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Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice SURTECO UK LTD

This vacancy is for a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice based in Burnley, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

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.

The main responsibilities of an Engineering Maintenance Technician are:
* Maintaining machinery and equipment
* Trouble shooting issues to maintain productivity
* Repairing faults in machinery and equipment

Job Description
* Monitoring and maintaining the running of the plant, equipment and systems in line with a preventative maintenance schedule
* Reacting immediately to emergency breakdowns of plant and equipment
* Ensuring that equipment is reliable and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
* Implementing modifications in the manufacturing process (this can include manufacturing and fitting new parts or modifying existing parts where necessary)
* Work in a safe manner following all Health and Safety regulations
* Following all IMS procedures relating to his/her own work activities
* Liaising with Managers/Team Leaders and other departments as required
* To work as an integral part of the Engineering Team to ensure that work is carried out as efficiently as possible
* To attend training courses as and when required. I.e. renewal of licences and updating of knowledge

The role holder is expected to:
* Have the ability to work as part of a team
* Be computer literate i.e. internet and intranet, all Microsoft packages
* Be flexible and committed approach to all tasks
* Have excellent time management
* Ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place
* Comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation
* Update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required
* Comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company.

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

* L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence).
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
* L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Accuracy, Good Timekeeping, Proactive


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
GCSE or equivalent Technology (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

SURTECO is the world wide leading supplier of surface technology in the field of decorative surface foils and edgebanding based on hightech special papers and thermoplastics. It is the declared aim of SURTECO to further expand global presence by means of internal and external growth in this field. The group of companies promotes further synergy through the close co-operation of the Doellken Group with BauschLinnemann - the specialist in paper based surfaces for furniture and the decorative printing company SURTECO DECOR.







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Training provider



Grace Gardner

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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