Milton Keynes College

Apprentice Application Engineer (L3)

Location
Shenley Lodge, Milton Keynes
Salary
£14,000 per year
Posted
17 Aug 2018
Closes
03 Sep 2018
Subject Area
Engineering
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Employer: Lohmann Adhesive Tapes

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Apprenticeship duration: 36 months

Possible start date: 17th September 2018

Working week: 8.30am - 5.00pm

Do you have a mechanical aptitude, keen and confident? Do you wish to work for an outstanding company? To be part of a friendly team? This is a chance to work in an organisation with exceptional benefits and the possibility to travel abroad.

Lohmann are a well-established Manufacturer of both standard and bespoke adhesive solutions - adhesive all-rounders for the automotive industry. Lohmann sell into a diverse range of markets including automotive, medical, electrical, building and construction. Lohmann have an outstanding company culture, you will be part of a friendly and open team where everyone is on first name terms and kept informed with any developments within the company. Training and development will be excellent, you will be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will help you day to day in addition to more formal training and help in learning our extensive product portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct application testing – Peel/Shear tests, Surface Energy Tests, prototype parts and dimensional reports
  • Conduct Non Lohmann product goods-inwards inspections where required
  • Conduct first off inspections and generate reports
  • Assist in internal and customer quality issues
  • Provide support for the Application Engineering department
  • Provide technical support to Internal and External sales teams
  • Liaise with Production on technical solutions
  • Assist in dealing with initial enquiries from new and existing customers
  • Provide customers with technical product information and support
  • Liaise with other members within the Lohmann organization where required

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail with methodical approach
  • Good team player

Personal qualities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications
  • Knowledge of 2D AutoCAD and CorelDraw is desirable but not essential – training available
  • Understand Technical Drawings
  • Not afraid to ask for help
  • A desire to achieve
  • Mechanical aptitude, keen and confident 

Desired qualifications:

5 GCSE’s grade A*-C / 4-9 including Math’s and English or equivalent

Applications from school/College/university leavers will be welcomed and predicted qualifications will be accepted

Training:

  • Apprenticeship Framework for Engineering Technical Support
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Attendance at College
  • Regular visits from the College into the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Use of e-portfolio

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