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Mechatronics Apprentice FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Engineering Maintenance Technician (Mechatronics) based in Burnley, Lancashire. Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119766

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Mechatronic Technician, you will be trained in electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems.

During your apprenticeship you will work with our skilled maintenance team to make sure that our plant and machinery perform efficiently so that the factory can achieve its production targets regarding safety, quality, delivery time and cost.

This role is very diverse, you will learn to apply a complex range of skills to carry out:
* Installation
* Testing
* Fault-finding
* Planned maintenance of complicated and automated machinery.

This is a 4 year apprenticeship where you will be expected to complete your HNC in Operations Engineering.

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

* L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence).
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
* L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Time Keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Technology (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Based in Burnley, Lancashire, Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the design and manufacture of manways, safety valves and loading and discharge systems for the transportation, transfer and storage of bulk liquids and liquefied gas.

Employer

FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

Calder Vale Park Simonstone Lane Simonstone

Burnley

BB12 7ND

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

Grace.Gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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