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Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprentice (Development)

Unit 3B and 3C, Cheddar Business Park, Cheddar, BS27 3EB
£200.00 per week
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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We are looking for a driven and self-motivated individual to join our team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced development engineers and apply their learning to real world situation. They will be closely supported by the wider team of electronics and designers to widen their exposure to industrial but to enhance the classwork skills. As part of a small team, they will be expected to take ownership of their work, and work with others to develop the skills to deliver high quality output, as well as being proactive in proposing improvements and solutions to the problems around them. They will work across a range of projects and products including but not limited to, pumps, valves, integrated hydraulic systems, and mechanical test rigs. The candidate will be given both short and long-term goals within the project or projects they are working on, and they will be given supervision and training in the tools, practices, and methods available to ensure they are able to deliver these goals effectively.

Main Duties:
  • Prototype / Product Assembly
  • Hydraulic testing
  • Development of testing routines
  • Fault finding and repair of products / prototypes
  • Design mechanical rigs, including hydraulic circuits
  • Reporting of test results
  • Writing documentation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem solving
  • Time management
  • Mechanical interest (hobby, professional, educational)
  • Communication
  • Self-organisation

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Professional
  • Quick learner
  • Enthusiastic
  • Inquisitive

Desired qualifications

GCSE's or equivalent at C/4 or above including maths and English, and preferably a Science Subject.

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship would likely lead to the offer of a permanent position at Domin. The experience gained would allow the candidate to access a much wider range of opportunities within the engineering world.

Things to consider

The role will largely be based in our development facility in Cheddar, but other locations may be required to travel to, head office in Bristol centre and production facility in Ubley. Driving license and access to a daily vehicle is likely needed. Working at a small company is very fast paced and the workload can grow, and priorities can change very quickly.
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