Engineering Quality Apprentice

11400.00 - 11400.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Quality Apprentice for our client in Eastleigh.

If you have an eye for detail, enjoy working to schedules and resolving problems, this is the apprenticeship for you.

This apprenticeship is designed to offer stretch and progression. Once you have gained the required experience, you will be proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improvement. You will eventually be able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality, accuracy and timely delivery of the work you undertake.

Your new apprenticeship

As an Engineering Quality Apprentice, the company will support your personal and professional development.

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA's Havant training centre for off-the-job training. This will start as 18 months of day release when you will complete your foundation skills training. This will include

Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
Using and communicating technical information
Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
Conducting business improvement activities
General machining, fitting and assembly applications
Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
Assembling and testing electronic circuits
General welding applicationsYou will then pass through the foundation Gateway to complete your skills development training in years 2 - 4 with your employer. Your Level 3 development programme will include:

Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Job Coach, and day release for 24 months to complete a Level 3 Btec technical certificate.

The overall apprenticeship duration is 48 months

What will I be responsible for?

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international company. We provide a great learning environment which produces excellent engineers.

As an Engineering Quality Apprentice, you will be ensuring that products and procedures meet specifications and performance criteria.

You will become involved in all aspects of the manufacturing processes such as problem solving, identifying process and quality improvements, as well as reducing costs.

The role is mainly office based, however considerable time will be spent in the manufacturing areas and laboratories. You will be keeping a log of machine tooling and ordering new parts when stocks are low. This will include getting involved with the testing and measuring of cable products, recording the results in databases.

You will also be creating documents such as Standard Operating Procedures and One Point Lessons (OPL). The role will include learning how to complete Cost OF Poor Quality calculations and monitoring internal and external non-conformances. You will also be undertaking Quick Process Audits (QPA's), auditing the calibration of equipment and ensuring that the programme of internal product audits (sample testing) is completed by undertaking the actual testing and reporting the results.

Your role will also involve:

Implement quality control systems and standards.
Monitor and analyse quality performance.
Inspect and test materials, equipment, processes, and products to ensure quality specifications are met.
Collaborate to develop and implement controls, investigate and troubleshoot product and production issues.
Develop corrective actions solutions, and improvements. Review specifications, and processes.Essential Skills

To be considered for the role of Engineering Quality Apprentice, you will have the following skills and qualifications:

5 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalents) to include Maths and English are essential.
Your motivation, drive and focus are the assets that will be best appreciated.
You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development
Have good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skillsDesirable Skills

You will be IT literate
You will be ojective, using factual information and data to make decsions
You will be organised and work in a tidy, professional manner
Have an excellent attention to detail
Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
You will possess good interpersonal and written writing skillsAbout Company

Our client have over 100 years' experience manufacturing in the UK. In the UK they have more than 1100 employees which includes graduates, students, apprentices, engineering and production employees. They believe you get the best performance from people who are treated well. Our client take this approach all the way from the hiring process to promotion, developing all their employees holistically. Sharing knowledge is the key to developing close-knit teams and encouraging innovation. They have a number of training programs and development schemes to empower all of their people with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive

If you have the skills required to be successful as an Engineering Quality Apprentice, APPLY NOW

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