Project Engineer Apprenticeship

and 3, 135, Edmund Road, Sheffield, S2 4ED
£161.25 per week
24 Nov 2020
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Intial Accountabilities:
  • Perform practical work in a safe and controlled manner to ensure both quality of work and the safety of yourself and others
  • Oversee preparation and finalisation of experimental investigations Support with experimental investigations
  • Support the analysis and report on results of experimentation
  • Support the production of prototype designs based upon experimentation results Manufacture prototypes for visualisation as well as test purposes.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure ordered parts are delivered on schedule, to cost and to specification.
  • Provide regular update on progress to line manager
  • Ensure that Tribosonics is a healthy and safe working environment
  • Conduct work for Tribosonics in a professional manner.
  • Assist with other tasks as requested, including being responsible for the laboratory or office on a rota basis
  • Play a role in improving the company

Performance Indicators:
  • Follow works procedures carefully
  • Results are both accurate and repeatable.
  • Results recorded in a clear manner and well documented.
  • Compliance to H&S regulations and Tribosonics practices.
  • Read and understand risk assessments
  • Prepare lab/workshop with correct materials and equipment
  • Pack away materials and equipment after testing
  • Source materials and equipment from suppliers
  • Carry out testing Recording of data/findings
  • Take responsibility for testing documentation
  • Be professional if carrying out work on client sites
  • Carry out data processing
  • Plot results in suitable formats (Excel) Care taken with data formatting Assist with the writing of reports
  • Data and results sufficiently documented and archived so they may be used in the future.
  • Research other solutions and carefully document findings
  • Brainstorm possible solutions
  • Sourcing components from bill of materials
  • Carry out machining on milling machine and lathe Manage the process of outsourcing more complex machining tasks.
  • Prototypes are to be of high quality
  • Create method statements, risk assessments Create packing lists and resource sourcing Support line manager during industrial visits

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good IT skills (able to do word processing, use spreadsheets, send and receive emails and use the internet)
  • Good organisational and time management skills Some experience working with hand tools

Personal qualities

  • An interest in engineering
  • Determination to succeed
  • An interest in solving problems

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE Grades 9-5 (A*-C) including mathematics, English and Science, plus 2 additional GCSEs

and either
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering with 120 credits at distinction-merit level; or equivalent qualifications such as Cambridge Technicals

  • A minimum of two A-Levels at grade C or above, including a mathematical based subject and a science, technology, engineering or an additional mathematics related subject

  • EAL Diploma - Distinction

Future prospects

  • Progression within the company, long term career opportunities

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