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Laboratory Technician Apprentice ALLOYED LIMITED

Do you want to take part in the discovery and optimisation of high-performance alloys? Alloyed is seeking a motivated apprentice to join its growing laboratory team. The purpose of the role is to make, test and investigate metal samples and components for real-world applications.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9 to 5 with some flexible working (early or late infrequently)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001832451

  • Positions

    2 available

Alloyed uses modern technologies like computational optimisation and 3D printing to create the future of alloys. As a laboratory technician apprentice, you will play a key role in the development of safer medical implants, stronger aircraft components, lighter wearable electronics, cheaper rocket engines, etc. The apprentice will get the chance to earn and learn while working alongside highly skilled technicians, engineers, and scientists. You will be offered full training on the operation of machines and the laboratory procedures.

 Your role will cover:

  • Producing alloy samples
  •  Performing heat treatments
  •  Testing of mechanical properties
  • Sectioning of samples and parts
  •  Investigating the alloys with microscopes
  • You will operate the equipment and participate in maintenance operations when required
  •  You will also be given the opportunity to participate in the improvement of the procedures and equipment to make the laboratory more efficient

Recruitment for this apprenticeship will be on going with start dates flexible to accommodate your availability. Advertising will close as soon as suitable candidates are found so don’t delay your application!


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Previous work experience in an industrial, manufacturing or research environment

Personal qualities

Hands-on attitude Willingness to learn new skills Organised, task orientated and able to work independently Willing to work flexible hours as needed (infrequently)

Desired qualifications

In order to apply for this apprenticeship, you must have GCSE grades of C/4 or above (or equivalent) in English, Maths, and either Physics or Chemistry. This is essential.

Future prospects

On going employment possible further to successful completion


About the employer

Alloyed is a world leader at designing and manufacturing digital metal components. The company develops new alloys and metal components for a wide range of engineering sectors including aerospace, automotive, space, orthopaedics, consumer electronic, and jewellery.

 

Employer

ALLOYED LIMITED

Address

Unit 15

Mead Road

Kidlington

OX5 1QU

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Training

Training provider

CSR Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CSR Group

Contact

Trudy Jukes 01213542442 helpdesk@csr-group.co.uk

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard at Level 3 including a BTEC Foundation Diploma in Applied Science

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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