Product Development Technician Apprenticeship CNH INDUSTRIAL N.V.

Being part of a team at our Basildon site working within our pre-production prototype development section, bringing the next generation of tractors from concept through to production. Role includes general prototype workshop activities including the construction, reworking and maintenance and durability issues both mechanically and electrically.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

    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

    Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256798

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Basildon engineering team are focussed on the assembly, maintenance and validation testing of pre-production prototype tractors undergoing development processes. Daily working activities will include but are not limited to:

  • General prototype workshop activities including the construction, reworking and maintenance of our development tractors
  • Discovery and diagnosis of faults, functional problems and durability issues both mechanically and electrically
  • Following of test procedures, engineering drawings and electrical schematic
  • Building of test rigs for component and structural durability testing
  • Use of machining and fabrication facilities in order to make functional components to specification, modifications or test fixtures
  • Use of PC based diagnostic equipment for programming and configuring of development tractors
  • Track testing and shakedown of development tractors (depending on age and driving license status)
  • Functional performance testing of all tractor systems

 

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Technician - Product Design pathway
  • This will be day release to college

Mandatory Qualifications:

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Product  Design and Development
    Plus one of the following
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF) – for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (QCF) - for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) - for all starts from 1st July 2017

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The skills learned throughout this apprenticeship are very much valued by us. Our intention is for us to retain these skills and the candidate at the end of the apprenticeship as a fully-fledged product development technician however this will be in line with business needs at that time and so is not guaranteed.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Familiarity with hand tools

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. The Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its core Brands.

Employer

CNH INDUSTRIAL N.V.

Address

Cranes Farm Road

Basildon

Essex

SS14 3AD

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

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

Diane Ridgley

diane.ridgley@southessex.ac.uk

07855701273

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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