Apprentice Technical Sales Engineer TORUS MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS LIMITED

You will work closely with the Existing Sales and Engineering Teams to develop a full understanding of the range of Measurement and Inspection equipment Manufactured by Torus Measurement Systems, which in turn will enable you to provide technical support to both Customers and Internal Departments in support of the Sales function.

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Closing date: 11 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 39 hrs per week. (1 day release per week to attend college).

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide Technical explanations to customers, promoting how products can solve specific problems, representing the technical aspects of the product and propose how these aspects can benefit the customer. You will develop a strong technical understanding of the complexities of the Torus product range to enable you to eventually promote products independently to Customers.


  • You will be expected to process orders on a day to day basis following the Procedures and policies in place to ensure continuity of information and supply to customers and internal departments is maintained to the highest level. You will support in all aspects of the sales function as you progress in your apprenticeship.   
  • Advising customers on application of Products and services.
  • Applying technical skills to demonstrate equipment to potential customers, promoting the product or service and how it may suit the customer better than competing products.
  • Liaising with customers to determine technical requirements and specifications. 
  • Trial Customer Components within Torus systems to ensure that the Customers technical requirements can be met. 
  • Collaborate with the design, production, engineering, or research and development departments of the company to determine how products and services fit the Customers requirements.
  • Generate Technical reports. 
  • Create Technical Specifications
  • Create Marketing material content
  • Generate Quotations.
  • Process customer orders.
  • Process customer order acknowledgements.
  • Travel to customer sites both in the UK and Abroad. 

The training you will be getting

For the Level 4 HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, it is compulsory that learners attend training centre to achieve knowledge, understanding and competence in the following subjects:

  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Maintaining Electrical Equipment & Systems 
  • Wiring & Testing Electrical Equipment & Circuits

For the Level 4 Diploma in Engineering Manufacture learners have the following subjects to select specific units from subject to their individual requirements, qualification requirements and correlation to their job role:

  • Research
  • New Product Development
  • Design
  • Engineering & Manufacture
  • Council for Administration – Leadership & Team Skills
  • Business Improvement Techniques

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for a permanent position 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


Other Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship Qualification (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

Torus Measurement Systems Limited based at our main site and head office in Telford UK supply automated measurement and testing machinery direct to our high volume manufacturing clients around the world. Providing both on-line and off-line data using a range of sensing and software technologies, our systems enable clients to control high speed processes, reduce costs and maintain quality often in demanding environments. Our metrology services are supplied and supported either direct from the UK, through our Torus Americas based subsidiary below or through a network of global partners. Our inspection services and products business also based in Telford UK provide high level Contract Inspection, Scanning, Machine Programming, CMM Training Courses, UKAS Verification, Calibration and related work holding products to all customers who have a requirement for maintaining and improving product quality, developing new products and meeting intermittent peak demand for quality control. Our business is registered to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 10360 and accredited to UKAS calibration standards for machine verification and first principles measurements. Our procedures are maintained, externally audited and rigidly enforced to guarantee best practice.




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Leighanne Omisore


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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