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Apprentice Production Technician PEAK SENSORS LTD

Peak Sensors has been manufacturing temperature sensors for 24 years, achieving growth and breaking company records. We are striving to be a world-class manufacturer of temperature sensors and be flexible to our customers’ needs. As we grow, we are looking to add an enthusiastic apprentice to the team to help enable our growth.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

    Quarterly bonus - 10% profits are divided equally to eligible employees. Generous pensions scheme available.

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 6am-2pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000057768

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will learn about the company and how we manufacture. The candidate will be working in a workshop environment with tools, equipment and materials to manufacture temperature measurement devices. Working with a former apprentice and now Production Supervisor you will develop key skills to grow within Peak Sensors. Full-training will be provided for you to become an integral part of the team.

The candidate will be working in a workshop environment with tools, equipment and materials to manufacture temperature measurement devices. Working with a former apprentice and now Production Supervisor you will develop key skills to grow within Peak Sensors. Full-training will be provided for you to become an integral part of the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture of temperature sensors
  • Assembling and testing of temperature sensors
  • Soldering/welding of metal work
  • Reviewing and understanding works processes/technical documentation
  • Enthusiasm for this type of role, excellent time-keeping and reliability
  • Packing products for despatch
  • Good house-keeping

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

 Progression onto roles such as;

Production Technician > Production Supervisor > Production Manager

Production Technician > Manufacturing Engineer > Operations Manager


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or Above) Desired

Things to consider

Flexi-time is offered for all employees, but there is also a requirement to ensure goods are received and delivered in a timely manner. Working hours are typically 6am - 2pm. Manual dexterity

About the employer

Peak Sensors has been manufacturing temperature sensors for 24 years, achieving growth and breaking company records. We are striving to be a world-class manufacturer of temperature sensors and be flexible to our customers’ needs. As we grow and develop, we are looking to add an enthusiastic apprentice to the team to help enable our growth and their own.

Employer

PEAK SENSORS LTD

Address

THE BRIDGE

BERESFORD WAY

CHESTERFIELD

S41 9FG

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Contact

Rebecca Worth

worthr@chesterfield.ac.uk

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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