Development Engineer Apprentice (Systems) WAAM3D LTD

WAAM3D are looking for their next Apprentice to join the Systems Development Team. In this role, you'll collaborate with the Development Team, to design, test, and evolve cutting-edge products, systems, and processes.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of 3D printing and metal fabrication.

Job role:

  • Collaborate with the Development Team to design, test, and evolve cutting-edge products, systems, and processes.
  • Contribute to the development of next-generation additive manufacturing technologies.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects, working closely with engineers, designers, and researchers.
  • Learn from industry experts and mentors who are passionate about innovation.

Perks: Excellent training / development opportunities.   Up to 10% of gross salary towards pension.  Bonuses up to 10% of gross salary.  Sick pay and Private Health Insurance Scheme.

Don't wait too long to apply, because we might close this ad sooner if we get enough candidates. 

The training you will be getting

You'll be studying at the Innovation & Technology Centre, one day a week at Milton Keynes College for the Engineering Manufacturing Technician (Level 4) Apprenticeship. 

Throughout your apprenticeship you'll get:

- Expert mentors / trainers who will guide you through your apprenticeship
- Hands-on learning, who will give you real-world feedback 
- Modern facilities with ample access to tech equipment and resources and much more!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Development Technician and Development Engineer depending on outcome and experience.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent maths, english & a science related subject (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

WAAM3D is a newly developed technology company working in the field of a new metal 3D printing process -- Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM). WAAM is currently revolutionising manufacturing technology and is set to have a major impact on the industry. Our customers are major players from different manufacturing sectors, including aerospace, commercial aviation, oil and gas, defence, construction, and mining. We aim to provide a fully integrated technical solution to our customers.




5 Thornton Chase, Linford Wood

Milton Keynes

MK14 6FD

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Training provider


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 manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024