Manufacturing Engineering Technician Apprentice MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS PLC

A unique opportunity to join a world leader in technical ceramics as a manufacturing engineering apprentice. Working within a specialized production unit manufacturing complex ceramic / metal assemblies you will be closely involved with developing and producing components for aerospace, semiconductor, healthcare and laser applications.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60 to £22,010.56

    Min. £9.13 per hour. £17,566.12 per annum. ( Dependant on age )

    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

    MTC - Monday - Friday 08:30-4:30 Morgan - Monday to Thursday : 8.00 am – 4.30 pm with half hour lunch. Friday : 8.00 am – 1.00 pm no lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprenticeship will cover all aspects of manufacturing process support run by a small team of specialized engineers.  You will learn to support the production team by learning to:

  • Design Lean Manufacturing routes
  • Design optimised fixtures and jigs
  • Produce supporting process documentation, SOP & build sheets
  • Implementing quality control and procedures
  • Have a strong problem solving skill set and tools
  • Use Autodesk CAD systems
  • Use our ERP system

Additional responsibilities will be to learn some practical skills to develop manufacturing knowledge on how to:

  • Form and Cut Ceramic in a machine shop
  • Use work holding systems
  • Metallise ceramic components
  • Braze a metal component to a ceramic component
  • Build a technical assembly

The training you will be getting

  • Block Release programme based at Mtc training and Morgan advanced materials in Rugby
  • Working towards level 3 Engineering technician

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The candidate will have the potential of being offered a full time position within the company on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science (Grade 4+) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have transportation access to get to MTC, Coventry and Morgan Advanced Materials for the required start times.

About the employer

Morgan Advanced Materials is a business rich in history and innovation. Founded in the UK in 1856, we have grown into a global organisation with 70 sites in 18 countries. Our model to serve our customers where they need us has led to a diversified product range using our unparalleled expertise in ceramic and carbon materials, which we exploit to solve difficult problems for our customers across a diverse range of markets. We are a purpose driven organisation. Our purpose is to use advanced materials to make the world more sustainable and to improve the quality of life. We deliver on that purpose through the products that we make, and the way that we make them. The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges.




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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