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In this world-class company, you will learn to provide and develop engineering support to efficiently deliver engineering solutions, ensuring that Stoba deliver on time, on budget, items fit for purpose and give advice to both the company and customers.

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    08:00-16:00 (half hour lunch break). Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working closely with the Senior Engineering Team and both the Production and Quality Departments to ensure the successful delivery of the project, e.g. prototype manufacture, purchasing materials and tooling, R&D drawings, tool design, manufacture and development.

Learning and Development End Goals as part of the Engineering Team, you will learn to:

  • Manage mechanical engineering projects and processes
  • Define processes, designing fixtures, tooling and gauging
  • Developing fault finding processes and assisting with machine problems and repairs as needed
  • Manufacturing equipment, programming, setting and "proving out"
  • Contributing to and creating documentation and procedures
  • Project engineering, incorporating mechanical design, prototype manufacture and R&D
  • Final inspection of parts
  • Customer and supplier liaison, reporting and attendance of meetings possible at customer premises
  • Managing version control of drawings and specifications
  • Compilation and communication of bills of materials, method statements and procedures
  • Providing technical support where necessary and effectively manage change
  • Investigation of problems and complaints
  • Adhering to ongoing departmental Health and Safety

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information
  • Attention for detail
  • Organised, problem solving and ability to document/record information
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Committed and motivated to complete NVQ assignments
  • Effective team worker
  • Interest in how things work and are made

Desired qualifications

  • 5 X GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C (4/5) and above including maths and English. Science and ICT an advantage

Future prospects

To become a fully qualified Project Engineer with Stoba, gaining nationally recognised qualifications.

Things to consider

Like all apprenticeships, this requires a long-term commitment - there will be assignments and logbook entries to complete as well as homework. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top company whilst you work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

About the employer

Stoba Prazisionstechnik specialise in the manufacture of high precision metal components for the automotive industry. The company produces complex machined components for high-pressure injection systems. Stoba employs 600 workers in the manufacturing plants of Backnang (Ger), Small Dole (GB) and Yantai (China).




Unit Z1

Mackley Industrial Estate, Henfield Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sigta Ltd


Brian Bliss 01273 494379

Engineering Technician L3 Apprenticeship Standard - this will include on-site training at Stoba and day release attendance at College.

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved the following qualifications:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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