Quality / Inspection Engineering Apprentice LONE STAR LEEDS LIMITED
With a long-standing history and second to none apprenticeship programme, LoneStar is looking for the freshest engineering talent to join their Leeds operations. This apprenticeship leads you to become a skilled Mechanical Engineer within the Quality & Inspection Departments. So, are you ready for the commitment and challenge to succeed?
Closing date: 30 Aug 2022
This is a starting rate based on applicants without any prior experience and/or attainment. This could change based on those factors. Incremental rises will be awarded on an annual basis, which will lead to a skilled rate salary.
Total hours per week: 37
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
20 May 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Purpose of the role:
The apprentice will be trained to become a member of our highly skilled team of engineers consisting of skilled millers, turners, fitters & grinders, and inspectors for potential future progression within the company.
- Approve finished products by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work
- Keep measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions and advising the Quality Engineer / Senior Quality Manager should any repairs be required.
- Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
- Retrain where needed to develop the business
- Cooperate with the organisation, undertaking any other given role within their capabilities
Experience that will be gained from your apprenticeship:
- Ability to read and understand Engineering Drawings
- Ability to use standard engineering equipment
- Competent in the inspection of machined components
- Ability to programme or run co-ordinate Mitutoyo CNC CMM measuring machines
- Understanding of non-conforming product procedures
- Ability to understand customer specifications
- Ability to use Rockwell and Brinell Hardness test machines
- Ability to use Faro Arms
- Ability to use Trimos vertical Height Gauge
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training to be provided:
Engineering Technician - Technical Support Technician Apprenticeship Standard
Year 1 - 1 Day a week at Appris Training Centre, Bradford: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence - Mechanical)
Year 2 & 3 - 1 Day a week at Appris Training Centre, Bradford: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge - Mechanical)
Year 2 to Year 4 - Workplace qualification: EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Technical Support Technician (Quality)
Internal training, development and mentoring with highly skilled engineers in a variety of project and support based areas and other engineering related duties and requirements.
In your 4th Year, you will continue to work towards your occupational competency in engineering and prepare for independent end-point assessments.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Successful apprentices can look forward to further learning and development, which can lead to internal promotion and increased pay.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade minimum of C/4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade minimum of C/4 or equivalent) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (general or mechanical) (Grade Level 2 +) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
APPRIS CHARITY LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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