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Apprentice Engineer - Maintenance Department Epson Telford Limited

We are seeking to employ and train a Maintenance Apprentice. You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing. The initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as maintenance engineer.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £Unknown

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.15am - 5.15pm and Friday 8.15am - 1.15pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001828518

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice maintenance engineer you will develop skills enabling you to perform the following duties:

  • Monitor the operation and maintain the standard of cleanliness of the Clean Room and Blending areas
  • Support operators and monitor the operation of production line equipment, both manufacturing and test whilst maintaining the efficient operation of it
  • Support shift Engineers and technicians with day to day Engineering tasks (Preventative and Reactive maintenance)
  • To respond effectively to all production line queries, ensuring the maximum level of support is given at all times
  • To review current machinery operations and engineer out recurring issues and inefficiencies using modern engineering techniques and technology.

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

Quality:

  • Ensure you are working to the relevant standards and procedures and in any doubt ask
  • Support, as directed, with the achievement of service levels for the provision of planned maintenance and helpdesk requests
  • To ensure that all tasks and requests are carried out in line with Company Policy and procedures
  • To ensure compliance with all ETL quality standards

Cost/Delivery:

  • Support with the rectification of electrical and mechanical breakdowns and repairs.
  • Carry out installation work to electrical and mechanical services as directed by task supervisor
  • Achievement learning objectives detailed by the learning provider, overseeing professional development
  • Support department in achievement of business plan objectives
  • Complete relevant statistical information within agreed deadlines
  • To assist in the development of departmental procedures and ‘Know-How’ materials

Productivity:

  • Actively encourages, is receptive to and recognizes ideas and suggestions for improvements
  • Manages own self development and encourages the same in others
  • Thinks creatively around problems - tries loss of solutions until one is successful
  • Regularly delivers desired results, achieves targets or deadlines and is prudent with resources
  • Pays attention to Instructors and undertakes tasks to the best of one’s ability
  • Identify learning opportunities and exploit then to the full
  • Always act responsibly and professionally
  • Develop a customer focused approach to work activities

Morale:

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

Environmental:

  • 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

Kaizen:

  • 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

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

  • 3 GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English Language and Science at Grade 6/B or above

Future prospects

Potential for permanent employment 

Things to consider

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

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


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.

Employer

Epson Telford Limited

Address

P O Box 1

Telford

TF1 7YD

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Training

Training provider

IN-COMM TRAINING AND BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED

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

Contact

Leighanne Omisore 07570 952071 Leighanneo@in-comm.co.uk

Level 3 (Advanced ) Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship Standard.

Training will include attending college full time for the first 12 months, followed by one day per week at the college for the remaining two years.

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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