Electrical / Electronic Technical Support Engineer (Degree Apprentice)

Dr Oetker UK Ltd
20, Marathon P Moss Side Industrial Estate, Leyland, PR26 7QN
Competitive salary
17 Jun 2019
06 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The apprentice will develop a solid grasp of the core engineering skills. These skills prepare the apprentice for the workplace in demonstrating that they have the required manual dexterity to do their core role but these competencies are transferable and can be built upon over time. The skills required are:
  • How to comply with statutory requirements and stringent organisational safety requirements
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Producing Electrical or Electronic Drawings using a Computer Aided Design (CAD) system
  • Preparing and using lathes, milling and other general or specialist machines and High Tech equipment
  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment, assembling and testing electronic circuits
  • Using computer software packages to assist with engineering activities
  • Producing engineering project plans
  • Maintaining and improving electrical equipment/systems

The apprentice will then develop their professional engineering skills, along with, experimental / new product development, component investigation regarding costing, supplier support and design, development & test engineering. With all of these skills, they will be using a well-planned logical and systematic approach.

On successful completion of the above, the apprentice will then progress to develop their skills in:
  • Project management in undertaking engineering activities
  • Producing and working to engineering specifications & briefs, presenting and technical problem solving
  • Scheduling and managing engineering activities
  • Electrical/electronic product manufacturing and testing
  • Demonstrating technical and commercial management in planning and managing tasks & resources

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers' discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Analytical and systematic in approach
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive
  • Motivated
  • Team player
  • Outgoing
  • Flexible
  • Detail conscious
  • Practical

Desired qualifications

  • Diploma in Engineering Level 3 maths and English GCSE Grade A*-C or 9-4 or equivalents

Future prospects

  • We're a growing organisation based in the north west producing Chicago Town and Dr. Oetker Ristorante frozen pizzas. At present we have 3 production lines and have purchased property near to our site where further development will take place over the next two years

Things to consider

During the apprenticeship, there will not be the requirement for apprentices to work at weekends.

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