WHS Plastics - Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company: WHS Plastics Limited
  • Location: Sutton Coldfield, B76 9BG
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £200.75 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00441
  • Application Deadline Date: 07/08/2022
  • Start Date: 12/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Year 1 - Mon - Thurs 8am - 4.30pm Fri 8am - 12.30pm

Brief Description

You will learn a variety of skills using high tech equipment including robotics, plc, design tools and other engineering applications and help to deliver engineering solutions.

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE’s Grade 9-4, (including Maths and English)

Personal Qualities

• Enthusiasm
• An interest in engineering and why you want to become a WHS Plastics apprentice.
• Positive work ethic
• Patience

Skills Required

• Ability to follow precise instructions
• Keen eye for detail
• Hands on mind set
• Problem solving abilities

Future Prospects

Once you complete your apprenticeship, you will become a fully qualified engineer within the company

Vacancy Detail

WHS Plastics operates successfully in a highly competitive global marketplace, supporting major international companies in a variety of industries such as automotive, electronics, industrial and hygiene products.

At the core of our business is the operation of cutting edge injection moulding processes. We deliver measurable benefits to customers and always strive to stay one step ahead of the competition.

As part of the WHS Group, we have an enviable reputation for supplying world-class plastic products, while working in close partnership with customers with complete dedication to their requirements. We are a leading tier one supplier to many major motor manufacturers.

A financially stable, private, family-owned company established in 1933 – we have constantly invested in our people, our equipment and facilities. WHS Plastics operates from two large facilities at our headquarters near Birmingham, employing more than 400 skilled and experienced staff.

This role will require individuals to develop and learn aspects to offer engineering support to our facilities at WHS Plastics Ltd. Engineering Technical Support is the pathway, with robotics focus, whereby you will provide engineering support to all production areas within the business, offering a variety of tasks and challenges to solve.
You will learn a variety of skills using high tech equipment including robotics, plc, design tools and other engineering applications and help to deliver engineering solutions.

As an apprentice Engineering Technician you will train to become a highly skilled, well trained individual, with a structured training programme and pathway over a four year period.
Year 1 full time placement at Make UK Hub and then further day release for year 2 will be supported by our current Engineering team to help and support whilst at WHS Plastics Ltd.

Throughout your apprenticeship you will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours required to support and solve engineering/robotics issues to help drive our business forward:
1. Assisting with the introduction of new work to the business from engineering perspective.
2. Assist in new manufacturing facilities/projects and workstreams to deliver new engineering actions /processes or improve current activity.
3. Investigating and deliver improvement projects to offer robust solutions to assist such as Manufacturing, Quality, Product launch, Dimensional teams for example.
4. Robotics pathway to specialise and focus deliverables in this field on completion of apprenticeship.

Other Information

We would like someone who has a genuine passion for engineering

This apprenticeship has expired