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Engineering Apprentice – Product Support Engineer Videndum Production Solutions Limited

Videndum's Production Solutions Division designs, manufactures and distributes technically advanced products which give broadcasters, film studios, video production companies and independent content creators. They are currently looking for a an engineering apprentice join their team and train to degree-level.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Weeks

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000074179

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties:

· To work closely with the design team to assist in resolving electro-mechanical design issues affecting manufacturing or customers.

· To undertake design updates and enhancements to existing products.

· To take part in structured problem-solving processes

· To help gather and analyse data to support root-cause analysis

· To work closely with the Development Department to undertake testing and evaluation of designs

· Undertake mechanical engineering design and apply appropriate standards to implement solutions.

· Planning, coordinating and conducting tests, and producing written technical reports based on the findings.

· Manufacturing prototype parts using both conventional and CNC (CAD/CAM) machining methods.

· Undertake electro-mechanical assembly.

 

The idea candidate will have:

· Sound practical bias

· Understanding of basic engineering theory and ability to apply it practically

· Experience of precision machined parts, castings, plastics, drive mechanisms and transmissions

· Ability and desire to learn new skills

· Professional approach

· Excellent written and verbal communication

· Structured approach to planning and carrying out tasks

· Detailed and methodical approach to record keeping

· Ability to use own initiative to address problems and present solutions

· Attention to detail ability

· An understanding of own limitations with regards to safety of self and others, especially in connection with maintenance duties.

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

  • The learner will be studying the Level 6 Manufacturing Engineer Degree BSc (Hons) Apprenticeship standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to obtain permanent employment throughout Apprenticeship and on completion of the Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Initiative

Qualifications

BTEC or equivalent Engineering Level 3 (Grade DDD) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C+) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that this job description is not an exhaustive list of the duties that you may be required to perform and the company reserves the right to make amendments to the job description at any time, which may include adding or removing items from the list of duties outlined above. Recruitment Pack is to be attached separately.

About the employer

Videndum plc is an international group principally serving customers in the "image capture and content creation" market. Videndum plc has three divisions: Media Solutions, Production Solutions and Creative Solutions. Videndum's Production Solutions Division designs, manufactures and distributes technically advanced products which give broadcasters, film studios, video production companies and independent content creators total confidence in the production equipment they depend upon to capture and share world class footage. Products include video heads, tripods, lights, batteries and specialty camera systems.

Employer

Videndum Production Solutions Limited

Address

Videndum Productions Solutions Ltd, William Vinten Building, Easlea Road

BURY ST. EDMUNDS

IP32 7BY

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Manufacturing engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2022