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Mechatronics Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Electrical bias SAMWORTH BROTHERS LIMITED

Samworth Brothers are looking for a Mechatronics Maintenance Engineer apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team. The aim of this position so that you are responsible for optimising the running and maintenance of equipment in the company.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,203.20

  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employer at the interview.

    Total hours per week: 42

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097895

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will work alongside our maintenance team and to learn skills on the job to become a skilled FMCG Engineer, as well as gain knowledge via the AMRC Training Centre. The postholder will shadow our multi skilled engineers and GMP procedures  with reference to technical as well as health and safety requirements.

Tasks/responsibilities:

  • To gain the ability to approach problems in a logical and structured manner aiming to generate effective solutions
  • To convey or share ideas and feelings effectively using verbal and written communication skills as well as demonstrate effective listening and questioning skills
  • Maintaining mechanical systems and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical systems and equipment
  • Maintaining pneumatic systems and equipment

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

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 standard.

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) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognized qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Fast learner, Disciplined, Able to follow instructions, Flexible, Punctual, Well presented

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C or grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths Higher Paper (Grade C or grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The first year you will attend the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre, full time for an initial block of study. One Friday a month you will return to your workplace. After this block training you will attend the Centre for 1 day a week to undertake knowledge study. The remaining 4 days will be spent in company learning on the job.

About the employer

We have been part of Samworth Brothers for just over 3 years now. We are a site within the food to go sector and produce sandwiches, wraps and sub rolls for Tesco. Samworth Brothers are a fourth general family company employing over 10,000 people in well invested, modern food manufacturing sites around the UK.

Employer

SAMWORTH BROTHERS LIMITED

Address

Manton Wood

Manton Wood Enterprise Park Worksop,

Worksop

S80 2RS

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Contact

Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023