Leybold UK Ltd

Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Leybold UK Ltd (Employer)

East Surrey College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
37.5 hours per week 8.45am – 5pm Mon to Thurs with a 30 minute lunch break 9am – 4pm Fri with a 30 minute lunch break
42 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Engineering fitter (apprenticeship standard)
30 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for an Engineering Fitter apprentice to join us in Sept 2022, who is excited about maintaining and repairing products that are revolutionizing the world of vacuum. We want people who are excited about solving unique, and highly complex technical problems.

Responsibilities

Are you keen to start an exciting career in mechatronics?  Do you enjoy finding solutions to people’s technical problems? Are you a self-starter who is keen to grow within an innovative company?  If so, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for an Engineering Fitter apprentice to join us in Sept 2022, who is excited about maintaining and repairing products that are revolutionizing the world of vacuum.  We want people who are excited about solving unique, and highly complex technical problems.

Leybold and our training provider, East Surrey College will collaborate to ensure that you are provided with continuous training and development.  The majority of your development will be on the job learning at our UK Leybold workshop-based Chessington. 

You’ll be given a tailored development plan and opportunities to increase your skills throughout with 80% being on-the-job and the remaining 20% off-the-job.  Additional training will be delivered either remotely through online learning, with some additional off-site training with the training provider. You will receive support from your manager, buddy and mentor to aid you in securing a permanent role in one of our teams, a competitive salary along with other generous benefits. This is a 36 - 42-month Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship program with the Technical Service Inhouse team in conjunction with our training provider.

As an apprentice at Leybold you will be empowered to make a difference whilst also given the support and opportunity to develop your skills.

Responsibilities, aligned with the Level 3 standard, include but aren’t limited to:

  • Making a technical contribution to either the quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning or maintenance of products
  • Applying safe systems of working
  • Applying proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems

What you can expect from us:

  • A friendly, family-like atmosphere
  • Plenty of opportunities to grow and develop
  • A culture known for respectful interaction, ethical behavior and integrity
  • Potential to see your ideas realized and to make an impact
  • New challenges and new things to learn every day
  • Access to global job opportunities, as part of the Atlas Copco Group
  • An excellent remuneration & benefits package
  • A workplace for everyone – at Leybold we know that diversity and inclusion help us understand our customers needs and strengthen employee motivation, productivity, innovation and results

What we expect from you:

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.
  • Experience from personal or school projects is a plus
  • A strong interest in learning and growing as a service engineer
  • An interest in engineering or construction and enjoys learning how things work
  • Good timekeeping and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to understand and follow instructions
  • Takes pride in their work and has a keen eye for detail
  • Adaptable
  • Can-do attitude
  • Works collaboratively with others

Future Prospects

Opportunity to progress within the company.

Reality Check

Must be able to travel to East Surrey College one or two days a week for training.

In their first two years there will be one evening a week college attendance (Remote) during college term times.

Skills Required

  • Good timekeeping and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to understand and follow instructions
  • Can work collaboratively with others

Qualities Required

  • Experience from personal, school or open source projects or programming competitions is a plus
  • A strong interest in learning and growing as a service engineer
  • An interest in engineering or construction and enjoys learning how things work
  • Take pride in your work and have a keen eye for detail
  • Adaptable
  • Can-do attitude

Qualifications Required

Essential

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including mathematics, English and a Science

Training Provided

Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering.

Year 1

  • Health and Safety in Engineering
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Maintenance
  • Applications of Mechanical Systems
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Computer Aided Design

Year 2

  • Engineering Project
  • Communications for Engineers
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Inspection and Testing 
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulic Engineering

In the first year you will attend college for some additional days to develop your practical skills 

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