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Engineering Technician Apprentice SMR Automotive Mirrors UK Ltd

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Technician Apprentice for our client, SMR. Working in this role you will have an eye for detail and be interested in making sure that things are correct. This is a role that will include problem solving and working collaboratively to ensure that we are making brilliant products.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

    Salary range is £15,000 - £20,000

  • Working week

    07:45 - 16:45 Monday to Thursday with a 30-minute unpaid break each day. 07:45 - 12:45 Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066616

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Metrology apprentice this programme forms part of your companies succession planning for the future.

  • As a Metrology Apprentice, you will learn how to conduct measurements to aid validation to the requirement of projects
  • Comply with company operating procedures for dimensional verification in an approved sequence as directed by the Metrology Engineer
  • Issue reasoned reports with supporting data/evidence, in an approved format
  • Support Calibration through periodic measurement of gauges
  • Support internal departments with development and problem solving for new products
  • Ensure Metrology equipment is checked daily to ensure it is operating correctly and to report any defects promptly
  • Dispose of any waste materials in accordance with Company policies & procedures
  • Support team members to ensure efficient accuracy and timing

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

You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant engineering skills centre for off-the-job training.  You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, how to conduct business improvement activities, use Computer Aided Design software, general machining, fitting techniques, how to maintain mechanical equipment, how to assemble and test electronic circuits as well as general welding techniques. Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 BTEC technical certificate and work-based qualification delivered by PETA.

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) – Technical Support

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

You will complete the Engineering Technician (Technical Support) Apprenticeship Standard

Overall duration 48 months.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are a strongly connected global team, spanning worldwide, that is committed to continuous improvement which facilitates the development of our employees. Various progression routes will be available on successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Team working, Basic mechanical understanding, Experience using hand tools

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits: 205 hours holiday per year plus Bank Holidays. Holiday Purchase Scheme. Flexi-Time. Dress Down Fridays. Employee Recognition Scheme. Life Assurance. Cycle2Work Scheme. Free car parking. Contributory pension scheme. We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

About the employer

At SMR we believe that our people are our biggest asset and that the capability of the company is the combined competence of all of us. Join our team and experience the spirit of a well-networked global enterprise offering exciting projects and outstanding development opportunities. We are a strongly connected global team, spanning worldwide, that is committed to continuous improvement which facilitates the development of our employees. We have created an open, friendly, team-based atmosphere which is competitive, yet collaborative, and hardworking but fun.

Employer

SMR Automotive Mirrors UK Ltd

Address

Portchester 2

Castle Trading Estate

Fareham

PO16 9SD

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Training

Training provider

PETA LIMITED

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: 31 Aug 2022