creation of all build documentation for customer sales orders using Sage Bill of Materials software to create listings of parts to build a machine.
- Assist in producing risk assessments of systems being designed & built where necessary. Also help create operating manuals and any other relevant documentation like exploded parts drawings & installation packs.
Answer Phones & Enquiries
- To answer some of the incoming customer queries for the Technical Department, passing on to the required person and / or resolving themselves getting back to the relevant client.
- Must be able to take on a certain amount of product knowledge fairly quickly (training will be given)
- Use Of PC Packages To Conduct The Role.
Training would be given to use Sage, ACT, Word & Excel. As well as AutoCAD & Solidworks. Some prior basic knowledge of any of software mentioned would be beneficial.
- The Commercial & IS Manager
Health & Safety
- To comply at all times with Pacepacker’s current Company Handbook, Health, Safety & Environment policy. To report any violations of health and safety immediately.
- To co-operate & communicate with all other employees & departments, assisting them when required. To be responsible for the quality of your own work.
- Build good customer relationship and be customer focused.
Requirements and prospects
Good telephone manner.
An interest in how things work, especially mechanically.
You must be able to demonstrate reading and writing skills & use of the computer.
We are looking for self-motivated, quick learner, reliable person with a positive attitude who can use their initiative. Someone who wants to get on in life. Good inter personal skills
Pass in English & Maths
Things to consider
About the employer
There is a choice of two Manufacturing Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship pathways:
- Technician – involved in technical matters and problem-solving
- Craft – skilled in practical trades including fabrication and welding
The VCQ (NVQ) Level 3 will relate to your specific trade, e.g. manufacturing, maintenance or design.
The course also includes:
- Technical Support
- Engineering Leadership
As part of the Manufacturing Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship framework you will also study Employment Rights and Responsibilities, and Functional Skills/GCSEs in English and maths, plus ICT.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Colchester Institute
Business Solutions 01206 712727 Business.Solutions@colchester.ac.uk
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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017