Apprentice Manufacturing Engineering Technician

EDWARDS LIMITED

West Sussex, RH15 9TW

Closes in 27 days (Friday 16 August)

Posted on 27 June 2024


Summary

Edwards is a global leader of vacuum and abatement. We are proud to lead the industry, pushing the boundaries of science to deliver innovative products which are intrinsic to everyday life, working in partnership with our customers and continually setting new standards.

Annual wage
£20,500 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Hours
Monday - Thursday, 08.30 - 17.15. Friday, 08.30 - 12.30.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

3 Years 6 Months

Positions available

2

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • As well as gaining a broad range of professional knowledge and experience, you will gain academic and vocational qualifications such as the Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • HNC/Level 4 apprenticeship qualification

Where you’ll work

Innovation Drive

Burgess Hill

West Sussex

RH15 9TW

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

TRAIN'D UP RAILWAY RESOURCING LIMITED

Your training course

Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents
  • Read and extract relevant engineering and manufacturing related data and information (such as workplans or project plans, schedules,  drawings, specifications, production data, quality reports, costing data, statistical information) drawing accurate conclusions and making informed decisions.
  • Use project management tools, such as Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT), stakeholder matrices, risk mapping, radar chart and summary risk profiles.
  • Use problem solving tools such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Process Failure Modes Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Fishbone, Practical Problem Solving (PPS) and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).
  • Analyse and interpret data and information in order to generate manufacturing engineering documentation such as Parts Per Million (PPM) quality adherence, cost analysis and test data.
  • Communicate using the appropriate method for the audience such as, formal and informal presentations, written reports, verbal, electronic, social media and incorporating relevant and appropriate data or metrics.
  • Use the approved process and quality compliance procedure to create or amend engineering or manufacturing documentation.
  • Use lean tools and techniques, such as Six Sigma, 8 Wastes, Workplace organisation such as 5S's (sort, set in order, shine, standardise and sustain), Kaizen and Poka-Yoke (Error proofing).
  • Apply documentation control processes and procedures such as format, location, access, authorisation.
  • Use financial planning, recording and review processes and documentation such as departmental budgets, estimating, cost control, cost forecasting, and investment appraisal.
  • Use computer based software systems or packages such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), Data Analytics and Databases.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths, English and a Science subject (grade 4 x GCSE at A-C or 4-9)
    • Maths and a technical subject (grade 2 x AB)
    • Engineering (grade Merit)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Understanding of MS Office

    About this company

    Edwards is a global leader of vacuum and abatement. We are proud to lead the industry, pushing the boundaries of science to deliver innovative products which are intrinsic to everyday life, working in partnership with our customers and continually setting new standards.

    After this apprenticeship

    You could continue to develop your career by choosing to obtain further qualifications, develop and improve your management and leadership skills or even move across the different areas of the business to pursue a career in your chosen field.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    TRAIN'D UP RAILWAY RESOURCING LIMITED

    Beth Airlie

    beth.airlie@traindup.org

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261037.

    Apply now

    Closes in 27 days (Friday 16 August)

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