Parlex (Europe) Ltd

Product Design Engineering Apprentice - Parlex (Europe) Ltd - Advanced (Level 3)

Parlex (Europe) Ltd (Employer)

Isle of Wight College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,998.00
35.25 hours per week Mon-Thurs 0800-1630 Friday 0800-1230
42 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
15 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for Parlex as a Product Design Engineering Apprentice. A subsidiary of Johnson Electric, a global leader in motion products and flexible interconnects. A great opportunity to join their friendly team at the new Research & Development Centre in Newport with career progression for the right candidate.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out drawing compilation as required in line with company design guidelines adopting a right first-time approach
  • To carry our Route and BOM compilation as necessary adopting a right first-time approach
  • To complete artwork manufacture as necessary
  • To provide technical support as required.
  • Carry out appropriate design reviews at preliminary design and ahead of mass production

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

  • After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development, the apprentice will be required to achieve the Level 3 (Advanced) Engineering Technician Apprenticeship. 
  • The apprentice will carry out 4 days per week work-based learning with training at Parlex (Europe) and education at CECAMM Engineering College, Isle of Wight, 1 day per week for the duration of up to 42 months. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Post apprenticeship, the expectation is to become a full-time design engineer within the company with the potential to lead to Higher National Certificate or Diploma HNC/HND.  This would include a highly competitive salary, benefits such as medical insurance, life assurance, pension schemes, paid vacation and experience global travel for company needs.


Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

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