Apprentice - Test & Means


Apprentice - Test & Means

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Safran, Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: e2af48e757ac43a5999b2e1883f0f193

Full Job Description

Test & Means apprentices have the opportunity to learn a variety of practical skills we use when we carry out testing to achieve the Development and Qualification of Safran products and systems., Apprentices will be follow the Level 4 Propulsion Technician (Propulsion Test) qualification with Milton Keynes college with on the job and classroom training assisting with your learning of multiple aspects of testing. The apprenticeship duration is 42 months.

  • Learn how to fulfil the verification phase of a project, being able to identify human resources, equipment and facilities (onsite and offsite) as well as risks

  • Perform Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental, development and qualification tests on Safran products using various test equipment (e.g. high speed drives, Environmental Chambers, Vibration Test Rigs and other analogue and digital equipment)

  • Set up mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and the associated electrical wiring to specific impedances, with the ability to fault find test equipment and test rigs

  • Perform data analysis of test results, assess trends to identify and help resolve product issues

  • Use and program Data Acquisition systems (Dasy Lab, Dewesoft and LabView software)

  • Write technical documentation, including test procedures, Engineering Reports, Compliance Analysis, Equipment Specifications and Production Acceptance Test Specifications

    Relevant technical background or qualification

  • Able to demonstrate a methodical and thorough approach to work

  • Clear communicator - verbal and written

  • Good planning and organisation skills

  • Detail and quality oriented

  • Able to work under own initiative or as part of a team

  • Able to look beyond your immediate responsibilities and understand the impact of what you are doing

  • Continuous improvement mind-set

  • Goes the extra mile to achieve the best possible results

  • Flexible, is willing to ask questions, to listen and learn from the experience of others to help with progression

  • Successful candidates be subject to meeting the education providers course entry criteria and enrolment including English and maths at a minimum of level 2