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Apprentice Service Engineer VWM Ltd

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Service Engineer based in Colne, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £159.10

    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

    37 Hours per week - Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001747485

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is for a Trainee Service Engineer based in Colne, Lancashire. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.

This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

The main responsibilities of an Engineering Maintenance Technician are:

  • Maintaining machinery and equipment
  • Trouble shooting issues to maintain productivity
  • Repairing faults in machinery and equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem solving
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to use differing tools and equipment

Personal qualities

  • Must possess an interest in Engineering
  • Good timekeeping and attendance
     

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including English and maths.
  • Science and Technology is desirable.
  • Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable

Future prospects

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.


About the employer

VWM have been in the woodworking industry now for over 30 years, established in 1981 by William Varey.

Employer

VWM Ltd

Address

Lodge Holme

Skipton Road

Colne

BB8 8RA

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Chris Cumpstey 01254 54659

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
  • L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
     

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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