Quality Engineer Higher Apprenticeship

Pegler Yorkshire Group Limited
St Catherines Avenue, Doncaster, DN4 8DF
£214.75 per week
01 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Can you help a business with your eye for detail and enthusiasm for Engineering?

Study a fully sponsored HNC in Engineering while developing your skills and take the next step towards a career at Pegler Yorkshire Group!

The successful candidate will continue their studies with Engineering industry specialists, RNN Group. Giving you the training you need to become an all-rounded Quality Engineer!

Committed to staff development, Pegler Yorkshire Group have the perfect values to help make your dream a reality, providing excellent in-house training that compliments your academic studies.

The apprentice quality engineer will have the opportunity through training and mentoring to become an integral part of the Quality team, helping the business to create a quality culture and deliver good quality products to Pegler's customers.

Job duties will include:
  • Getting involved in quality improvement projects
  • Learning how to use metrology and functional test equipment
  • Discovering sample measurement - Measuring to assess conformance to drawing/specification
  • Working with external approval / testing bodies to ensure that products comply with the relevant standards
  • Supplier quality development, including ensuring effective resolution of supplier quality issues
  • Arranging samples and building assemblies for product approval testing
  • Assessing process risk and facilitating the implementation of effective countermeasures
  • Learning about management of non-conformance including facilitating appropriate containment and corrective actions; disposition of quarantined products; determining rework activity; return to supplier activities; leading root cause analysis investigations into defects/failures and customer complaints
  • Discovering the standards for product quality
  • Auditing of product and processes
  • Analysis of process input and output data, learning statistical methods including capability studies & SPC
  • Training on non-conformance analysis & reporting - providing analysis of customer, supplier and internal non-conformance
  • Creating and implementing visual management for standards, quality metrics, quality alerts etc.
  • Accepting responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others

If you are eager and ready to take your first step into a life-long career, then please apply now! These Apprenticeships are highly sought after, so don't miss your chance! This Apprenticeship will provide you with a Higher National Certificate in Engineering, funded through the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Analytical skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • A good communicator with a willingness to learn and challenge
  • Basic engineering skills

Personal qualities

  • Must have passion, energy and a commitment to succeed within Engineering
  • Organised & good at decision making
  • Honest and reliable - be confident enough to say when you're unsure and ask for advice as and when needed
  • Able to adapt to setbacks and respond to change
  • Can work to company values and principles

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Maths and English A*-C/9-4 or equivalent
  • 90 or more credits in an engineering BTEC at level

Future prospects

Progression to industry specialist qualifications - further and higher skill development. A lifelong career in the industry.

Things to consider

This is a successful business that has a very busy workload. They are looking for someone who can listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued member of the team.

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