We are currently looking for an Quality Engineering Apprentice for our Mansfield branch. If you have a strong passion and enthusiasm for the field of engineering, we would be thrilled to receive your application to develop new / improved systems, procedures, methods etc. in a continuous drive for departmental improvements.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon to Fri / 8am -4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• To develop new / improved systems, procedures, methods etc. in a continuous drive for departmental improvements.
• Analyse Production / Quality data and provide a summary sometimes in the form of a COA.
• Product testing requirements review.
• To maintain a system for filing and retrieval of customer approved samples.
• Random Warehouse audits to verify quality of finished product/packaging.
• GMP Auditing.
• Internal Auditing.
• To provide a measurement service for dimensional reports, including New Product ISIR’s.
• Programming CMM / Quickscope / Lloyds etc for product measurement / test.
• To ensure that established Inspection procedures are observed at all times.
• Maintain 'control' over Production QC level documents / data.
• Liaise closely with Production /Sales / Technical personnel regarding internal non-conformities and customer complaints – serving as complaints administrator for customer base.
• Control lab equipment calibration.
• Administrate knife control, glass audits, PEST control, incident records and any other quality system administration control documents.
• Provide support to Quality Facilitators / Apprentice.

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme includes Dip in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering - Technical Support Technician (Development Competence) and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) BTEC Diploma Edexcel L3.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a potential opportunity for suitable candidates to advance to full-time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Our value-added capabilities include product design, 3D printing, prototyping, assembly, induction heat-sealed lining, printing and labelling, colour matching, food safety advice. We can convert a wide range of materials including PP, LLDPE, HDPE, PET.




Lowmoor Road



NG17 7JU

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Training provider



Ryan Smith


01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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