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Maintenance Apprentice S G Technologies Group Limited

SG Tec are looking for a Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician to become part of our busy team working predominately in maintenance. All work is fully supervised and fully supported.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 8.30am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

An opportunity to gain practical experience in a British owned company which competes in a global business market.  You will be working alongside skilled engineers, making, maintaining, improving automated manufacturing equipment and supplying products to prestigious customers in the automotive and other sectors. 

You will be working across both sites, be responsible for undertaking Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM), diagnostics and repairs, on Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools, robot cells, automated plant, troubleshooting issues to maintain productivity and all associated production plant and equipment.

Daily duties to include but not be limited to:

SG Tec are looking for a Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician to become part of our busy team working predominately in maintenance in the following areas but not just limited to them. All  work is fully supervised and fully supported.

  • Support the Maintenance department in the completion of the scheduled planned maintenance activities
  • Contribute ideas to improve the planned maintenance schedule such as:
  1. Incorporation of work instructions
  2. Using mean time failure to drive improvements
  3. Analysing break down data
  • To support basic machining activities
  • Effectively use the computerised maintenance system (E-Maint) to clear works orders for managed/planned maintenance schedule
  • Participate & support in cross functional process improvement team meetings & actively participate in team production meetings
  • Learn safe practices at work and knowledge of the necessary statutory requirements under the Health and Safety and Safety at Work Act
  • Take part in all training and development activities as required to ensure successful completion of the apprenticeship requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literacy & proficiency with Microsoft programs 

Personal qualities

  • Ability to interact with people on all levels
  • Welcomes & takes actions on feedback received
  • Understands the bigger picture of how their actions impact the organisation
  • Be committed to your own development
  • Make the most of opportunities given
  • Have lived in the UK or EEA for the last 3 years
  • Be resident in the UK for the duration of the program

Desired qualifications

Applicants should have GCSE standard qualifications (maths, English and a science subject grade 4 or above) or level 2 equivalent and demonstrate an enthusiasm and aptitude for the skills taught in the apprenticeship. 

Future prospects

Successful Apprentices will be offered a permanent position.

There is the opportunity to study to Degree Level.

Things to consider

This position is based in Rainham Essex. 

About the employer

SG Technologies is a British owned company, competing in a global manufacturing market for over 60 years. We produce high-performance magnetic components and assemblies. Our products are used by blue chip clients in highly technical applications for consumer electronics, automotive (including electric vehicles) and industrial sectors. From our base in Rainham, in the London Borough of Havering East London, we employ over 200 people and produce over 100 million parts a year, almost all of which are exported.

Apprenticeships within SGTec are seen and valued as high-quality pathways to successful careers. Our Apprenticeship scheme will enable you to gain hands-on experience and knowledge whilst achieving a recognised qualification in a company that is really going places.

We seek apprentices who show passion for what they do. We want team players who can set their own targets, bring ideas to the table and give their best every day.


S G Technologies Group Limited


Ferry Lane


RM13 9YH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College


Diane Ridgley 07855701273

Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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