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Apprentice Engineer – Ink Business Unit Epson Telford Limited

Mechatronics apprentice required to ensure all engineering work & improvements have been carried out with quality of product in mind. Assist with the Production teams ongoing existing Quality issues and propose engineering solutions to reduce the DAS levels.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Start Time: 8.30am Finish Time: 5pm. 4pm finish on Friday

    Total hours per week: 41.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Health & Safety

  • To ensure the Health, Safety and welfare of all staff specifically within the department. Support as needed the relevant risk assessments, and safe systems of work, prior to work commencing.
  • Any accidents or near misses are to be reported and countermeasure implemented as required.


  • Ensure you are working to the relevant standards and procedures and in any doubt ask.
  • Ensure all engineering work & improvements have been carried out with quality of product in mind.  Assist with the Production teams ongoing existing Quality issues and propose engineering solutions to reduce the DAS levels.
  • Ensure control of all documentation in line with our ISO standards and internal procedures.


  • Ensure all parts stock is managed in line with departmental needs.
  • Track all departmental spends on a controlled document.


  • To ensure all work is focused around the achievement of plans and ensuring optimum line productivity, any delay is communicated to the relevant members, propose solutions to any line stoppages to ensure maximum up time.
  • Work with Production members and other department members to ensure access to lines for require works or modifications as and when required.


  • To ensure continuous improvement is a focus on all Ink Engineering projects.
  • Support Q2E targets from across the production departments as and when required.
  • Ensuring all improvement works are controlled from cradle to grave and all relevant members are kept informed as the project progresses, and all documentation is updated as needed.
  • Ensure all lines are standardized with any improvement modifications


  • To ensure good two-way communication between all members of the department.


  • Ensure all activities are carried out in line with the company’s policies and procedures, to continually look at reducing waste of all types and ensure waste is correctly segregated.


  • To investigate, propose and apply continuous improvements and ideas to existing machines.
  • To promote and support internal companywide Activities (Suggestion Scheme, SGA’s, 5S Activities, Audits etc.) in line with company targets.

General responsibilities

  • To always demonstrate a professional attitude.
  • Comply with IT security policy, undertake working duties with ISM requirements i.e., use of appropriate controls for confidential information.
  • To maintain 5S levels in line with showroom factory conditions.
  • To undertake other duties as and when required within Epson.


  • Hand Tools

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in an accurate and methodical manner
  • Work by self or part of a team.
  • Experience of using MS office
  • Able to develop good working relationships with a variety of colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn
  • Take ownership of tasks
  • Personable
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn
  • Interest in Engineering

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade 4-7
  • Experience of Microsoft Office

Minimum 2 x A ‘Levels Grade A-C.

Future prospects

To progress to be a fully qualified maintenance engineer with potential to progress onto a HNC apprenticeship

About the employer

We work with customers across the world to create total solutions that cover all aspects of a business, from planning and design to implementation, maintenance and ongoing support.

We build strong partnerships that last and evolve, that meet changing needs and harness the latest technologies. Strong relationships are key, with customers, employees and partners representing the Epson brand.

Supporting our customers is one of our highest priorities, so we offer care that extends beyond the purchase of our products. Examples include Epson’s service solutions, that provide the back-up you need to keep your business moving, and our flexible range of Managed Print Services, that provide cost-effective printing operations suited to your needs.


Epson Telford Limited


P O Box 1



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Leighanne Omisore 07570952071

Level 3 (Advanced ) Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship Standard

This is a four year apprenticeship resulting in an Advanced Level 3 Engineering Technician in Maintenance. The successful apprentice will be required to travel to MCMT, Bridgnorth, WV15 5HR three days per week for the first 18 months.

Please ensure you are able to travel to both the college and employer sites.

Training will include:

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations & Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Working Effectively and Efficiently in an Engineering Environment
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information
  • Conducting Business Improvement Techniques (in induction)
  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Assembling & Testing Fluid Power Systems
  • Maintaining Electrical Equipment/Systems
  • Wiring and Testing Electrical Equipment Circuits
  • Preparing & Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing & Using Milling Machines
  • Producing CAD Models (drawings) using a CAD System
  • General Welding Applications

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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