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Electronics Manufacture Engineer

Zot Engineering EMA Division


Electronics Manufacture Engineer

Zot Engineering EMA Division Apply Now
£12,968 per year MUSSELBURGH Full-time (37.5 Hours) EDETA 30/06/2021 SCQF Level 6

Job overview

Job overview: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electronics Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice to join one of the UK’s most successful Contract Electronic Manufacturers based in Musselburgh. We supply high end electronics to a wide range of markets including, Military, Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial Computing and engineering, Medical and Broadcasting.

We are looking to employ an apprentice who is keen to progress in the world of engineering and who has a real passion and desire to understand the workings of electronics and related processes. The successful candidate must have a flexible, enthusiastic attitude with good team working ability. The ability to follow instruction and self-motivation is also a pre-requisite.

What will I learn?

What skills will I learn? As an Electronics Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice you’ll attain base engineering skills in the form of an SVQ Levels 2 & 3 and HNC/HND. Over a period of 4 years, this will be a mix of you attending college and working in an electronic manufacturing environment gaining hands on experience. Skills you’ll develop include:

As a Manufacturing engineer, you'll will learn all aspects of electronic and mechanical assembly from understanding the process requirements including SMT assembly, manual assembly, mechanical engineering, through to Electrical test and customer approval.

Year 1 – Full-time attendance at college SVQ PEO Level 2 (6 Months) & 1st Year HND Years 2 through 4 – Day release attendance at College/Zot Engineering remainder of time workplace based, and time spent on-the-job learning, developing knowledge and skills.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Candidates should be enthusiastic team members with a natural interest and aptitude for electrical/mechanical engineering.

Hold a minimum of 2 Highers in Maths and English plus 3 National 5’s (or Equivalent ie GCSE's ) at level C or above such as Product Design, Science or Tech Studies and/or a relevant NC qualification.

Excellent communication and IT skills with the ability to use your own initiative and a strong drive to succeed are all essential.

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