ABB Ltd

Robotics Engineering Apprenticeship

Employer:

ABB Ltd

Training Provider:

MILTON KEYNES COLLEGE

Annual wage £14,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 08.00 - 17.00
duration: 48 months
start: 3 August 2020
MILTON KEYNES
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
29 March 2020 (application closing date)
Join a company at the top of its game. A company dedicated to helping the UK’s leading organisations to develop and maintain their vital electrical infrastructure and automation assets. A company packed with people who share a passion for engineering and state-of-the-art technology. We want to share that passion with a new generation of engineers.

Responsibilities

Mechanical/ Electrical/ Software engineer. Based on a 3-year apprenticeship through college day release.

When working with Service Robotics Project Engineering the apprentices may be involved in:

Robotic solution design assistance – aid in taking the robotic solution from the sales concept to a working delivered system

Technical support for testing, installation, and commissioning – practical experience with solutions being delivered to customers

Project documentation – preparation and delivery of documentation within scope of work (e.g. layouts, bill of materials etc.)

Applications:

  • 2D/3D CAD Simulation packages
  • Design Engineering
  • Offer/ proposal preparation

Project Execution:

  • Online and offline robot programming
  • Commission of automated robotic systems
  • Electrical electronic fault finding

Post Project:

  • Technical Fault finding
  • Maintenance Service support
  • Auto lot site exposure

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all ABB & course requirements
  • Ensure ABB processes are followed
  • Adherence to Health & Safety policies
  • Ability to travel - UK & Europe

Challenges:

  • Building strong relationships with your peers
  • Building relationships with suppliers
  • Compliance
  • Understanding of the industry
  • Attention to detail

Company benefits:

  • Full training
  • Applied Career Learning
  • Central Location
  • ABB Package
  • State of art facility
  • Exciting Sector

Things to consider:

  • Applications will be considered from candidates looking to leave school/college/university in Summer 2020

Future Prospects

The employer is looking to offer a permanent position on completion of the Apprenticeship, depending on performance.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Flexible / Punctual / Organised
  • Methodical and logical mind-set
  • Core skills in Microsoft applications knowledge
  • Ability to work independently & take instruction
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communications skills – verbal & written

Qualities Required

  • Positive & ‘can do’ attitude & friendly
  • Treats other with respect & dignity
  • Good team player
  • Professional / presentable appearance
  • Good sense of humour

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE or equivalents at grade C/4 or above including English, maths & Science
  • 3 A Levels or equivalents (Engineering Bias e.g. maths, Physics) - desirable
  • BTEC Level 3 diploma (desirable)
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualification in Engineering (desirable)
  • Full UK Drivers licence (Preferred, but not essential) or willing to start lessons

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Engineering Technician
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering 
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering 
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering 
  • HNC Engineering
  • College Attendance 
  • Regular visits from the College into the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Use of e-portfolio
  • Functional Skills if required 
  • End Point Assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the College and employer
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