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Job Title : Electrical Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Axis Electronics
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7NY
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12267
Brief Description : Axis Electronics are looking for an Electrical Engineering Apprentice to support in the production of printed circuit board assembly.


Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role, ideally, you will have five GCSEs at 9 -4 (A*-C) equivalents including maths, English, and science.
Vacancy Detail : The Electrical Engineering Apprentice will be supporting the manufacturing of printed circuit board assembly. The apprentice will move round the company every 6 months, working in various areas of the business.
At Axis Electronics, we invest in our people with training and coaching helping every individual achieve their potential. Axis Electronics has continually served its customers with the highest standards of manufacturing excellence, whilst using lean principles to remove unnecessary costs, achieve delivery and quality performance in line with our customers demanding expectations. All our of core competencies are transferrable into supply chains where complex electronics systems manufacturing and test is required with product delivered on time, every time - typically we work with customers who require a product manufactured in the UK with the chosen manufacturing partner certified to AS9100 Rev.D and where SC21 Silver performance is desired.

The successful apprentice will cover the following over the apprenticeship programme:
• Flow Solder Operation
• Soldering
• Component preparation
• Test Engineering
• Surface Mount Technology
• Production Engineering
• Stores
• Mechanical Assembly
• Goods in and goods out

Axis electronics work across
• Defence
• Aerospace
• Security
• Automotive
• Oil and Gas
• Communications
• Computing
• Industrial
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday-Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 7.30-12.30
Salary : £ 288.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 06/05/2021
Possible Start Date : 28/06/2021
Personal Qualities : An interest in Electronics
Positive, can do attitude
Good time keeping and attendance
Skills Required : Good organisation
Attention to detail
Time keeping
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to use tools
Good manual dexterity
Adopts our company values (caring, hardworking, integrity, positivity, synergy)
Future Prospects : A career in Engineering within production or test. Technician level production staff. Opportunities to progress.
Training to be Provided : Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (competence)
Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies
Other Information : We will offer the successful apprentices:
Sponsorship for further education e.g. HNC or HND
6 Monthly pay reviews
2 onsite canteens
12.30 finish on a Friday
24 days annual leave
Christmas Shut down
Bonus Scheme
Life Assurance Scheme

Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of Tresham College, Part of the the Bedford College Group (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.
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