Proposed Salary Weekly Wage £265.60
Career Level Managerial
Experience Less Than 1 Year
Qualifications Associate Degree
As a Degree Apprentice – R&D Engineer in our team you will play a central part in securing our position as a leading global supplier of tools. The department works with everything from hand tools to CNC machine tools, coordinate measuring machines (CMM), laser scanners, scanning electron microscopes and the use of equipment of this type plays an important role in the development of new products, results of which are used for verification of new product solutions and product applications. Working at all times with an appropriate level of supervision and training, your main duties may include:
Preparing and executing a variety of product performance tests and metrology assessments of cutting tools – specifying and ordering test tools and materials and providing the project development team with the outcome of the assessment. Programming and operating CNC machines to execute a test
Be an active part of the development team, creating product specifications, working with CAD systems and so support the development of products
This work is performed primarily using the state of the art, computerised equipment and software but also to some extent with more traditional hand tools. Example assessments, surface roughness, hole size, straightness, circularity…
Analysis, documentation and presentation of test/analysis results
Development of new measurement techniques as required by our Development Engineers
Quality control of equipment and methods
Documentation and reporting of analysis and test data
Requirements and prospects
As a person you must be positive, curious and willing to learn new things
You also need to have the ability to see opportunities instead of problems in your everyday work
It is important that you have attention to detail and have the ability to organise your work and take responsibility to carry out your duties
As the role involves working closely with both internal and external contacts, it is also important that you have good interpersonal skills
Also good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office will be an advantage
We are looking for a technically oriented individual with a passion for Engineering, an ambition to further develop both academically and vocationally, have a good work ethic and the drive to succeed in becoming a qualified R&D Design Engineer
You embody the Sandvik Core Values of Customer Focus, Innovation, Fair Play and Passion to Win
Good command of English, both spoken and written is essential
5 GCSE’s at Grade C (or equivalent) or above, including Mathematics, English and a Science, Technology or Engineering related subject, as well as A Levels at grade C or above in both a Mathematical based subject and a Science, Technology, Engineering or additional Mathematics related subject, or 90+ credits in an Engineering BTEC at level 3.
Successful completion of AMRC Assessments including a presentation.
For the right candidate there could be a full time role on the completion of the Apprenticeship.
Things to consider
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