Production Engineer Apprentice WAAM3D LTD

Are you ready to dive into the fascinating world of (WAAM3D)? Look no further! We’re seeking a passionate Production Engineer Apprentice who enjoys solving challenges.

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

    Mon-Fri - 09:00-17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Here’s what your day-to-day role looks like:

  • Work to well established routines under regular direct supervision, with tasks and work priorities being allocated by a senior colleague. 
  • Perform straightforward tasks to appropriate time and quality requirements.
  • Provide general support activities in own work area, which may take the form of assisting senior colleagues. 
  • Fabricate jigs and complete post-deposition works for WAAM systems. 
  • Assist with the installation of WAAM systems, covering both the mechanical and electrical aspects.
  • Assist with the production of electrical wiring looms.
  • Assist in the servicing and maintenance of WAAM systems.
  • Assist with PLC programming.
  • Assist in robotic integration tasks.
  • Assist with fault finding and developing solutions to improve WAAM systems.
  • Identify problems or difficulties and communicates these to a supervisor/manager. 

Salary range: £13k - £18.2k per annum depending on experience   

Perks: Excellent training / development opportunities,  Up to 10% of gross salary towards pension , Bonuses up to 10% of gross salary 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 will be follow the L3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship.  

You'll be studying at the Innovation & Technology Centre, one day a week at Milton Keynes College.

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

Assistant Production Engineer.

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 fitter

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024