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Job Title : Mechanical Technician Apprentice
Employer : Alroy Microwave & Electronics Ltd
Location : Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4QX
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11815
Brief Description : Working across Defense, Aerospace and Telecoms Industry, Alroy Microwave, is a family ran business, spanning over 52 Years, we are looking for an Apprentice Mechanical Technician to join our team.


Qualifications Required : Four GCSEs at grades A*-D or 9-4 including English, Maths and science or a technical subject such as engineering or product design.
Vacancy Detail : Alroy Microwave is a family ran business, spanning over 52 Years. We are looking for an Apprentice Mechanical Technician to join our team. We are a manufacturer of mechanical products using base materials mainly Aluminium, Copper and Brass. We are involved in the manufacturing of Microwave and RF products for the Defence, Aeropspace and Telecoms industry. We have our own machine shop and also technicians on the bench manufacturing products using a variety of methods and hand tools. We are looking for 2 apprentices who we want to put through college and potentially other courses dependent on ability.

The successful applicant will be taught all aspects of the job by a dedicated instructor. There are 4 main areas to the business:
- Bench fitter technician
- RF tester
- Solidworks CAD software operator
- Operating manual and CNC machines

If the successful applicant has the ability and the correct work ethic they will be given an opportunity to learn all aspects of the Business if they want too. This could also mean being given the opportunity to do further courses at College.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 39hrs pw Mon-Thur 8.00am - 4.30pm Friday 8.00am -15.30pm
Salary : £234.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 15/09/2019
Possible Start Date : 07/10/2019
Personal Qualities : Good attitude, wanting to do as well as possible. Learn as much as possible, and grasp an opportunity if it presents itself.
Skills Required : Good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skill
Enjoy problem solving
Pursuit of perfection
Be able to take instructions and lean in a fast paced environment
Future Prospects : We are a family business, and because of that, want to employ persons that see a long term future at the company. With that long term commitment means that an opportunity to move into the management side will always present itself to the right person.
In the longer term there will be travel opportunities due to working away.
The opportunity to take other exams, I.E HNC, HND
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 : The majority of the work is indoors unless working away.
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