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Engineering Technician Apprentice GUTTERMASTER LIMITED

We are looking to offer the right candidate the opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship as Engineering Technician: Technical Support Technician whilst working as part of the Operations & Manufacturing Team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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

    Monday - Thursday, 08:30 - 17:30 and Friday, 08:30 - 14:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001802842

  • Positions

    1 available

You will learn a variety of tasks and skills related to this position including: 

  • Health and safety regulations
  • General engineering/manufacturing mathematical and scientific principles, methods, techniques, symbols, and calculations as required for manufacturing the range of systems supplied 
  • Knowledge of aluminium and steel alloy properties and their characteristics
  • Problem solving
  • Manufacturing processes and co-ordinating orders in manufacture 
  • Processing orders for manufacture using Sage 50 Accounts software and producing manufacturing drawings
  • Interpretation of architectural and manufacturing drawings
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers and internal departments
  • Recording quality and quantity checks
  • Co-ordination of manufactured items and bought in materials
  • Operating a stringent goods-in and goods-out procedure 
  • Identifying the most cost-efficient methods of transport
  • Organising transport through the company's networks of hauliers and couriers
  • Assembly of engineered components & stocktaking  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective communication skills - both written and oral
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, strong IT skills, with ability to quickly learn new systems 
  • Excellent organisational skills, including ability to manage own time and meet deadlines 

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated 
  • Flexible attitude and approach
  • Team players with ability to influence others to 'get the job done'
  • Self-starter, able to take the initiative and solve problems
  • A thorough, methodical and committed approach to work
  • Ability to juggle several key priorities effectively
  • 'Finisher' - does not need chasing or reminding
  • Attention to detail - 'right first time' approach

Desired qualifications

3 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and a science.

Future prospects

Permanent full-time employment as a qualified engineer. 


About the employer

Guttermaster- A manufacturer of rainwater disposal systems and architectural fabrications.

Fusion Facades- A manufacturer of aluminium rainscreen cladding systems.

Employer

GUTTERMASTER LIMITED

Address

Healey Works

Shawclough Trading Estate, Shawclough Road

Rochdale

OL12 6ND

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Training

Training provider

OLDHAM ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED (THE)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (The)

Contact

Melanie Bailey 0161 624 5360 recruitment@otctraining.co.uk

The training duration of the Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard is usually 42 months, plus up to an additional 3 months to complete the End-Point Assessment.

Full training will be provided by the employer with day release to be carried out at OTC. 

Qualifications could include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) - for all starts from 1st July 2017

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2022