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Job Title : Workshop Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Blue Chip Group
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3JZ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Mechanical Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11348
Vacancy Short Description : Do you want to:
Learn to repair and maintain all printers and peripherals supported by Blue Chip?
Develop a basic level of understanding of IBM systems?

 

Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4, ideally including English, maths and science or a technical based subject such as engineering or product design.
Alternatively you can progress from a relevant Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship programme.
Vacancy Full Description : Do you want to:
Learn to repair and maintain all printers and peripherals supported by Blue Chip?
Develop a basic level of understanding of IBM systems?
• To ensure that all parts i.e. hammer banks, circuit boards, motors, UPS’s, PSU’s and other peripherals are fully tested in the prescribed manner.
• To ensure that all parts are to be booked out of WENG when fully tested or being moved out of the department.
• Prioritise testing of critical stock items when notified by a low stock email.
• Ensure that the test/staging area is kept safe and tidy at all times.
• Liaise with engineers and support them on all printer issues and document fixes.
• All test bed systems are to be kept operational at all times.
• To undertake any other task assigned by your line manager.
• Attend college and complete course work to the required standard.
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 37.5hrs pw Mon-Fri 9:00 - 17:30
Salary : £263.50 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/05/2018
Possible Start Date : 10/08/2018
Personal Qualities : Good attention to detail
Proactive
Team player
Flexible
Good communication skills
Ability to complete tasks to a satisfactory level
Skills Required : Time and work management
Electro mechanical skills
Have a basic understanding of hand tools
Understand working to deadlines and prioritising tasks.
Future Prospects : To reach full potential within the Engineering Department and then become a Field Engineer
Training to be Provided : NVQs (work-based learning)
•Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma (incorporating level 2 Performing Engineering Operations that is studied in the first year at College)


Technical Certificates (classroom-based learning)
•EAL level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technology
•BTEC level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
•BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering


Plus…
•English, maths and ICT Functional Skills
•Employee Rights and Responsibilities
•Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : Benefits from start date 25 days holidays (pro rata on start date)
On site gym
Use of Personal Trainers
Deep Tissue Sports Massage (1hr session)
Relaxing Massage (20 Min session)
Free eye test
£100 towards glasses for new prescription
Fruit Baskets
Childcare Vouchers
Cycle to work Scheme
Lifestyle Benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Benefit after Probation
3 months
5% of basic salary contributed into pension fund
Life Assurance
Private Medical Insurance (inc spouse/partner &
children)
Vitality Benefits
Income Protection Scheme
Travel Insurance
Will Writing
Tax Return Service
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