Automation Controls Apprentice BAUROMAT (UK) LTD

BAUROMAT design and manufacture a wide array of machines in many different industries. They are looking to recruit a Automation Controls Apprentice to work within their design team. The job role will be involve building machines that integrate robots to meet specific requests of customers. Please see job description for more information.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 5.00pm Friday 8:30am to 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The job role will include:

  • Learning design principles
  • Producing drawings for manufacture
  • Producing flow charts for machine operation
  • Produce your controls designs into reality
  • Having a hands-on role in the company's day-to-day workings
  • Gaining practical knowledge working with robots
  • Working with suppliers to get production specifications
  • Help compile technical files for customer handover

The role is to fully support the Automation Controls Engineer, gaining design experience as well as hands-on engineering experience. Theoretical and practical experience will include drawing electrical schematics, wiring up the control panel to the machine, writing PLC and HMI software and testing the machines.

We design and manufacture a wide array of machines in many different industries, from simple robot welding cells for general automation systems through to very specific robot integrated robot cells for large blue chip customers.

No two machines that we make are the same, and therein lies the challenge.

The training you will be getting

This is a Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship, Mechatronics pathway, delivered over a period of 4 years.  The apprentice will attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Telford TF3 3AJ, 2.5 days per week for the first two years, and the company for the rest of the time.

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

Engineering technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful candidate will transition into a junior automation controls engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Engineering experience


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science (Grade 9-5) Essential

Things to consider

The company are looking for someone who: Has any previous engineering experience A willingness to learn Is proactive and positive Has a good understanding of maths Perks of the job: Free car parking Kitchen facilities and free tea/coffee available Company events

About the employer

Bauromat started as a provider of automated arc and spot welding solutions for automotive suppliers throughout the UK, helping manufacturers become more profitable and efficient. Since then, Bauromat has established itself as a leading systems integrator for welding solutions and continues to be recognised as a go-to solutions provider in the field to this day.








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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


Sue Fisher

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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