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Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprentice FORBO FLOORING UK LIMITED

Opening for a mechanically minded individual to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment on unique special purpose machinery.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    6.45am - 4.00pm Monday - Thursday and 6.45am - 11.45pm Friday. Occasional Saturday morning 6.00am - 12.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include: 

  • Mechanical repair of production machinery 
  • Setting of production machinery
  • Use of machine and hand tools
  • Implementing the Preventative Maintenance Schedule 
  • Learning to produce and follow Risk Assessments
  • Learning to produce and follow Method Statements
  • Using permits to work
  • Assisting with contractor control

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • PC literate
  • Able to communicate effectively with all personnel

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

  • Grade 4/C GCSE or above in maths and English or equivalent 

Future prospects

Full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship term.

About the employer

Manufacture of bespoke entrance matting products based in Halesfield, Telford. 

Forbo Flooring Systems is a leading global player in high-quality, commercial floor coverings and total solution flooring projects that include linoleum, vinyl, luxury vinyl tiles, flocked flooring, carpet tiles and entrance flooring systems.

Our values:

  • Our customers are at the heart of our business
  • Our products are innovative. They inspire our customers to create individual environments
  • Our people empower and motivate
  • Our planet we protect, invest and create a better environment




Unit G1

Halesfield 19



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mercia Management


Ellie Harper 01902 713552

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Year 1 - Foundation Competence and Knowledge
  • Year 2 and 3 - Development, Competence and Knowledge

Apprenticeship standard

Electro-mechanical engineer

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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