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Wienerberger Ewhurst - Level 3 Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship Wienerberger

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineering Apprentices will undertake the L3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship standard with a focus on mechatronics. Wienerberger has a wide range of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment that we will develop you to install and maintain to the highest standard.

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

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £249.30

  • Working week

    Yr 1 Mon - Thurs 8am - 4.30pm Fri 8am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001817961

  • Positions

    1 available

Who Are We?

Established in Vienna in 1819, Wienerberger AG are a market leading manufacturer of bricks in the world and the building sector’s top producer of clay roof tiles in Europe. We have circa 200 plants across 30 countries, with the UK hosting 16 production sites and our Head Office based in South Manchester employing circa 1,500 employees. We manufacture in excess of 400 products for the homebuilding, renovation and built environment markets, supported by our commitment to safety, quality and sustainability.

Why Choose an Engineering Technician Apprenticeship with Wienerberger?

Wienerberger pride ourselves on our friendly and inclusive culture and understand the importance of supporting our employees growth and development. We value our people – they are at the heart of everything we do and are instrumental to our continued success. We recognise the increasing skills gap in the engineering sector and are committed to developing the best engineers and leaders of the future. We partner with some fantastic training providers and offer an exciting, world class programme which encompasses training and development within dedicated regional and national training centres, alongside practical application and projects.

Our brand-new Centre of Excellence based at our Sandtoft site in Doncaster offers a space where our apprentices can complete essential training exercises in a workshop environment, with classrooms, a conference space and welfare facilities. Wienerberger has a wide range of mechanical, electrical, and robotic equipment and we will develop you to install and maintain these to the highest standard. To support the wider business and strengthen our future, the centre will also be available to our existing workforce to enable them to continually improve and grow.

We are also one of the first companies in the UK to be working towards gaining the Engineering Employer Apprenticeships Kitemark – a new accreditation created in partnership from Next Gen Makers and MAKE UK which will be awarded to employers who go above and beyond when delivering apprenticeships in a safe and welcoming way.

What does the role involve?

  • Ensuring the efficient and safe working of the plant by utilising the skills taught during your training
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance daily and installation of new equipment as required
  • Responding to and acting upon the fault report system
  • Fault Finding and repairing break downs for mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics or electronic faults

What does the Apprenticeship look like?

  • Year 1 – you will be based at our training provider, MAKE UK on a full-time basis, where you will learn the basics of engineering through a Level 2 qualification. You will complete practical and theoretical training in Mechanical Maintenance, Hand Fitting, Electrical Maintenance and CAD. You will go on to complete a Level 3 BTEC qualification which covers the same subjects in greater depth
  • Years 2 – 4 – you will spend up to 50% of your time (Monday to Friday) away from home as you undertake a mixture of residential learning at our national training centres, meet and train with key equipment and robotics suppliers, and undertake practical learning across all of our UK manufacturing plants. This multi-site exposure will support you in understanding the equipment you will be responsible for, build key relationships and learn from your colleagues

Wienerberger will cover the cost of your accommodation and travel.

In addition to your attaining your apprenticeship, you will also gain a number of vocational and academic qualifications which will be fully funded.

These include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 AME Mechatronics
  • Certified 3-Day First Aid

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Desire to learn about maintenance engineering

Personal qualities

  • Bags of enthusiasm
  • A ‘can-do; attitude
  • Commitment to work hard
  • Willing to travel and live away from home some of the time during years 2-4

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE at Grade 5/C or above in maths, Science, English (Literature or Language) plus 1 other subject

Future prospects

  • When you have completed your Apprenticeship, you will be eligible to take on a permanent role with us. We also provide you with the opportunity to further your technical knowledge by undertaking a degree in engineering or working towards your managerial capability with the Wienerberger Leadership Development Programme

Things to consider

What you'll get when you have completed your Apprenticeship, you will be eligible to take on a permanent role with us. We also provide you with the opportunity to further your technical knowledge by undertaking a degree in engineering or working towards your managerial capability with the Wienerberger Leadership Development Programme.

Attractive and Flexible Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Holiday Trading
  • Life Assurance
  • SIP (Share Scheme)
  • Private Medical / Dental Options
  • Tech Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Perkpal - discounts / cash back from various retailers

About the employer

At Wienerberger, it's not just our products that move fast. We're the world’s largest brick and tile manufacturer, and the market leader because we give our customers more than products and buildings - we give them exciting environments to live and work, as well as creating long lasting memories. This ability to exceed our customers' expectations makes for fast-paced careers in a dynamic environment. This could be your opportunity to further your career with an award-winning manufacturing organisation.

Employer

Wienerberger

Address

The Uhurst Works

Dorking

RH5 5QH

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

This 4 year programme will include:

  • Engineering Basic Skills training
  • Off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
  • NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
  • A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
  •  In house training in line with your requirements

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022