Apprentice Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician ESSENTRA COMPONENTS LIMITED
The Maintenance Apprentice is to assist with the maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment, infrastructure, and facilities with the opportunity for advancing into a qualified engineer. Essentra engineers and external training providers will support the development of the Apprentice while providing the efficient operation of plant machinery.
Closing date: 29 Aug 2022
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
06 Jul 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
· Assisting in Maintaining all plant machinery to ensure safe, continual and efficient operations.
· Supporting the periodic and preventive maintenance regimes.
· Assisting with emergency troubleshooting and maintenance support.
· Achieving maintenance goals, activity scheduling and work completion to ensure manufacturing targets are continually achieved.
· Update records of work activities, tasks carried out, parts used through stores and instruction passed on between team members.
· Work closely with engineers in finding ways to improve processes and increase machine reliability and performance.
· Assist with specific projects within or outside the Engineering Department.
· Attending external training and development at a suitable institution, primarily on day-release basis, in order to gain an engineering qualification leading to a fully qualified Maintenance Engineer.
· Attending specialist internal training and development courses to complement the above qualification.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
ST0154 Maintenance& Operations Engineering Technician Standard.
College: Technology Campus Oxford OX4 6HN.
Level 2 attend 2 days per week.
Level 3 attend 1 day per week.
Generic code to identify ILR programme aims 4342
Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering L2
Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering L3
NVQ Engineering Maintenance L3
First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment. Relevant industry health and safety standards, regulations, and environmental and regulatory requirements. Maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment. The relevant engineering theories and principles relative to their occupation, Comply with industry health, safety and environmental working practices and regulations, Locate, and rectify faults on plant and equipment, Communicate with and provide information to stakeholders in line with personal role and responsibilities, Read, understand and interpret information and work in compliance with technical specifications and supporting documentation, Prepare work areas to undertake work related activities and reinstate those areas after the completion of the work related activities. Inspect and maintain appropriate plant and equipment to meet operational requirements. Assess and test the performance and condition of plant and equipment. Communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate engineering process has been completed to specification
Health and Safety – follows health and safety policies and procedures and be prepared to challenge unsafe behaviour using appropriate techniques to ensure the protection of people and property when working alone and/or with appropriate supervision. Quality focused – ensures that work achieves quality standard both occupationally and personally. Working with others – can work well with people from different disciplines, backgrounds and expertise to accomplish an activity safely and on time. Interpersonal skills – gets along well with others and considers their needs and concerns. Critical reasoning – uses resources, techniques and obtained facts to develop sound solutions while recognising and defining problems. Sustainability and ethical behaviour – behaves ethically and undertakes work in a way that contributes to sustainable development. Risk awareness – demonstrates high concentration, the desire to reduce risks, ability to be compliant and awareness of change, through regular monitoring and checking of information
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, and subject to you meeting the criteria required, there may be an opportunity to continue with us as a full-time member of the team which could lead to an exciting and rewarding future career.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Vocational subjects (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
Maintenance and operations engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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