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Engineering Technician Apprentice

Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Technician Apprentice for our client. Working in a Development and Test role, you will enjoy team working, have an eye for detail and like making sure that things are correct. This role will include problem solving to ensure that we are producing brilliant new products.

As an Engineering Technician Apprentice, this programme forms part of Prysmian's succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Training to be provided

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will be paid and day released to PETA's Havant engineering skills centre for off-the-job training. You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, how to conduct business improvement activities, use Computer Aided Design software, general machining, fitting techniques, how to maintain mechanical and electrical equipment, how to assemble and test electronic circuits as well as general welding techniques. Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 BTEC technical certificate and workbased qualification delivered by PETA.

You will be completing the Engineering Technician Standard. Overall duration is 48 months.

About the role

Joining the Prysmian team as an Engineering Technician Apprentice, you will be part of the Telecom Engineering team. Your role will be focused on supporting the introduction of new products to the Prysmian group of companies. The role is mainly office based however time will be spent in the manufacturing areas and laboratories. As part of your programme, you will learn:

About optical cables, materials, manufacturing processes and product testing
How to undertake development and testing of optical cables and fibres
Get involved with engineering trials of products
Identify processes for improvement and solve problems
Support the local engineers and the operations team as well as meeting with material suppliers
How to record results of testing and trials, writing short reportsBenefits

Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
After completion of the first year of the apprenticeship the salary will increase to £13,851 - £16,954 per annum (age dependent)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
Free parking on site
Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
Overtime available
Health cash plan schemeEssential Skills

2 GCSE's at grade C/4 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
As well as having good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skillsDesirable Skills

You will be IT literate
You will be objective, using factual information and data to make decisions
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

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international company. Our client provide a great learning environment producing excellent Engineers. They believe you get the best performance from people who are treated well. So, they take this approach all the way from the hiring process to promotion, developing all their employees holistically. 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.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application
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