Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Otter Controls Ltd (Employer)

University of Derby (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed (including time spent off the job training)
4 years (duration)
1 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We wish to recruit applicants to undertake 4 Year Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships commencing anytime from January to August 2021 in the areas of Toolmaking, Mechanical Maintenance and Laboratory Technician.

Responsibilities

The Company has been a leading manufacturer of thermostats, safety cut-outs and other sensing devices for the electrical, automotive and domestic appliance industries throughout the world for 70 years.

We wish to recruit applicants to undertake 4 Year Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships commencing anytime from January to August 2021 in the areas of Toolmaking, Mechanical Maintenance and Laboratory Technician.

Candidates will undertake a variety of duties including:

  • Using drawings and manufacturing equipment to produce components to specification
  • Maintaining quality and at all time
  • Following Health & Safety procedures

The successful candidates will receive:

  • Appropriate further education via block or day release to a minimum of NVQ Level 3
  • In-house training in mechanical disciplines
  • This will allow the individual to progress to a qualified toolmaker, technician or engineer
  • Additional higher education to HND or degree, depending on the calibre and performance of the individual

Future Prospects

  • Dependant on the performance and calibre of the individual further training up to higher HND or degree level
  • Possibility of permanent employment

Reality Check

Please consider how you get to work each day. 

The Company can offer good terms and conditions of employment, which include:

  • Contributory Occupational Pension Scheme and BUPA membership (subject to length of service.)
  • Paid overtime rates(after 38 hours)
  • Average of 6 weeks holiday per year
  • Excellent working environment
  • Company sick pay scheme

Skills Required

  • An interest in engineering
  • Good timekeeper
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • A team worker
  • Ability to follow instructions and keep to deadlines

Qualifications Required

  • Applicants should ideally have achieved, or expect to achieve, a minimum of 5 GCSE passes at grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent which must include maths, English and a science
  • We also encourage individuals with higher educational (GCSE A Level or BTEC) qualifications to apply

Training Provided

Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering - Machinist Pathway

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