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L4 Technical Apprentice - Manufacturing Engineer



26th May 2021

Working week
Shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 37.00
Expected duration
30 months
Possible start date
06 Sep 2021


Desired skills

  • Good Literacy and Numeracy
  • Able to demonstrate practical skills
  • Logical thinker and the ability to identify and solve problems

Personal qualities

  • Must be well motivated, capable of working a an individual or team member
  • Considers time and attendance important
  • Conscientious and considerate of others needs

Desired qualifications

  • 2 A Levels or more (must include Maths and a Science related subject) OR Engineering related L3 Diploma (90 credits or more) eg. BTEC, City & Guilds or EAL
  • All candidates will be required to complete Colchester Institute's mandatory initial assessment process before being put forward to the company. This will consist of online assessments and interview with the relevant department


As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute.

The company are continuing to develop their apprenticeship programme and are looking to recruit Technical Apprentices for our Manufacturing facilities at Ipswich. The role will include the following:

  • Master various manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Meeting expectations of immediate customers to meet company’s quality and productivity targets
  • Communicate well and effectively with shop floor associates and upper management alike 
  • Review and understand the basic processes required to assemble the current products and create standard work documentation
  • Understand and suggest improvement ideas on current processes to help Jacobsen meet its quality and productivity targets.
  • Provide innovative solutions to process issues identified by the operators and supervisors
  • Assist in applying knowledge to analyse, investigate and resolve non-routine problems 
  • Provide facilities, tools and gauges in line with project timing plans to ensure phase gate readiness
  • Continually assess new technologies for integration into operations to maintain competitive advantage
  • Provide hands on support to the Production Team during phase gate sign off to ensure processes meet output targets
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2021




This job is located in Ipswich

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About Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd is part of Textron Inc, a multi-industry company operating within the aircraft, defence, industrial, and financial industries. Textron employ 33,000 people in 25 countries.

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