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Vacancy - Engineering Maintenance Technician

Since 1920 ercol has been making classic and timeless furniture. Ercol's factory, opened in 2002, is situated in the heart of the traditional Chiltern's furniture-making area has won a number of awards for its architectural design and environmental features and is looking to take on a Maintenance Technician in Princess Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Engineering Maintenance TechnicianErcol Furniture Ltd

Closing date

29 Sep 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • 07.30am – 16.30pm Monday - Thursday 07.30am – 12.30pm Friday 30 mins lunch break
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Weekly wage

Competitive salary

  • Expected duration

4 years

  • Possible start date

30 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

1 available

Vacancy description

A maintenance technician will on a daily basis respond to

  • equipment and machinery breakdowns
  • delivering preventative maintenance programmes
  • equipment refurbishment
  • new equipment installations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

An interest and ability for Mechanical/Maintenance Engineering

Personal qualities

Ability to work alone or as part of a team. Determination to see any task through to a successful conclusion.

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship together with the introduction of new technologies will provide further training & development opportunities.

Things to consider

Later stages of the apprenticeship will be based on manufacturing shift patterns in order to provide maintenance cover.


About the employer

Employer

Ercol Furniture Ltd

https://www.ercol.com

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

Description

Since 1920 ercol has been making classic, timeless pieces of furniture.  Ercol's 160,000 square foot factory, opened in 2002, is situated in the heart of the traditional Chiltern's furniture-making area. This stunning facility has won a number of awards for its architectural design and its environmental features.  

Since the start of our company in 1920, design has always been at the heart of ercol – design for comfort, design for function, design for beauty.

We combine practicality with looks, be it the copious storage of our sideboards, shelving units, bookcases and display cabinets, the comfort of our studio couch and of our chairs, or the utility of our coffee tables, lamp tables, desk and media units.

As well as our in-house design team, we commission some of the best in British design talent to bring you some outstanding furniture.  Our designs constantly evolve to reflect how you live today, whilst continuing to reflect ercol’s quality and craftsmanship.

Address

Summerleys Road

Princes Risborough

HP27 9PX


Employer's application instructions

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

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
  • 01993882008
  • y.garcia-mier@theengineeringtrust.org