Quality Engineer Apprentice (Salamander)

https://www.salamanderpumps.co.uk/


General Description

The opportunity is for a technical apprentice to join the company; the role will require the apprentice to work with experienced mentors in a Quality Assurance role for the design, manufacture, testing and packing of shower pumps.

Main Duties

What will the apprentice be doing?

The opportunity is for a technical apprentice to join the company; the role will require the apprentice to work with experienced mentors in a Quality Assurance role for the design,  manufacture, testing and packing of shower pumps.

The role will incorporate aspects in quality, documentation and processes. Candidates should be team focussed and have good academic ability.

This is a hands on role and would suit someone who will work as part of a team and has a ‘can do’ attitude

The apprentice will –

  • Gain experience with engineering software used on a CMM machine as well as the use of other measuring eqt.
  • Gain experience in all aspects of the manufacture and testing of shower pumps within the manufacturing environment.
  • Have to interact with suppliers face to face or via email so good language skills will be required.
  • Repair, recording and reporting of QA issues within the business.
  • Gain experience in auditing.
  • Develop an understanding of the methods and requirements needed to improve quality.
  • Be mentored by a strong team of qualified and experienced engineers.
  • Become familiar with engineering drawings, their creation and revision, 2D & 3D CAD. Also the creation of  technical documentation such as SOPs, QP’s, quality procedures etc.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Engneering Technician standard

A requirement will be for the apprentice to attend TDR Training for 30 weeks which is based in Longbenton.


Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Logical
  • Initiative
Personal Qualities
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Logical
  • Initiative
Desired Qualifications
  • GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) essential
Future Prospects

Full time position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Things to Consider

There will be a requirement for the apprentice to attend TDR Training, Q1, Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8EX. You must consider this before applying to ensure you can get here and to the employer premises on a daily basis.


About the Employer

Salamander Pumps is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of water boosting solutions, including shower, bathroom and whole house pumps. With pumps suitable for gravity-fed or mains-fed systems, whole house and shower only pumps, we have a solution for most water boosting needs.

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Address
  • Unit 2c
  • Colima Avenue Enterprise Park West
  • Sunderland
  • SR5 3XE
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Yearly Wage

2,646.40 to £22,605.44 a year


Expected Duration

42 months


Possible Start Date

16 Sep, 2024


Working Week

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Total hours per week: 38 hours a week


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3


Reference Number

VAC1000257384


Positions

1

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Closing date: 1 Aug, 2024