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Job Title : Electronic Technician Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Cranfield Precision
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 7JE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11433
Vacancy Short Description : This apprenticeship is for an individual who is looking to learn how to design and build of PCBs for "Ultra Precision" machines. (Wage range: £162.13 (16-17 years) - £219.11 (18-20 years) £273.06 (21+)).

 

Qualifications Required : GCSE Maths, Science and English at grade A-C or 9-4. Qualification in a technical subject is required such as Engineering, or Design Technology.
Preferred A Levels Maths, Science and/or English at grades A-D
Vacancy Full Description : This apprenticeship is for an individual who is looking to learn how to design and build of PCBs for "Ultra Precision" machines.

The duties of this role will include (but not be limited to):

Electronic circuit design.
Produce layouts of PCBs.
Produce parts lists and circuit diagrams for PCBs.
Manufacture prototype PCBs
Test and set up of new PCBs.
Test and repair of legacy control system PCBs.
Operate surface mount oven.
Collate machine electrical technical files.
Assist Project Managers and Engineers with customer demonstrations.
Supply design files for Project Design Engineers.
Component and connector stock ordering.
Stock control.
FPGA, PAL and PROM programming.
Assist Electronics Design Engineer.
Stock control of components and PCBs

Pay scale for this company and vacancy:
16 – 17 years old - £162.13
18 – 20 years old - £219.11
21 and above - £273.06
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37hrs pw Mon-Thur 8am-4:15pm Fri 8am-3:45pm
Salary : £273.06 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 24/06/2018
Possible Start Date : 03/09/2018
Personal Qualities : Can do attitude
Reliable
Able to use initiative
Able to work as part of a team
Willingness to learn
Ability to work under pressure
Interest in Electronics and machine systems
Skills Required : Attention to detail
Basic IT skills
Good communication skills
Basic electronics and soldering skills
Good hand skills
Future Prospects : After successful completing the Engineering Apprenticeship you could potentially continue your career and studies to become Electronics Design Engineer then later possibly Electronics Design Supervisor.

We encourage our Apprentices to continue their studies to HNC as a minimum.
Training to be Provided : The qualifications you will study to achieve will depend on your chosen pathway, and include:

NVQs (work-based learning)
•Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
•Engineering Maintenance NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
•Fabrication and Welding Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
•Engineering Technical Support NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma.


Technical Certificates (classroom-based learning)
•Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology Level 3 Diploma
•EAL Engineering Technology Level 3 Diploma.


You will also have the opportunity to achieve the following additional qualifications:
•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.

Please be aware that there is a Wage range/pay scale for this vacancy :
£162.13 (16-17 years) - £219.11 (18-20 years) - £273.06 (21+)
Things to consider : The vacancy is a varied role, but at times may require long periods at a computer.

Please be aware that there is a Wage range/pay scale for this vacancy :
16 – 17 years old - £162.13
18 – 20 years old - £219.11
21 and above - £273.06
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