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Maintenance Engineer Apprentice KERN LTD

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Maintenance Apprentice for our client, Kern Ltd. As a Maintenance Engineer you will be interested in taking things apart to find out how they work. This role will involve carrying out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance on plant /equipment.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,500.00

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri 08:00 to 16:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069786

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining the Company team as a Maintenance Engineer Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the manufacturing processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Respond to requests for assistance
  • Become competent locating and rectifying faults on machinery
  • Identify the best solutions when making repairs
  • Become competent ordering replacement parts
  • Learn how to record all changes made to equipment and plant
  • Become competent performing a range of routine machine build and refurbishments
  • Communicate, handover and confirm that the repair or preventative process has been completed using our tracking system

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

This Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship programme forms part of Company succession planning for the future.

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 training centre for off-the-job training.  You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools. Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Overall duration 45 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With a supportive learning environment Kern can offer further progression opportunities on successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Motivation and drive, Positive attitude, Willing to learn, Good hand to eye co-ordination, Good level of dexterity

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits: Company pension scheme after qualification period. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 27 after 5 years continued service. Free parking on site. Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities. Overtime available. 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

Kern offers a supportive learning environment; we have a great track record producing excellent maintenance engineers. We value teamwork and the individual; we are supportive of personal and professional development and want to help you to establish a career path with us. We are people focused as we know our team are a greatest asset.

Employer

KERN LTD

Address

5 SOPWITH PARK

CONCORD WAY

SEGENSWORTH NORTH

PO15 5RT

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Training

Training provider

PETA LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations 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