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Engineering Apprentice OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC

Oxford Instruments NanoAnalysis wishes to recruit and train an apprentice to become a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer in High Wycombe. Oxford Instruments NanoAnalysis provides leading-edge tools that enable materials characterisation and sample manipulation at the nanometre scale.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7am - 12pm - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000099126

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend college of further education selected by the company
  • Undertake training
  • Manufacture and test all products
  • Problem solving and fault finding
  • Implement improvements
  • Quality control
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning and Supply Chains
  • MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning)
  • Change management
  • Support planning, prioritising, and coordinating available resources
  • Be able to recognise team customers both internal and external and strive to satisfy their needs

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

Engineering Fitter Level 3

Qualifications included:

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
  • Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - maths (If required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential promotion to Operations Technician or other roles in the operations team i.e. Manufacturing Engineering.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent A min five GCSE's inc Math,Eng,Sci (Grade (4-9) C and above) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants should have an interest in Engineering and the Manufacturing Industry.

About the employer

Oxford Instruments NanoAnalysis provides leading-edge tools that enable materials characterisation and sample manipulation at the nanometre scale. Used on electron microscopes (SEM and TEM) and ion-beam systems (FIB), our tools are used for R&D across a wide range of academic and industrial applications including semiconductors, renewable energy, mining, metallurgy, and forensics.

Employer

OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC

Address

Halifax Road

Cressex Business Park

High Wycombe

HP12 3SE

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Training

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Sally Parr

s.parr@theengineeringtrust.org

07879 128768

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022