Apprentice Mechatronics Technician

Vacancy Ref: VC0600 Sector: Engineering Maintenance
Location: Bury Postcode Area: BL8
Salary/Hour: £236.06 per week Hours: 37 per week
Entry Qualifications: GCSE grades A*–C / 9–4 (or equivalent) in Maths, English and Science.
Skills & Qualities:
Skills Required:
• “Can do” attitude
• Reliable
• Eager to learn
• Able to follow instructions

Attributes Required:
• Willingness to learn
• Respectful
• Well-presented and with good manners
Job Description:
Kadant UK Ltd, a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide, has an opportunity for 2x ambitious Mechatronic Technician Apprentices to join their team. Their products, technologies, and services play an integral role in enhancing process efficiency, optimising energy utilisation and maximising productivity in resource-intensive industries.

The roles will be site based at Riverside Works, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancashire.

Responsibilities include:
• Support and assist our Production Management Team, working under direction from sector Team Leaders.
• Mechanical assembly of engineered component parts.
• Electrical testing of Control Panels.
• Involvement with in-house process automation.
• Inspection and final testing of manufactured equipment prior to shipping to our International customers.
• Maintain a safe working environment by following all Company rules.
• Maintain professional, respectful and timely service.
• Once time-served, opportunity to travel throughout the UK and worldwide to install / commission / service and troubleshoot Kadant products.


Training Provided:
• Full Apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Level 3 Mechatronics Technician Apprenticeship.
• Mentor & training buddy will be provided in the workplace.


This Apprenticeship will delivered by Alliance Learning in Horwich, Bolton and will start in September 2021. Please note that for the first year, you will spend 4 days a week at Alliance Learning, with second year onwards reverting to 1 day a week.

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