Apprentice Internal Sales Engineer ALPHA MANUFACTURING HIXON LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience in the sales industry, learning from a team of experienced professionals. The role will involve learning skills within engineering, costings and sales to enable you to offer technical sales support.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,123.20

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:00-16:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252568

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Preparing quotations and business proposal documents
  • Preparing engineering drawings and processing engineering changes
  • Liaising with customers to understand drawings and ask any questions to ensure clarity
  • Use the CRM system to maintain customer contact data
  • Learn all sales and costings functions to support the team

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 - Technical Support Technician Pathway 13.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Functional skills if required
    https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/engineering-technician-v1-4
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, free onsite parking, learning and development opportunities, company events.

About the employer

Alpha Manufacturing, a member of The HEX Group, is a privately-owned business fabricating sheet metal in the UK. Alpha designs and produces both sheet metal work components and assemblies. Established in 1989, the company now employs over 150 people. Utilising industry leading technology, Alpha Manufacturing have facilities to design, prototype and manufacture a diverse range of products all in their purpose-built sheet metal fabrication factory in the heart of Staffordshire.

Employer

ALPHA MANUFACTURING HIXON LIMITED

Address

Pasturefields Lane

Hixon

Stafforshire

ST18 0PS

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Training

Training provider

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

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

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub

Apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

01782 254287

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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