Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically minded individual who'll have the chance to get involved to support the assigned manufacturing areas for engineering investigations, learn how to actively assess areas and improve to achieve a robust standardised process/capability through detailed procedures and training.

  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

KEYFACTS

Location:

Leicester

Annual Wage:

£12,000.00

Possible Start Date:

01-09-2021

Working Week:

Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm. Friday – 8.00am – 1.00pm.

Apprenticeship Framework:

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level:

Higher

Duration:

36 months

APPRENTICESHIPSUMMARY

Duties to include:

  • Define robust standards and processes for assessment of measurement systems and manufacturing asset capability
  • Practical application of MSA and asset capability for engineering planning in-line with Zero defect and APQP requirements
  • Learn how to complete root cause and problem solving to improve process
  • Understand to investigate and make engineering additions to the process as necessary to ensure customer compliance and throughput of orders within manufacturing
  • Produce and define detailed documentation for engineering process
  • Working with planning, control engineers and quality engineers
  • Work with the team to investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • To learn how to support manufacturing areas with problem solving to ensure customer orders remain mobile and the areas meet the daily performance targets for output, reduced scrap and rework
  • Learn how to complete root cause and problem solving to improve process
  • To the production of controlling documentation for engineering process, train workforce as necessary
  • Working with planning & control engineers
  • Work with the team to investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • Support manufacturing areas with problem solving to ensure customer orders remain mobile and the areas meet the daily performance targets for output, reduced scrap and rework
  • Produce controlling documentation for engineering process, train workforce as necessary.
  • Working with planning & control engineers, ensure manufacturing readiness for new or existing orders/products in respect to engineering control, training, tools, equipment, drawings, gauging and procedures
  • Investigate existing repeating issues and undertake continuous improvement projects
  • Actively work to reduce MRR creation in the first instance in all areas in-line with Quality objectives and promote “right first time” culture

Full training and support will be given.

REQUIREMENTS ANDPROSPECTS

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Technically minded
  • Interested in production / engineering as a whole
  • Excellent retention skills
  • Be confident to work within a team
  • Have ability and competence in computer skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • A ‘can do’ positive attitude
  • Presentable
  • Professional and friendly manner
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team providing high quality, customer-focused services
  • Able to complete tasks on time and within established parameters
  • Ability to work in a professional, respectful manner with those who are content experts, but not technical experts

ABOUT THEEMPLOYER

SPS Technologies has been established since 1936, its product offering and investment strategy is focused on technically sophisticated components and materials that are necessary and vital to key end-user markets such as aerospace, transportation, power generation, racing, farm and construction equipment and general industrial. Quality control programs of all SPS businesses reflect the demanding requirements of SPS' aerospace heritage. All product lines benefit from the culture of quality that has a long history at SPS. Because of this culture and our strong product design capability, many of SPS' products are manufactured for safety-critical applications.

CLOSINGDATE

Thursday 5th, August 2021

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