Job Title : Jaguar Land Rover - Advanced Apprentice - Manufacturing - Battery Assembly Centre
Employer : Jaguar Land Rover Ltd (Battery Assembly Centre)
Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, B46 1GA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00122
Brief Description : Our new Battery Assembly Centre (BAC) is a state-of- the-art facility that will power Jaguar Land Rover’s next generation of electric vehicles. To achieve this will need new talent in order to commission, install and maintain this manufacturing facility
Qualifications Required : You will need maths GCSE and English Language GCSE grade C/ 4 or above.
In addition, you’ll also need three further GCSEs including a Science, Engineering, Technology or an additional Maths subject at grade C/ 4 or above, or as an alternative, Engineering Vocational qualification level 3 of 90 credit value (540 GLH).
Vacancy Detail : To Apply for this role: Please copy and paste the following link into a browser to be taken to the Jaguar Land Rover recruitment portal : https://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com/job/Birmingham-Advanced-Apprentice-Manufacturing-Battery-Assembly-Centre/557694301/
Please Note: Make UK are not responsible for the recruitment of this role so if you apply through our website, your application will not be registered with JLR.
Creating the cars of tomorrow is a challenge around 40,000 passionate Jaguar Land Rover colleagues take on every day. The way cars are created and driven is changing. And we are leading that change. Our vision is for a cleaner, smarter, more connected world where autonomous, connected, electrified and shared vehicles will replace the environmentally impactful world of the internal combustion engine. Throughout our history we have always taken on the challenges of creating the most prestigious, sustainable and desirable cars.
Our new Battery Assembly Centre (BAC) is a state-of- the-art facility that will power Jaguar Land Rover’s next generation of electric vehicles. To achieve this will need new talent in order to commission, install and maintain this advanced manufacturing facility. You’ll undertake a role in either quality operations or maintenance where you’ll be responsible for maintaining high speed automated and advanced technologies and ensuring our products satisfy precision engineering specifications. You’ll provide support to maximise production efficiencies and maintain all associated assembly equipment to ensure the smooth running of our manufacturing facilities.
Join the Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme, and you’ll have opportunities to make your mark in roles such as:
Plant Quality Operations ensures our products satisfy precision engineering specifications. You'll perform a variety of testing and validation activities ensuring the quality and performance of our batteries exceeds our customer expectations.
You'll gain detailed knowledge across a range of measurement, testing, analysis, investigation processes and techniques and develop teamworking and problem-solving skills to support root cause analysis of quality concerns.
In addition, you’ll work cross-functionally to support the investigation and resolution of quality concerns as well as contribute towards the continuous improvement of our build and validation processes.
In this area, you’ll work to improve our manufacturing techniques and processes, and gain knowledge of our vehicles and production techniques, reporting on assembly solutions, standardisation, quality and economic best practice.
You’ll carry out preventive maintenance, diagnose and fix faults on complex machinery and equipment to keep our assembly operation running smoothly. You’ll develop your ability to use problem-solving skills on robots, logistics, process system and electrical components.
We’ll also help you develop the skills required to carry out machine alignments and interact with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) / Numerically Controlled (NC) equipment to ensure machine availability and the quality of our product.
You’ll also gain the ability to use problem-solving skills to understand and correct complex problems within the production environment. In addition, you’ll gain both electrical and mechanical training with the opportunity to develop yourself into a highly skilled and competent technician.
Positions Available : 5
Working Week : You will work a minimum of 7 hours per working day, the specific start and end times may vary
Salary : £249.38 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 31/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 04/09/2020
Personal Qualities : The ideal apprentice will be hard working, dedicated to developing their skills in a manufacturing environment
A passion for engineering is a must
They will embrace innovation and creativity and always be open to change
They will relish the challenge of working for a world class manufacturer of cars and other vehicles
Skills Required : The ability to communicate well.
Training to be Provided : • Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
• A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
• In house training in line with your requirements.
Other Information : Following your apprenticeship, you will have chosen your pathway to join either the Maintenance team or the Quality Operations team.
Things to consider : Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date at any time based on the volume of applications.
Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK for an indefinite period.
REWARD AND BENEFITS
Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.
Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. You’ll receive a competitive salary and upon successful completion of the scheme you will also have achieved a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Manufacturing and Engineering. We will also pay for your tuition and course fees, give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package, and you will be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs.
And there are regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.
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