Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Unilever (Employer)

The University of Sheffield (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,452.00 to £17,901.50
37.5 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
36 months (duration)
1 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Manufacturing Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
29 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an engineering manufacturing technician you will provide specialist technical support so that organisations can develop, produce or test new/existing products, processes or procedures to meet customer specification in terms of quality, cost and delivery, as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Responsibilities

As an engineering manufacturing technician, duties will include:

  • You will provide specialist technical support so that organisations can develop, produce or test new/existing products, processes or procedures to meet customer specification in terms of quality, cost and delivery, as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • You will gather information and data from a range of sources and analyse the information/data
  • Solve problems and produce and/or update technical documentation reports or specifications covering areas such as quality, reliability, production schedules/targets, costing or other technical documentation that informs others, either internally or externally what needs to be done such as how a product must be designed, manufactured, tested, modified, maintained, stored, transported, commissioned or decommissioned

Future Prospects

  • Engineering Manufacturing Technician

Reality Check

  • The Engineering Manufacturing Technician​ apprenticeship will be delivered through a blended learning mode that includes remote online learning
  • You will also attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield for one day each month for a full day of classroom teaching

Skills Required

Curiosity:

  • A passion to learn how things work and a desire to actively participate in seeking solutions/improvements  

Problem solving:  

  • Ability to approach problems in a logical and structured manner aiming to generate effective solutions

Communication skills: 

  • Convey or share ideas and feelings effectively using verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective listening and questioning skills

Teamwork: 

  • Work well in a team and contribute towards individual and team goals.

Computer Literacy: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including Word and Excel

Qualities Required

  • Purpose and Service: Works from purpose for the good of others. Knows what their own purpose/what motivates them.  Communicates with enthusiasm about the specific role requirements/programme applied for
  • Has a realistic understanding of the programme requirements and expectations
  • Personal Mastery: Always brings their best self. Makes an immediate and positive impact on others. Manages own emotions, remaining calm and effective during stressful times. Present and focused in the moment, attends to tasks and people to make conscious decisions. Acknowledges their limits of personal knowledge, skills, and expertise
  • Agility: Constantly curious and courageous. Sharing success and failures with others, reflecting on learnings. Proactively taking actions to constantly learn and improve, seeking feedback from colleagues
  • Adapts quickly to change by modifying behaviour and approac

Qualifications Required

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering - overall grade DM or higher and a minimum of two A-Levels at grade C or above, including mathematics or science EAL Diploma – Distinction
  • Applicants are also required to successfully pass assessment before being offered an apprenticeship

Training Provided

  • Level 3  Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 
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About the employer

Were one of the most competitive and successful consumer goods companies in the world. From foods to home and personal care, we make some of the best-loved brands in the world - boasting names like Persil, Marmite, Pot Noodle and Ben and Jerrys, to name just a few. Every day 150 million of our products are purchased in 150 different countries.

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