Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Herma UK Ltd (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £168.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 16:30
48 months (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

HERMA UK manufacture labelling equipment from a factory in Haverhill. A very clean professional environment, with 47 employees. They have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join the team.

Responsibilities

HERMA Uk Ltd specializes in designing and building high specification, high quality labelling equipment. As you develop, you will be trained in a range of activities, including Precision engineering and machine assembly, lathe work, milling work, Pillar drilling and using hand power tools, and hand tooling. Marking out and populating electrical back panels, wiring electrical back panels, Assembly of the back panel into the machine. Machine wiring, and final Electrical checks before initial power is supplied to the equipment.

Your role as Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice will be to:

  • Build your skills through on the job training and practice alongside attending college and working towards a qualification in Mechatronic Engineering
  • Integrate into the HERMA manufacturing facility and become part of the team
  • Learn how to follow mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Develop best practise and expertise in machine building from a kit of manufactured parts within HERMA
  • Assist other team members in any required tasks, and take each opportunity as a learning experience

Future Prospects

Successful Completion of the Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice scheme within HERMA UK Ltd can result in a permanent position within the manufacturing facility. The company has a firm belief of reward through skills, and as an apprentice gains experience and worth to the business will find that their salary will grow along with their experience.

Reality Check

  • Regular pay reviews
  • Company work wear
  • Supplied tools
  • In house engineer as a mentor
  • Travel to college will be subsidised by the company

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Must have an aptitude for mechanical and electrical concepts and an interest in "how things work"
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to continue with further education to achieve a ONC or equivalent in Mechatronic engineering
  • Attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • A logical, calm approach to solving problems

Qualifications Required

Be able to display a broad academic ability with good all round GCSE performance grades 9-5/A*-C or equivalent in maths and English is essential.

Training Provided

Full Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

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