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Job Title : Controls Engineer Apprentice
Employer : Weetabix
Location : Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 5JR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Manufacturing
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11742
Brief Description : Working alongside our experienced engineering teams within our factories, apprentices will deliver specialised mechanical and electrical maintenance and repairs.

 

Qualifications Required : Applicants must have a minimum 5 GCSEs at 4/5 (C) or above or equivalent including English, Math’s, and Physics.
Vacancy Detail : During the programme we will provide experience working across several of our iconic brands with rotations through a number of our Burton Latimer and Corby-based factories.
In particular the apprentice will learn about:
• Electrical design.
• Writing and structuring Programable Logic Controller (PLC) code.
• Designing operator screens.
• Fault finding on automation systems.
• Robotics.
• Control Network design including cyber security.

All aspects of electrical/electronic systems will be taught on-the-job, which runs alongside attendance at college on a part-time basis for at least two-years.
Excellent opportunities for further development within the company on successful completion of the advanced apprenticeship.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Salary : £240.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 31/03/2019
Possible Start Date : 05/08/2019
Personal Qualities : • Proactive
• Attention to detail
• Organised
• Flexible
Have a positive attitude, enjoy working as a team player, are highly driven and self-motivated and want to make a difference.
Skills Required : • Strong communication skills and a professional and personable attitude
• Self-motivated and hungry for a challenge.
• Hard working and want to be part of a growing company.
Applicants must be passionate and enthusiastic about engineering.
Future Prospects : For the highest performers there will be an additional progression route available to Level 4/5 BTEC HNC.
Training to be Provided : Maintenance Engineering Technician Standard Level 3 through Tresham College, Corby.
In addition you will receive extensive PLC training from specialist suppliers.
Other Information : With effect from April 1st 2018 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship.

For all other Apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.
Things to consider : Only Candidates who have fully completed the Application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
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