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L4 Technical Apprentice - Quality Engineer



26th May 2021

Working week
Working patterns vary dependant on age, please see full details under 'Things to consider'. 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 as an individual or team member
  • Considers time and attendance important
  • Conscientious and considerate of others needs

Desired qualifications

  • 2 A Levels (or equivalent) 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. You will complete the following:

  • Reactive responsibilities
  • Investigate product quality issues (Line, internal and external suppliers)
  • Implement immediate action to enable production at acceptable quality levels
  • Ensure long term action to prevent recurrence
  • Liaises with Suppliers/Purchasing to ensure long term supplier actions that address causes of quality failures
  • Works closely with the test area to ensure that adequate checks and tests are performed to detect all likely defects, in a consistent and timely manner
  • Provides technical support and interface with engineering areas, owning of resolution of any technical/quality issue that impacts the line
  • Proactive responsibilities
  • Owns collection and presentation of data that will be used to support improvement initiatives
  • Strongly supports operations management and team leaders in organised quality improvement processes
  • Works with New Product teams and suppliers to turn NP quality deliverables into specific in-plant quality actions, and strongly participates in those actions being followed through to completion
  • Provides data to show progress toward meeting quality deliverables at each Tollgate review
  • Other reasonable duties as required

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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