Field Service Engineer Apprentice

Recruiter
Philips Healthcare Limited
Location
Guildford
Salary
£14,500.00 annual salary
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Ref
VAC001292237
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Annual wage £14,500.00

  • Working week Monday-Friday 9am - 5.15pm (37 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 36 months

  • Possible start date 04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 07 Aug 2017

  • Distance 34.7 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001292237

  • Positions 7 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Strong communication and customer focus
    • An ability to demonstrate logical thinking, a passion for fault finding and a natural aptitude towards working with mechanics and a desire to begin a career in a 'hands on' engineering role
    • Problem solving and logical thinking
    • An interest in either Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering
    • A good communicator, confident speaker and team player
    • An interest in IT, networking and system connectivity
    • Fluent in both spoken and written English
    • Driver's license desired but not essential
    Personal qualities
    • Confident
    • Willingness to learn and improve continuously
    • ‘Can do' attitude
    • Team player
    • Ability to take ownership where needed and show initiative in problem solving
    • An ability to demonstrate logical thinking, a passion for fault finding and a natural aptitude towards working with mechanics and a desire to begin a career in an engineering role
    Qualifications required
    • Education to GCSE standard, minimum of 5 GCSE including Maths, English and Physics Grades A-C or equivalent
    • Minimum of 2 A levels, ideally in technical support and/or NVQ Level 2/3 Electrical Engineering qualification
    • An interest in pursuing a career in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering
    Future prospects • After completing the 3 year apprenticeship scheme, suitability would be assessed for further study • Further to this, the longer term vision would be to further your career in Field Service Engineering at Philips Things to consider Please note all applicants will be required to attend a pre-entry interview with PETA before an application can be progressed. These positions are to be based at: South East/London, Nottingham, Bristol/Swindon/Bath/Taunton, Newcastle, Manchester/Warrington & Leeds sites. Benefits: • As this is a field based role, candidates will need to be willing to travel to hospitals throughout the specific area, flexibility will be required in terms of work location • Any travel costs of which will be fully covered by Philips • Candidates must have a driver's license or willing to use public transport • Flexibility will be required in terms of work location • You will be fully supported by a Field Service Engineer at all times The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.