Job Title : Latch and Batchelor - Technical Support - Advanced Apprenticeship
Employer : Latch and Batchelor (Division of Webster and Horsfall)
Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, B25 8DW
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00047
Brief Description : Technical Support is the pathway whereby you will sample different roles. You will provide engineering support to all production areas within the business to gain insight into different company processes.
Qualifications Required : 5 GSCEs, or equivalent, at C grade or above (Grade 5-9), (including maths, English and
Vacancy Detail : What does a Technical Support Apprenticeship involve?
Technical Support is the pathway whereby you will sample different roles. You will provide engineering support to all production areas within the business to gain an insight into different company processes.
You will gain an understanding of the rope production process including mechanical splicing, measuring, socketing and dispatch.
You will gain an understanding of the wire production process including work hardening, reduction in area, elongation, controlling temperature and lubrication.
You will produce a variety of steel types for despatch in an accurate and timely manner to meet customer orders to national and international specifications.
Completion of the job function to a high standard in terms of both quality and quantity.
Become versatile across machines running them remotely where possible to ensure maximum machine efficiency.
Positions Available : 2
Working Week : Mon-Thurs 7:30am-4:30pm Fri 7:30am-13:30pm Total Hours - 40hrs
Salary : £208.33 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 25/10/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/11/2019
Personal Qualities : Latch and Batchelor are looking for the best. Whilst academic success is important, so too is your drive and determination to work within the automotive engineering industry.
Latch and Bachelor are also searching for people who exhibit:
• A willingness to work as part of a team
• An ability to take and follow instruction
• Keen attention detail
Skills Required : • Genuine interest in engineering and technology-based subjects
• Excellent problem solving skills
• The enthusiasm to learn new things
Training to be Provided : • Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• NVQ Level 3
• A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3)
• In house training in line with your requirements.
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal, learning and thinking skills award
Other Information : On completion of your level 3 apprenticeship, you may also move on to study a HNC or Degree level qualification when you join the Technical Support team as a technician.
Things to consider : This apprenticeship role means undertaking placements across different sites.
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