Job Title : Test Electronic Technician Apprentice
Employer : Specialist Microwave Solutions Ltd
Location : Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0FQ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11701
Brief Description : Apprentice test technician training in the assembly and test of micro-electronic parts using small hand tools, under a microscope.
Qualifications Required : GCSE English, Maths and Science A-C or 9-4
Suitable candidates will be educated to either A level or good GCSE standard as a minimum, with a bias towards science and technology. Day release to attend college with a view to achieving HNC level may be available to the right candidate.
Vacancy Detail : Apprentice test technician training in the assembly and test of micro-electronic parts using small hand tools, under a microscope.
To achieve this, a high degree of manual dexterity is essential, along with willingness to learn new skills.
SMS Ltd has an immediate vacancy for a test and assembly technician, to join a small friendly team designing and manufacturing micro-electronic components and assemblies for the Aerospace and Defence markets.
Your work will involve learning how to :-
1. Assemble micro-electronic devices by hand
2. Using small hand tools and working under a microscope
3. Learning how to test components
4. Fault find and optimise products, using a wide range of test equipment.
5. The apprentice will have to develop, a high degree of manual dexterity which will become an essential skill.
6. Having a desire & willingness to learn new skills.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 38hrs pw Mon-Thurs 8-6 Fri 8-2:30
Salary : £228.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/01/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/02/2019
Personal Qualities : Mature and self disciplined. The work environment is relaxed and requires good self-motivation
Skills Required : An interest and basic knowledge of electronics and excellent manual dexterity
Future Prospects : Career technician with potential as supervisor, or progression to production or design engineer for an exceptional candidate.
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
Performing Engineering Operations NVQ Level 2 Diploma (QCF) – with bias to match your chosen pathway
•Industrial Environment Awareness Level 2 Award in (QCF)
•English and maths Functional Skills
•Employee Rights & Responsibilities
•Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria.
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