Ds Smith Plc

Apprentice Engineer Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Ds Smith Plc (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,850.00
40.0 hours per week You will be required to work a shift rota (Hours TBC)
4 years (duration)
1 July 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Packaging site in Blunham, Bedfordshire and we are currently seeking a highly motivated and ambitious individual who would enjoy working in a manufacturing environment, as a Engineer Technician Apprentice.


What will the apprentice be doing?

During this apprenticeship, in addition to attending learning sessions at college part time, you will gain hands on operational experience by assisting the team in many areas including:

Supporting planned preventative maintenance plans;
Carrying out reactive repair and improvement on equipment;
Sourcing spare parts and service contracts;
Continually looking at ways to improve Asset Performance;
Maintaining comprehensive equipment records;

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression and a full time role on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Number skills, Logical, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C and above) Desired
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