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Engineering Apprentice CONSTELLIUM UK LTD

We require an enthusiastic apprentice to learn and develop in our engineering departments. As automotive markets develop this is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to grow with the company.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,300.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    41 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065008

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are offering a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship for a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Level 3. You will spend time on site with the engineering team, and you will also spend time at college, where you can meet other apprentices and learn more about the technical aspects of engineering. You will be learning;

  • Provide technical support and expertise for all areas of the business.
  • Engineering and Manufacturing functions including communications software, test, analysis tools, measurement, off and on line programming, process control, performance and continuous improvement solutions.
  • Carrying out complex fault diagnosis and repair activities on high technology engineered systems such as:
  • Maintaining mechanical equipment
  • Maintaining fluid & pneumatic power equipment
  • Maintaining electrical & electronic equipment
  • Maintaining process control equipment

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

During your apprenticeship you will attend Kingston College for your off the job training. 

Engineering Technicians in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes, or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development
  • Apprenticeships are flexible and are designed to offer a structured programme of learning to fit around the needs of the individual and employer.
  • Learning takes place mainly during employment through the development of on the job skills, supported by college tuition Both the on and off job elements of the Apprenticeship lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments. Typically the work would cover a broad range of activities include installation, testing, fault finding and the on-going planned maintenance of complex automated equipment. This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion you will be able to take your career in a variety of different directions, including; Skilled technical support engineer, team leader, manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4) Desired

About the employer

A global leader in aluminium transformation, Constellium designs and manufactures innovative and high value-added aluminium products and components. From window frames to railcars, auto bodies and aircrafts, and from solar reflectors to perfume containers and beverage cans, aluminium products are used throughout daily life. Constellium serves a global customer base operating in markets as diverse as aerospace, automotive, construction, packaging, renewable energy and transportation. A global leader in aluminium transformation, Constellium designs and manufactures innovative and high value-added aluminium products and components. From window frames to railcars, auto bodies and aircrafts, and from solar reflectors to perfume containers and beverage cans, aluminium products are used throughout daily life. Constellium serves a global customer base operating in markets as diverse as aerospace, automotive, construction, packaging, renewable energy and transportation.

Employer

CONSTELLIUM UK LTD

Address

Constellium University Technology Centre, Brunel University, Kingston Lane

UXBRIDGE

UB8 3PH

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Aug 2022