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STI Limited seek to recruit an enthusiastic and driven person who has a passion for engineering, to work within their Manufacturing / Wiring Team. This role will vary from working on small mechanical/wired assemblies, complex LRU’s up to 19” Rack Systems and Naval Antennas.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (Exact shifts confirmed upon interview) Flexitime is also available

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


• Looming and routing of different types of cables.
• Use of crimp tools and being able to identify the correct one, e.g. DMC, Huber + Suhner, Molex + others.
• Connector terminations – RF, Data, Power, Semi Rigid (forming and termination).
• Multi pin connectors (D-type to 55-way circular) including EMC protection.
• Basic soldering on connectors and cables.
• Slip rings, cables with junctions, splices (soldered and crimped), multi core cables.
• Rack assemblies with fixed units, wiring basic racks, Power, RF and Data wiring.
• Assembly and wiring of racks with withdrawable units, fitting of waveguide connectors.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, A good level of dexterity, A hardworking approach, An interest in Engineering, Accuracy


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/B+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B+) Essential

Things to consider

Company Benefits: We offer 23 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays & Flex Days), Flexible Working, Company Pension Scheme, Health Cash Back Scheme, a range of discounts and excellent training and development opportunities.

About the employer

STI Limited are a Contract Electronics Manufacturer, serving world-class customers in high-reliability industries by providing a complete set of electronics design and manufacturing solutions and the Poynton site specialises in the manufacture of bespoke SATCOM RF products used in defence and aerospace sectors. We have a longstanding and enviable history of supply excellence for more than 40 years providing a wide range of products, ranging from RF microwave components to complete SATCOM terminals.




First Avenue

Poynton Industrial Estate


SK12 1NE

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Training provider



Maxim Business Training

01625 410 000

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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