Norbar Torque Tools Ltd

Apprentice Electronics Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Norbar Torque Tools Ltd (Employer)

Engineering Trust Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,114.00
38.5 hours per week Monday to Friday - 7.30am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs, 30 min unpaid lunch and Friday 7.30am-12.00 midday
3 years (duration)
2 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
14 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Norbar Torque Tools Limited is the world leading specialist in torque and engage solely in the design, development and production of torque tightening and measuring equipment and is looking to recruit an Electronics Engineering Apprentice in Banbury, Oxfordshire.


  • Assemble, test, fault-find and correct electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical products from drawings and standard operations and/or using knowledge and best practice
  • To carry out calibrations and adjustments on products to required processes and standards
  • To fault find and repair customers products following Norbar's repairs processes
  • To use relevant instrumentation such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, data loggers etc. to perform tasks above
  • To liaise with internal and external customers and suppliers to provide technical support
  • To raise issues and suggestions for improvement with the appropriate person or department.  Be involved in implementing improvements
  • To inform relevant persons of issues with works order dates and times, proposing resolutions or relevant changes required
  • To carry out day to day maintenance of equipment used in special products and other Norbar processes or departments
  • To assist design engineers and other relevant staff in the design and development of new and current product
  • To participate in cross functional project teams

Future Prospects

The successful candidate could go down a number of career paths leading to a mechanical type role as a CNC Skilled Machinist which could lead to more technical roles longer term.

Reality Check

Ability to travel to Abingdon for college. The end job role may be on an alternative shift pattern.

Skills Required

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy

Qualities Required

  • The desire to learn and develop and the ability to question/challenge
  • Meet required deadlines
  • Self-motivation
  • A flexible attitude to work
  • The desire to learn and develop and the ability to question/challenge
  • A genuine interest in mechanical/electronic and software engineering and evidence of practical skills with an interest in how things are made/constructed
  • The ability and interest to take on a more technical, advanced qualification aligned with our future business needs is also of interest

Qualifications Required

A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5/C+ and above including English, Science and maths.

Training Provided

  • Engineering Technician Level 3
  • Delivery of In-House Competency Training Plan (Skills)
  • Delivery of Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) at College (Knowledge)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (if not exempt)
  • End Point Assessment
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