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Vacancy - Engineering Technician Apprentice

This is a fantastic opportunity to launch a career within a company committed to sustainability and to improving the lives of people across the globe. Johnson Matthey Plc is looking to recruit a Technician Engineering Apprentice at their Technology Centre in Sonning Common, near Reading.

Closing date

31 May 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • Monday to Friday 9:00 until 5:30pm
    • Total hours per week: 37.00
  • Annual wage

£14,000.00

  • Expected duration

4 years

  • Possible start date

02 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

1 available

Vacancy description

This is a fantastic opportunity to launch a career within a company committed to sustainability and to improving the lives of people across the globe.

Our Apprentice will support the work of the Engineering team. This will involve ensuring the workshop is maintained to a high standard.

  • Working to Engineering Drawings
  • Building Rig frames & structures
  • Determining the optimum location and then mounting instrumentation, valves and other rig components.
  • Design of parts for manufacture within the Engineering Workshop
  • Pipework
  • Point to point electrical cabling including plug and socket termination
  • Leak testing
  • Electrical Circuit checking
  • Calibration of Instrumentation

Liaising with Scientists, Design teams and the Mechanical Engineering Workshop


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to have the following skills:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Accuracy in record-keeping
  • An ability to follow instructions carefully
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English.

Personal qualities

The motivation and commitment to work in a team environment, delivering projects on time.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C (Grade 5) and above including English, Science and maths.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be opportunities to progress onto higher level qualifications to support your career development within Johnson Matthey.

Things to consider

You will be required to wear suitable PPE, including eye protection, foot protection and suitable clothing at all times.


About the employer

Employer

Johnson Matthey Technology Centre

http://matthey.com/

Description

Johnson Matthey PLC is a global leader in science that enables cleaner air, improved health and more efficient use of natural resources. Many of our products enhance the quality of life for millions of people around the world. The Technology Centre, based at Sonning Common, undertakes research work for the group.

Address

Blounts Court

Reading

RG4 9NH


Employer's application instructions

To apply please visit our website: theengineeringtrust.org and complete the online application form in the Apprentice Section on the website. Your application form will be sent to prospective employers so please complete the form as accurately as you can. Please do not use text language – correct usage of upper and lower case characters is very important. This is a formal application not a message to a friend. Do not use abbreviations and check your spelling. Complete all relevant boxes on the form or enter not applicable. Give full course titles where appropriate i.e. NVQ L2 Performing Engineering Operations NOT just NVQ L2. Please give predicted grades if you are currently undertaking qualifications. Please avoid any inappropriate content within the email address. For return communication purposes a valid email address is required. Please also add theengineeringtrust.org onto your safe list within your email account. Check your email on a regular basis as this will be contact method for us and any prospective employer. As a precaution, you may also need to check your junk and spam folders. This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website. This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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


Training provider

Training to be provided

Engineering Technician level 3 standard 

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship delivered over 4 years.  First year basic training, Foundation competence and development knowledge, delivered at external college/provider.  Subsequent years spent in company following company training plan, against which an NVQ is awarded.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering Technician

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993882008
  • y.garcia-mier@theengineeringtrust.org