Multiskilled Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

1, Thane Road, Nottingham, NG90 2DB
£16,000.00 annually
12 Apr 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The Engineering team includes Manufacturing Technicians who are line-based Engineers predominantly on our fast paced highly automated Nurofen and Strepsils packaging lines and specialist support Technicians covering Manufacturing to Packing and Site Services.

You will be given a structured training pack which you will work through during your apprenticeship and you will be given various work placements to gain the skillset required to come out of your time a well-rounded engineer.

Day to day tasks will include:
  • Developing a safety and quality mindset first and foremost developed by working closely with all functions
  • Prioritising engineering tasks
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment and systems

Additional training will be provided outside of the apprenticeship programme to include:
  • All the relevant Safety and Quality Training to operate successfully in a Pharmaceutical Environment
  • Role specific basic and advanced electric training
  • SAP, Continuous Improvement (CI and Six Sigma) and other softer skills (Presentation Skills, Impact and Influence etc other systems associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Applicants will need to be flexible in the approach to a multi-skilled mechanical, electrical and controls role
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate a real interest in and passion for mechanical, electrical and controls engineering through either prior learning or personal activities
  • Be able to work as part of team and have an analytical mind for problem solving

Personal qualities

  • Doing the right thing, always
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to succeed
  • Hungry to learn
  • Not afraid of a challenge
  • Not afraid to have a go
  • Self-motivation

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE Grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent and to include:
  • Maths
  • English
  • Science
  • A technical subject
  • A practical bias that can be seen from a prior-learning related activity

90 credits BTEC/NVQ Level 3in Engineering would be an advantage.

Future prospects

Our apprenticeship programme is designed to enable us to recruit to a career path and to a specific end role.Details of career paths and options will be shared with each apprentice by the company mentor.For applicants with the right attitude the opportunities are real.

Things to consider

Please note due to health and safety restrictions associated with carrying out this role, applicants are required to be aged 18+.

The applicants must show a commitment to learn and to attend college on a day release basis.

You will also commit to carrying out course work and log books your own time enabling you to maximise on the job leaning at work.