Electrical / Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Vacancy Ref: VC0417 Sector: Engineering Maintenance
Location: Horwich Postcode Area: BL6
Salary/Hour: £173.60 per week Hours: 40
Entry Qualifications: GCSE A-C or equivalent in Maths and English. Please be aware that as a level 3 qualification, a high standard of Maths will be required throughout the course.
Skills & Qualities:
Desired Qualities:
• Are flexible, friendly and focused
• Show willingness to learn
• Are orientated towards teamwork
• Apply energy and enthusiasm in their work
• Adaptable to new and challenging situations
• Reliable
• Able to use own initiative
Job Description:
Electrical / Mechanical Engineer Apprentice | Greenhalghs

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at Greenhalghs, a long-established family Craft Bakery which was founded in 1957. We are looking for a self- motivated individual to join our growing team as an apprentice mechanical maintenance engineer with a view to eventually becoming a fully qualified engineer.

The chosen candidate will attend Alliance learning on a block release program, training at Alliance Learning for four days a week, with one day a week working in company with our experienced service engineers getting a real feel for the role and learning every aspect of the job with regards to maintenance and repairs.

Day to day duties in the role would include:
• Fault finding
• Reading and understanding panel and machine wiring diagrams/drawings
• PLC’s
• Working with motors upto 420 volt single and two speed
• Principles of numatic and mechanical engineering
• Safety circuitry from simple E/stops to complex multi channel systems
• Sensors (NPN, PLP Reflective, Proximity, etc)
• Encoders
• Isolation
• Panel Wiring and controls 24 V-DC/AC
• Instrumentation
• Soldering and basic electronics

The successful applicant will also work towards an Advanced Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship at Alliance Learning. You will gain an NVQ Level 3, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

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