Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprentice

Recruiter
Teledyne E2v (Uk) Ltd
Location
Microwave Technology Centre, Firth Road, Lincoln, LN6 7AA
Salary
£14,500.00 annually
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
26 Jul 2021
Ref
VAC001724376
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
All of our manufacturing Technicians and Operators are expected to have a strong team ethic and a great respect for attention to detail.

You'll spend up to 4 years working around different products and processes, and you'll gain knowledge and skills in our cutting-edge technology and then use these to pursue a permanent role within the manufacturing team.

You'll not only achieve a recognised qualification at Technician level but also get a chance to work alongside experienced Engineers. After you've achieved your qualification you could still progress to becoming an Engineer or a Technical Specialist.

Duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Develop and improve planned maintenance schedules
  • Prioritise work within the engineering department and deploy resources accordingly
  • Maintain and reduce engineering downtime, respond rapidly to machine failures and breakdowns
  • Handle engineering support requests for the production area and for the plant's infrastructure on a daily basis
  • Carry out refurbishments of equipment as required, obtaining parts/information as required
  • Use and regularly update the departmental reporting systems including reporting on faults as well as preventative maintenance works
  • Reporting the progress of the work and encountered problems to the Engineering Manager and, in his absence, the Shift Manager / team leader
  • Keep the engineering workshop clean and tidy as well as recording on an audit log
  • Report accidents, hazards and 'near misses' as well as faulty equipment to the management team
  • Ensure a swift response and rectification of safety related issues
  • Take reasonable care for others and own health and safety
  • Cooperate with management on health and safety matters


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

All of our manufacturing Technicians and Operators are expected to have a strong team ethic and a great respect for attention to detail. Must have the following skills:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good dexterity
  • Confidence in building using hand tools
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


Personal qualities

Must have the following attributes:
  • Patience to learn complex tasks
  • Ability to learn on the job and adapt
  • Adaptability
  • Confidence to manage own time efficiently
  • Tidy - Good Housekeeping


Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grade A*/9 - C/4 in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Level 2 or 3 Engineering qualification, ideally with focus in the areas mentioned above
  • Minimum of 48 UCAS points


Future prospects

Full-time employment within our Manufacturing team, progressing to a Lead Technician role on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

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