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Manufacture Engineer

Zot Engineering


Manufacture Engineer

Zot Engineering Apply Now
Salary £14,820 per year Location Musselburgh Hours of work Full-time (37.5 Hours) Training provider Edeta Closing date 04/06/2023 Qualification SCQF Level 6

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice to join one of the UK’s most successful Printed Circuit Board Manufacturers based in Musselburgh.

We supply high end electronics to a wide range of markets including, Military, Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Computing, Engineering, Medical and Broadcasting Industries.

Our apprenticeship programme will see you turn your interest in engineering into valuable skills, experience and qualifications and give you everything you need to build a successful career with us. This is your chance to earn while you learn and at the same time contribute to our outstanding work supporting many of our highly important and crucial contracts and customers.

Why Zot?
• Over 40 years Engineering experience in all aspects of Manufacturing
• 28 days paid holiday per year (this includes 8 public)
• Workplace pension scheme (when applicable)
• Shift allowance (where applicable)
• Excellent on the job training
• Discount available with O2
• Good transport links and on-site car parking
• Equal Opportunities Employer

What will I learn?

As an Electronic Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice, you’ll attain base engineering skills in the form of an SVQ Levels 2 & 3 and HNC/D.

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:

• You will work in several departments within our Electrical Mechanical Assembly (EMA) division to develop your practical skills to support, enhance and develop your Apprenticeship.
• You 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.
• Study and learn engineering data and documentation and how we use this.
• Programming production equipment using CAD / CAM and ERP software.
• Soldering
• Establish, select, implement, and maintain efficient manufacturing processes controls and procedures.
• Focus on quality and internal efficiency efforts to improve cycle times and reduce defects.
• How to coordinate with Colleagues to determine product specifications and design changes.
• Maintain time and attendance to company standards.
• Observe Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures college and government legislation.

Year 1 – Full-time attendance at college SVQ PEO Level 2 (6 Months, 5 days per week. Then 4 days’ workplace until 2nd Year) Year 2 four days in the workplace and One day at college completing an HNC/HND. Years 3 through 4 – Full time at Zot Engineering workplace based, and time spent on-the-job learning, developing knowledge and skills.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

4 Standard Grades (1-3) / National 5 (A-C) or equivalent – mandatory Mathematics and English. Plus, another 2 subjects preferably Physics or a technological subject (Tech Studies, Craft and Design, Graphic Communication, Computing).

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