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Engineering Technician (Design, Test, Development) Apprentice

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PETA Apprenticeships

Engineering Technician (Design, Test, Development) Apprentice Portsmouth

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PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Technician apprentice for our client, Magma. If you enjoy working to schedules and resolving problems, this is the apprenticeship for you. You will learn to use design software, working with production and manufacturing teams to ensure products move smoothly from design into test.

As an Engineering Technician apprentice this programme forms part of your companies succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Training to be delivered:

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant engineering skills center for off-the-job training.  You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, how to conduct business improvement activities, use Computer Aided Design software, general machining, fitting techniques, how to maintain mechanical and electrical equipment, how to assemble and test electronic circuits as well as general welding techniques. Your Level 3 programme will include, day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 Btec technical certificate. You will also complete a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered by PETA.

Overall duration 48 months

About the role:

Joining the Magma team as a Engineering Technician apprentice, your role will be focused on learning to produce a range of technical information including CAD drawings, as well as supporting projects through the design/development phase to pre-production prototyping and undertaking testing. Creating accurate data is important in this role. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Communicate with the design and certification teams to obtain the relevant information
  • Design mechanical and fabricated assemblies
  • Test and fault find prototype designs
  • Create schedules and bills of materials
  • Follow process, procedures and specifications.
  • Identify cost effective interventions and improvements
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (3-4 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Auto-enrolled into the Magma pension scheme
  • Vitality Health cover
  • Company uniform provided
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • 10 minute walk from Portchester Train Station
  • 4 x Salary death in service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Bonus scheme up to 10% of salary
  • Benefits after qualification period of 3 months 

Info

8am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch break (40 hours per week).

We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Essential Skills

  • 2 GCSE’s at grade C or above in maths and English 
  • Your motivation, drive and focus are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will possess good communication skills
  • Be able to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development
  • Be able to use your initiative
  • Have good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skills

Desired Skills

  • You will be IT literate
  • You will be ojective, using factual information and data to make decsions
  • You will be organised and work in a tidy, professional manner
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You will possess good interpersonal and written writing skills

About Company

Magma is an innovative, fast-growing subsea technology, at the leading edge of carbon fibre composite development. This is a great chance to work on a truly innovative production technology in a rapidly expanding company. Team spirit is important to our truly international team. At lunch time, the staff gather in the canteen to eat together and play games. Your career development will be tailored to your individual requirements. In return for your effort, we will provide you with a strong set of benefits and a competitive salary.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Essential Requirements

  • 2 GCSE’s at grade C or above in maths and English 
  • Your motivation, drive and focus are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will possess good communication skills
  • Be able to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development
  • Be able to use your initiative
  • Have good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skills

COVID-19 Engineering Technician (Design, Test, Development) Apprentice Portsmouth

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