Electrical Engineering Apprentice

HERMA UK LTD

Haverhill, CB9 8PR

Closes in 6 days (Friday 26 July)

Posted on 22 March 2024


Summary

As you develop, you will be trained in a range of activities, including Marking out and populating electrical back panels, wiring electrical back panels, Assembly of the back panel into the machine. Machine wiring, and final Electrical checks before initial power is supplied to the equipment.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

3 Years 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • The learner will be studying the Engineering Fitter Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.

Where you’ll work

Herma Labelling Systems, The Hollands Centre, Hollands Road

Haverhill

CB9 8PR

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Your training course

Engineering fitter (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Reading, interpreting and understanding the component or assembly specification, diagrams, drawings and work instructions.
  • Planning component or assembly task – materials, tools and equipment.
  • Preparing work area for component or assembly task; sourcing required resources, tools and equipment.
  • Carry out relevant planning and preparation activities before commencing work activity and know how to source required resources and interpret detailed drawings, specifications and job instructions.
  • Checking tools during and after task completion; identifying and reporting defects.
  • Measuring and testing, checking or inspecting component or assembly for example; use of micrometers, verniers, multimeters, voltmeter.
  • Problem solving; analysing the issue and fixing the issue where appropriate.
  • Applying improvement techniques; recommending or implementing solutions where appropriate.
  • Communicating with colleagues or customers (internal or external).
  • Completing component or assembly documentation for example job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation.
  • Reporting work outcomes or issues.
  • Restoring the work area on completion of the activity; returning any resources and consumables to the appropriate location and house-keeping.
  • Disposing of waste in accordance with waste streams; re-cycling, re-using where appropriate.
  • Operating within limits of responsibility.
  • Operating in line with quality, health and safety and environmental policy and procedures; identifying risks and hazards and identifying control measures where applicable.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 5-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Team working
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Initiative
    • Logical

    Other requirements

    Having the ability to travel each week to West Suffolk College on day release for three years. The ideal candidate will be someone who will work well within a team, be good at listening and understanding verbal instructions.

    About this company

    HERMA UK Ltd is a world leader in the manufacturer of self-adhesive label application systems. We have a worldwide customer base which consists of Blue Chip companies across a broad spectrum of markets, including the Toiletry, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical and Food industries. HERMA has 2 sites in the UK, Haverhill being part of the machinery division. In Haverhill we currently have a team of 43, which will grow with our natural growth plans over the next years. World wide HERMA has in excess of 1000 employees, with a turn over of around 300 million pounds per year.

    After this apprenticeship

    Successful Completion of the Electrical Engineering Apprentice scheme within HERMA UK Ltd can result in a permanent position within the manufacturing facility. The company has a firm belief of reward through skills, and as an apprentice gains experience and worth to the business will find that their salary will grow along with their experience.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000239910.

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    Closes in 6 days (Friday 26 July)

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