Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice

Recruiter
SPS Technologies Ltd
Location
191, Barkby Road, Leicester, LE4 9HX
Salary
£12,000.00 annually
Posted
01 Jun 2021
Closes
17 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001718441
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Duties to include:
  • Define robust standards and processes for assessment of measurement systems and manufacturing asset capability
  • Practical application of MSA and asset capability for engineering planning in-line with Zero defect and APQP requirements
  • Learn how to complete root cause and problem solving to improve process
  • Understand to investigate and make engineering additions to the process as necessary to ensure customer compliance and throughput of orders within manufacturing
  • Produce and define detailed documentation for engineering process
  • Working with planning, control engineers and quality engineers
  • Work with the team to investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • To learn how to support manufacturing areas with problem solving to ensure customer orders remain mobile and the areas meet the daily performance targets for output, reduced scrap and rework
  • Learn how to complete root cause and problem solving to improve process
  • To the production of controlling documentation for engineering process, train workforce as necessary
  • Working with planning & control engineers
  • Work with the team to investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • Support manufacturing areas with problem solving to ensure customer orders remain mobile and the areas meet the daily performance targets for output, reduced scrap and rework
  • Produce controlling documentation for engineering process, train workforce as necessary.
  • Working with planning & control engineers, ensure manufacturing readiness for new or existing orders/products in respect to engineering control, training, tools, equipment, drawings, gauging and procedures
  • Investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • Actively work to reduce MRR creation in the first instance in all areas in-line with Quality objectives and promote "right first time" culture

Full training and support will be given.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technically minded
  • Interested in production / engineering as a whole
  • Excellent retention skills
  • Be confident to work within a team
  • Have ability and competence in computer skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal


Personal qualities

  • A 'can do' positive attitude
  • Presentable
  • Professional and friendly manner
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team providing high quality, customer-focused services
  • Able to complete tasks on time and within established parameters
  • Ability to work in a professional, respectful manner with those who are content experts, but not technical experts


Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 x GCSEs or equivalent at grade C/4 or above to include English, maths, a science and a90+ credit Engineering qualification at Level 3.Evidence of these qualifications bycertificates only will be required atrecruitment stage.

Future prospects

The company also aim to offer the apprentice a permanent role at the end of the training (subject to successfully completing course and objectives).

Things to consider

Your place of work will be at Troon Industrial Estate in Leicester and your Training Provider isLoughborough College based in the heart of Loughborough. Comfortable travel to both locations should be considered before you apply.

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship.

Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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