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Apprentice - Manufacturing Technician (Level 3)

Job Description

Do you want to work in engineering at Siemens? 

Here at Siemens we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground breaking software and ingenious inventions.

We are recruiting highly motivated candidates to join our Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Scheme who want to make a difference and develop their skills in the world of Engineering.

You will be joining our Grid Software Managed Applications and Services business within Siemens Smart Infrastructure – responsible for delivering high accuracy metering solutions to help our UK customers measure and manage energy use.

Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 4 year apprenticeship where you will complete the Level 3 Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician standard.  

Here is how the programme works:

  • Following your off-site induction week you will immediately begin integrating into the Siemens community and embark on a series of departmental placements within Managed Applications and Services at our Rochester site.
  • As part of your programme will complete the BTEC Level 3 in Engineering qualification.
  • You will also undertake your apprenticeship End Point Assessment in your final year.

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will continue to learn and develop your competences in areas such as:

  • Mechanical / electrical assembly and test of equipment.
  • Wiring and testing of products and equipment.
  • Undertaking routine functional testing.
  • Conducting breakdown testing.
  • Soldering skills – conventional and Surface Mount.
  • Liaising with third-party manufacturers.
  • Obsolescence management / maintaining Bills Of Material.
  • Completing and maintaining product test documentation.
  • Identification and implementation of business improvements.

Your learning will be supported throughout your programme by Siemens mentors and by one of our training partners who will be the apprenticeship provider.

The Candidate:

We are looking for forward-thinking, innovative and inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following:

  • You will have achieved at least 5 GCSE's grade 4 or above including Maths and English Language. Science and Technology subjects are also an advantage.
What else do I need to know?

We offer plenty of opportunity to develop your career whilst offering a competitive salary of £13,500 and an excellent benefits package.

We’re looking for forward-thinking teammates with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of Siemens. Think this is you? Apply now. 

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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