Applications Engineering Apprentice

Recruiter
Dana Uk Axle Ltd
Location
Birch Road, B6 7JR
Salary
£14,500.00 annually
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
VAC001556745
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Duties will include:
  • Responsible for gaining and being taught an understanding of pre-production mathematical calculations, prototype development and procurement, validation testing, problem investigation, and resolution
  • Gain an understanding of how program timing plans are constructed for new customer programme's
  • Gain an understanding of the Design Review Process instigated by Dana Incorporated
  • Mechanical understanding of axle assemblies and how the internal gears interface with the adjacent bearings, differential case, carrier, and cover
  • To gain a working knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans and Key Characteristic documents for each product under the program portfolio
  • To interpret/understand customer Product Design Specifications
  • To learn how to analyse test results, write technical reports and build knowledge into the application analysis techniques, ensuring continual updating of knowledge
  • To become Technically knowledgeable about the assembly of Dana Product and specifically how Hypoid Gears are designed and manufactured
  • To participate and contribute in cross functional APQP and FMEA meetings for allocated projects
  • To assist other members of the department in achieving the departmental objectives


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent IT Skills.

Personal qualities

  • Interest within the Automotive Industry
  • Be motivated to participate in a workplace focused on continuous improvement
  • Impressive can-do attitude


Desired qualifications

  • A Levels, BTEC Level 3 in Engineering or equivalent qualifications (subjects flexible)
  • 5 GSCE or equivalent in maths, English and Science (Grades 4 or higher (Grades: A - C)


Future prospects

Permanent employment with Dana.

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