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Job Title : Kuka Systems UK Ltd - Supply Chain Engineer Apprenticeship
Employer : KUKA UK Limited
Location : Halesowen, B62 8AN
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00229
Brief Description : To provide all Supply Chain & Purchasing aspects (Including Nuclear) to the Product Realisation process for Kuka UK Ltd.


Qualifications Required : Ideally you will have 5 GCSEs grades 4 (C) or above, or equivalent, that includes maths, English and Science or Technology

Holding A Level / BTEC level 3 in science, maths or an engineering subject will be looked upon favourably.
Vacancy Detail : KUKA AG is an internationally active company with sales of around 3 billion euro. Every day, roughly 13,200 KUKA employees at our headquarters in Augsburg and around the world work to ensure that we remain one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions. Our international customers come from, among other sectors, the automotive industry and general industry. KUKA offers you everything from a single source: from the individual components to fully automated systems.

In the United Kingdom, KUKA operates from three locations in the West Midlands – Wednesbury, Halesowen, and Redditch. Each of these locations represents a KUKA division. In addition to sharing a region, the three locations have one other thing in common: their passion for KUKA as a company and its technological innovation

During this apprenticeship you will work in the supply chain department, completing Engineering Support and Operations qualifications to enable you to become a supply chain Engineer.

This role's duties will involve:

Producing Requests For Quotation followed by Quote Analysis, Conduct negotiations with Supply Chain to optimise costs and timing
Processing Project & Non Project Materiel Orders as required & Expedite Materiel from Supply Chain to meet Project timing and delivery requirements
Generating and maintaining Supply Chain status reports and KPIs
Generating Import and Export Documentation and maintain compliance
Work Order & Production Planning including Routings and Bookings
Having good General Engineering workshop equipment skills Turning, Milling, Grinding, Drilling to enable processing, fitting or assembling electrical / electronic features of new products as required
Working to KUKA Corporate Compliance requirements
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Year 1 - Mon - Thur 8am - 4.30pm, Fri 8am - 12.30pm.
Salary : £ 263.67 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 25/01/2021
Possible Start Date : 26/01/2021
Personal Qualities : Interest in and ideally basic knowledge of manufacturing processes, machining, welding & general fabrication
Interest in modern technology
Interest in project management
Flexible attitude to Blended Learning requirements
Skills Required : Excellent communication skills, written, reading and oral
Good IT Skills & Outlook
Confident , good teamwork and ethics behaviours
Good numeracy and English skills
Future Prospects : Following your apprenticeship, you will become a supply chain engineer.
Training to be Provided : This 4 year programme will include:
• 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 : Must be UK National because of Government Security Classification (GSC) requirements of the role (No duel nationals).
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