Apprentice Product Design and Development

  • Reference Number FAL01
  • Location Coventry
  • Salary £10000 per annum
  • Position Type 4 Year(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 03/05/2021
  • Brief overview of the role

    Working within a research and development environment, the candidate will be directly involved in the validation and proving of key technologies used within FAST’s expanding range of home products. The right candidate will be highly motivated individual with a natural attention to detail.

    Vacancy description

    Duties include:

    • Testing products to ensure quality and reliability
    • Specification and implementation of test rigs and logging equipment
    • Development and implementation of specific processes
    • Monitoring and recording tests
    • Flexible approach to working hours and duties to support test activities as and when required
    • Using bench test equipment such as multi meter, oscilloscopes, programming tools etc.
    • Diagnostic and fault finding on assemblies to component level
    • Strong analytical skills – able to identify solutions and implement
    • Present information clearly and concisely through written and verbal communication
    • Ability to read, understand and diagnose failed electronic assemblies
    • Design and make test fixtures, cables and other ancillary parts needed for testing

    Desired skills

    • Soldering skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Computer literate, specifically Word and Excel
    • Good written and communication skills

    Personal qualities

    • Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculations
    • Understand document construction using scientific techniques
    • Systematic approach to their work

    Desired qualifications

    Minimum of GCSE Mathematics, English language and science passes at grade 4 or above and two other GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.

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