Job Title : Technical Level 4 Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Twiflex Limited
Location : Bedford, MK42 9RD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12307
Brief Description : Twiflex Ltd are looking to recruit a Technical Apprentice where you will receive practical training and theoretical knowledge through day release at college to become a fully skilled Applications Engineer.
Qualifications Required : Level 3 qualification in engineering or progression from an engineering apprenticeship.
GCSE Grades 9 - 4 (A*-C) in Maths, English and a Technical Subject such as D&T, Engineering, Resistant Materials or graphics
Vacancy Detail : Twiflex Ltd are looking to recruit a Technical Apprentice where you will receive practical training and theoretical knowledge through day release at college to become a fully skilled Applications Engineer. This is an ideal opportunity to progress your career in engineering for a global leader in power transmission.
The technical apprenticeship is designed for the apprentice to acquire all the skills and knowledge to become fully qualified as an Applications Engineer.
To acquire the practical skills they will be providing a service to the sales department and customers, involving selection and quotation of Altra brand products supported at the Twiflex Ltd facility.
You will be working from a customer enquiry and translating technical requirements into selection of units for a variety of different mechanical power transmission applications for different industries such as marine, mining, steel and oil and gas. You will work with customer specifications, undertake full calculations and help develop new design solutions to meet the customers required specification, prepare cost estimates for new assembly proposals through good understanding of key suppliers and the manufacturing costing system and preparing quotations for presentation to customers whilst maintaining accepted levels of profitability.
To gain the necessary theoretical knowledge, one day per week is spent at college which will also involve practical workshop sessions, leading to a recognised qualification.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 06:00 - 14:30 Mon to Thurs. Early finish Friday 37hpw
Salary : £ 185.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 26/06/2021
Possible Start Date : 06/09/2021
Personal Qualities : Enthusiastic, open minded, willing to learn, good listener, a sense of urgency, pride and respect in what they do
Skills Required : The applicant should be practically minded and like to get involved in mechanical projects. They will like to know how things work and able to organise themselves well
Future Prospects : To become a fully skilled Applications Engineer, progressing through the company for a long and successful career with Twiflex
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
- Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard
- Higher National Certificate in Engineering
- Level 2 Functional skills in English and maths (if required)
You will also study a range of topics including: engineering mathematics, electro- mechanical fundamental science, PLC and automation, pneumatic and hydraulic applications, electronic and electrical principles, mechanical principles and many more
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 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.
The Bedford College Group reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
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