Apprentice Calibration Technician (Electrical Test) - TÜV SÜD (Product Service Division)

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Job Summary

Location: Segensworth - PO15 5RL
Salary per week: £222.00
Working hours: Mon - Thurs 08.30 - 17.00 Fri 8.30 am - 16.30 (37 hours)
Applications in by: 19/05/2019
Interview Date: 23/05/2019
Job Code: ED31175


You will be working as part of a team calibrating a range of assets located on the Segensworth facility. This will start with cables and standard component standards. You will eventually be calibrating signal generators and RF measuring equipment to meet TUV and regulatory body requirements. This will include maintaining accurate database records.

With over 50 years' experience in the UK, TÜV SÜD Product Service provides testing, product certification, knowledge services and training to a range of industries covering the Aerospace, Defence, Electronics & Consumer, Machinery, Marine, Medical, Rail and Telecommunications sectors. TÜV SÜD is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the right people. We recruit people with a positive and flexible attitude who recognise the importance of continuous improvement and their own personal development.

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Duties will include:

  • Gain an understanding of the technical aspects of the calibration teams’ activities
  • Learn how undertake Electrical and RF parameter calibrations of test equipment and facilities
  • Become competent collating test records during calibration
  • Accurately complete database entries
  • Learn how to complete report documentation
  • Eventually become able to support the development of procedures and processes to improve the efficiency of the calibration service
  • Learn how to contribute towards the 5S of their working area
  • Become competent in monitoring processes using root cause analysis and problem-solving tools to effectively resolve issues
  • Learn how to identify cost effective interventions to solve problems
  • Become responsible in accordance with scheduled requirements and effectively communicate any changes to internal customers
  • Learn how to make a contribution to a range of projects and work collaboratively with the calibration engineering team

Training to be provided:

During the foundation phase (18 months day release) you will complete a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Foundation Competence) at the PETA Ltd Engineering Training Centre in Havant (5 minute walk from Havant Railway Station), consisting of the following units:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Conducting business improvement activities
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Maintaining electronic equipment/systems
  • General turning, milling and welding applications
  • Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system

On completion of the foundation phase you will progress to the development phase to complete a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Development Knowledge), requiring two years of day release, and a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence), completed within the workplace  

Skills required:

  • You will be organised and work in a tidy, professional manner
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • You will possess good interpersonal and written writing skills
  • Have good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skills
  • You will be computer literate
  • Experience of working directly with customers would be a great asset
  • Experience of testing or calibration activities will be looked upon favourably

Personal qualities:

  • A genuine interest in testing and calibration with aspirations to become a Calibration or Test Engineering specialist.
  • A self-starter and good team worker
  • Flexible with a “can do” attitude
  • Willing to undertake a level of business travel to work at other sites and customer premises
  • Willing to work shift/overtime where necessary

Qualifications required:

  • 6 GCSEs (A* - C), including Maths, English and a Science

Benefits:

  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff canteen
  • Overtime available

Future Prospects:

  • TÜV SÜD will support further academic and professional development on successful completion of the apprenticeship for those with aspiration and potential
  • TÜV SÜD Group, a global organisation offering many personal development opportunities and career paths in the UK and overseas

Applications in by: 19/05/2019
Interview Date: 23/05/2019
Job Code: ED31175


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