Technical Support/Operator Apprentice Sandvik Coromant UK
As an apprentice you will be learning on the job & playing your part in the improvement of delivery accuracy, reduction in lead times & increase productivity whilst ensuring that all equipment & processes meet all current & future Health & Safety legislation. Working with skilled mentors in a leading engineering/production environment.
Closing date: 05 Apr 2023
Monday to Friday, BLOCK RELEASE AT COLLEGE FOR THE FIRST YEAR - times to be confirmed.
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
06 Sep 2023
06 Mar 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Engineering Operatives working within a production environment are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector.
Our role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors.
You will work individually & as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include:
- Ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable
- Dealing with breakdowns
Restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement
- Operating a variety of machines (CNC or Conventional)
- Preparing materials and equipment for engineering processes, providing technical support including communications software, test tools, performance, capacity planning, and e-commerce technology as required
Core Knowledge: during your apprenticeship you will understand:
- How to obtain the necessary job instructions, engineering drawings and specifications and how to interpret them
- Relevant statutory, quality, environmental compliance procedures/systems, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to engineering operations
- Your individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to support the achievement of company targets
- Engineering operational practices, processes and procedures
- Potential problems that can occur within the engineering operations and how they can be avoided
Core Skills: & as an Engineering Operative will be able to:
- Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, environmental compliance procedures and systems and other relevant guidelines
- Identify and deal appropriately with any risks, hazards, hazardous situations and problems that may occur within the engineering environment within the limits of their responsibility
- Demonstrate effective communication skills which include oral, written, electronic
- Complete appropriate documentation accurately, efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology where required
- Obtain and follow the correct documentation, specifications and work instructions in accordance with time constraints and the roles and responsibilities identified for the engineering activities, extracting the necessary data/information from specification and related documentation
- Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials to carry out the engineering operation
- Deal appropriately with any problems that may occur within the manufacturing environment within the limits of their responsibility
- Work efficiently and effectively at all times maintaining workplace organisation and minimising waste
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Engineering Technician Level 3.
All of the qualification requirements in the foundation and development phases are mandatory outcomes for the completion and final certification of the Apprenticeship Standard. Each qualification has a core and options approach and employers will select the most applicable pathway and unit options to meet their organisational requirements.
There will be an end point assessment during the final phase of the Apprenticeship where the apprentice will need to demonstrate to the employer how they have achieved full occupational competence against, skills, knowledge and behaviours, set out in the Standard On successful completion of the End Point assessment and employer endorsement phase (final sign off) apprentices will be then be put forward to be awarded their Apprenticeship completion certificate.
- Understanding the importance of complying with statutory, quality, organisational and health and safety regulations
- Understanding of general engineering/manufacturing mathematical and scientific principles, methods, techniques, graphical expressions, symbols formulae and calculations used by engineering technicians
- Understanding the structure, properties and characteristics of common materials used in the sector
- Understanding the typical problems that may arise within their normal work activities/environment
understanding approved diagnostic methods and techniques used to help solve engineering/manufacturing problems
- Understanding the importance of only using current approved processes, procedures, documentation and the potential implications for the organisation if this is not adhered to
- Understanding and interpreting relevant engineering/manufacturing data and documentation in order to complete their job role
- Understanding the different roles and functions in the organisation and how they interact
- Understanding why it is important for an organisation to continually review their processes and procedures
- Obtaining, checking and using the appropriate documentation (such as job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation)
- Working safely at all times, complying with health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations and organisational requirements planning and where applicable obtaining all the resources required to undertake the work activity
- Undertaking the work activity using the correct processes, procedures and equipment
- Carrying out the required checks (such as quality, compliance or testing) using the correct procedures, processes and/or equipment
- Dealing promptly and effectively with engineering/manufacturing problems within the limits of their responsibility using approved diagnostic methods and techniques and report those which cannot be resolved to the appropriate personnel
- Completing any required documentation using the defined recording systems at the appropriate stages of the work activity
- Restoring the work area on completion of the activity and where applicable return any resources and consumables to the appropriate location
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression into a full-time opportunity dependant on candidate performance.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Sandvik Coromant UK
MIDLAND GROUP TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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