£18,304.00 annual salary
02 Mar 2018
30 Apr 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Annual wage £18,304.00

  • Working week 8am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 4 years

  • Possible start date 05 Sep 2018

  • Date posted 02 Mar 2018

  • Distance 48.7 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001369321

  • Positions 2 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Interested in becoming an electrical controls engineer
    • Desire to learn all aspects of controls engineering
    • Willingness to spend time training and working away from home
    • Previous qualifications in engineering - preferably with a PLC, electronics or electrical bias
    • Good communications skills at all levels. Excellent English communication skills (written & verbal).
    • Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations or willingness to learn and practice these
    • Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company (Team player)
    • Excellent customer facing skills / customer focus
    • Able to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment
    • Willingness to be trained and learn new skills
    • Must have flexibility in working hours and shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements
    Personal qualities
    • You will need to demonstrate ambition through work or educational experience and be able to give examples of how you have managed your own learning
    • You will need to be ambitious, relish a challenge and be prepared to seize the opportunities given to you
    • Hard work is essential, as is a determination to succeed and make the most of the hands on experience & qualifications on offer to you
    • You will show self-motivation by providing evidence of your own achievements and the achievements of teams you have either led or been part of
    • You will show good aptitude for problem solving and have a high attention for detail. You will have excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
    • You will be able to provide references which will show excellent punctuality and attendance records
    Desired qualifications
    • You'll need 2 A levels (or equivalent) at C or above in either Mathematics, IT, Physics, an Engineering related subject, or have completed a BTEC level 3 engineering qualification of 180 credits which must include further mathematics, or have an Engineering HNC/D qualification.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • You may already have a BTEC L3 or a HNC/D in engineering, however this is not essential. We welcome applications from people who have no formal engineering qualifications but who have a passion for engineering and a huge desire to learn, as long as they meet the basic entry qualifications for this role.
    • You must be 18 years old before the end of December 2018. We are unable to employ under-18s in our Fulfilment Centres due to the nature of some of the inventory.
    Future prospects
    • Amazon is the perfect place to start your career as an apprentice, our apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and will provide you with the skills and support to unlock your potential and offer exciting opportunities for your future career

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