Sorion Electronics Ltd

Sorion Electronics Ltd - Level 3 - Apprentice Workshop Engineering Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Sorion Electronics Ltd (Employer)

Eef Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,200.76
39.0 hours per week Mon – Thurs 07:00 – 16:00 Fri 07:00 – 12:00
42 months (duration)
12 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
19 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity, working within a team of technicians, you will be building equipment to a high specification where quality and accuracy is key. You will be working from drawings to build bespoke Sorion Test Equipment which is used by our customers at their sites.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Sorion Electronics designs and manufactures bespoke guided assembly and end of line test systems for the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries.

They are looking to recruit a workshop operative apprentice to add to their team.

Electronic and Electrical Assembly
Electro-Mechanical Build
Panel Marking Out, Wiring and Assembly
Assembly of Jigs and Fixtures
Component Test Rigs
Harness Assembly, Wiring and Cabling
Panel Assembly, Soldering and Crimping
Labelling and Marking
Quality Assurance Inspection
Installation, Testing and Fault Finding on all System Components

Much of our work is engineering or automotive focused, therefore a good knowledge and interest in motor vehicles and the motor industry would also be of benefit. Good general personal presentation and communication is expected.

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us and Make UK, which are fully paid for, including: 

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) 
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At Sorion, your growth is central to our success. You would be joining a company where you’re encouraged to excel and your contributions to teams and projects are valued. On the successful completion of apprenticeships, opportunities are available to continue your development and training in areas including Technical Support, Applications Engineering, and Electrical / Mechanical Design.

✔ Competitive salary
✔ Ongoing training and development
✔ Ample free car parking
✔ Remote working options
✔ Work within a talented team
✔ Prestigious clients and projects
✔ Friday afternoons off
✔ Social events

Reality Check

Sorion work from 7am every morning until 4pm, with the compensation that we finish at 12pm midday on Fridays. The company designs and manufactures bespoke guided assembly and end of line test systems for the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries. Our systems are successfully used by companies around the world to increase efficiency and improve quality and traceability. We also offer electronic product design and development solutions to the highest standard. You will also be working on: Mobile Robot Systems Just-In-Sequence Manufacturing Systems Logistics Systems Our customers include Aston Martin, Bentley, Dyson, Jaguar Land Rover and Lamborghini, and many other diverse companies.

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 / C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or any other relevant subject) (Grade 4 / C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering or similar (Grade Pass) Desired
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