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Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice - Herma



16th April 2021

Employer Description

HERMA UK Ltd is a world leader in the manufacturer of self-adhesive label application systems. We have a worldwide customer base which consists of Blue Chip companies across a broad spectrum of markets, including the Toiletry, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical and Food industries. Due to continued expansion we are now seeking an Apprentice Mechatronic Engineer to join our team.

Main description

HERMA UK manufacture labelling equipment from a factory in Haverhill. A very clean professional environment, with 47 employees. They have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join the team.

HERMA Uk Ltd specializes in designing and building high specification, high quality labelling equipment. As you develop, you will be trained in a range of activities, including Precision engineering and machine assembly, lathe work, milling work, Pillar drilling and using hand power tools, and hand tooling. Marking out and populating electrical back panels, wiring electrical back panels, Assembly of the back panel into the machine. Machine wiring, and final Electrical checks before initial power is supplied to the equipment.

Your role as Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice will be to:

Build your skills through on the job training and practice alongside attending college and working towards a qualification in Mechatronic Engineering
Integrate into the HERMA manufacturing facility and become part of the team
Learn how to follow mechanical and electrical drawings.
Develop best practise and expertise in machine building from a kit of manufactured parts within HERMA.
Assist other team members in any required tasks, and take each opportunity as a learning experience.

Entry requirements

Be able to display a broad academic ability with good all round GCSE performance grades 5-9 or A-C in Maths and English is essential.

Skills required

Must have an aptitude for mechanical and electrical concepts and an interest in "how things work"
Be able to work on own initiative
A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Willingness to continue with further education to achieve a ONC or equivalent in Mechatronic engineering

Personal qualities

Attention to detail.
A logical, calm approach to solving problems

Training to be Provided

Full Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Regular pay reviews.
  • Company work wear.
  • Supplied tools.
  • In house engineer as a mentor.
  • Travel to college will be subsidised by the company.

Future Prospects

Successful Completion of the Mechatronic Engineering Apprentice scheme within HERMA UK Ltd can result in a permanent position within the manufacturing facility. The company has a firm belief of reward through skills, and as an apprentice gains experience and worth to the business will find that their salary will grow along with their experience.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 14/05/2021


£168 per week


This job is located in Haverhill, Suffolk

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