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Vacancy - Apprentice Field Service Engineer

As a world leader in servicing science, Thermo Fisher Scientific offers challenging work and to be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. They are looking to recruit an apprentice field service engineer based in the Midlands and London.

Closing date

30 Sep 2018

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • 37-1/2 hour week 9.00am – 5.30pm
    • Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Weekly wage

Competitive salary

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

45 months

  • Possible start date

01 Oct 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

As an Apprentices Field Service Engineer, you will:

  • Train as an apprentice service engineer and undertake a structured training program combining field service, workshop and academic.
  • Travel to our customer sites across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands to provide support to our network of valued customers.
  • Attend field Service visits to include installation, preventative maintenance and repair of medical diagnostic instruments alongside skilled engineers eventually being able to attend basic service visits unsupervised.
  • Develop skills and knowledge around engineering and biotechnology leading to a suitable qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Thermo Fisher Scientific want to hear from you if you have a :

  • Keen interest engineering or biotechnology
  • Strong technical aptitude and problem solving skills
  • Customer focus with good communication skills
  • Desire to travel across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands at short notice.

Personal qualities

  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • Commitment and ability to succeed
  • Self motivated
  • Good time management

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5 and above including English, Science and Maths.

Future prospects

Thermo Fisher Scientific are offering a competitive salary, company car (after a qualifying period) and a training program that will enable you to progress your career in multi-national company with revenues in excess of $20 billion. You will gain qualifications and develop a range of skills. Most importantly you will be part of a fantastic team and have fun along the way!

Things to consider

This is a great opportunity for an apprentices to join our successfully team. If you are hard working and prepared to go that extra mile we would like to hear from you.


About the employer

Employer

Thermo Fisher Scientific

www.thermofisher.com

Description

As a world leader in servicing science, our work is more than something that fill our days. When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in the R&D industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Addresses

Location

Number of positions

Unit 55B 
Bridge Close 
DA2 6QP

1

Location

Number of positions

2 Consul Road 
CV21 1PB

1

Additional location information

This is for a Field Service Engineering Apprenticeship role. Applicants must hold a current car driving license a have at least 6 month driving experience


Employer's application instructions

http://www.theengineeringtrust.org/apprenticeships/applynow/


Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship delivered over 4 years.  First year basic training and subsequent years spent in company following company training plan.  To reflect the Standard / Framework requirements.

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993 882008
  • y.garcia-mier@theengineeringtrust.org