Electronic Engineering Manufacturing Apprentice

  • Company: Ipeco Holdings Ltd
  • Location: St Neots, PE19 6YH
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £13,140.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12511
  • Application Deadline Date: 03/07/2022
  • Start Date: 31/07/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Mon - Thur 8:00am to 5:00pm Fri 8:00am to 1:00pm

Brief Description

Have you ever been interested in finding out how electronics are made? Do you enjoy taking broken electronics apart and fixing them? Have you ever considered a career in Electronic Engineering? If so, Ipeco are looking for two keen individuals with a passion for engineering to join their award-winning company based in their St Neots site.

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Passion for Engineering
Team Player
Able to adapt to change
Attention to detail

Skills Required

Good communication skills
Problem solving

Future Prospects

Potential of a full-time position on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Vacancy Detail

Ipeco Holdings Limited is a world-leading supplier of aircraft crew seating and executive jet passenger seating, with a growing presence in the electrical galley insert sector. The electrical gallery insert sector consists of a range of aeroplane hospitality products such as microwave ovens, water heaters, beverage makers and many more.

During your time as an apprentice, your main focus will be to assist with soldering surface mount and pin through hole (PTH) components to printed circuit boards. You will also be heavily involved with the mechanical assembly of products and the overall inspection of products. This may involve the testing of electronic assemblies and environmental stress testing. As a result of this, you will be updating technical documentation with the various fault-finding activities you have completed whilst testing.

Other Information

There are a number of Health and Safety hazards on-site including high voltage electricity, lead and other chemicals. Health and safety is paramount and we therefore expect full compliance to rules and regulations including wearing personal protective equipment and using extraction at all times where there is a risk.

Ready to start your adventure?