APPRENTICE – ENGINE BUILD AND TEST Location: Northampton   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engine and electronics solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us a passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to drive higher performances, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our engine build and test team as an Apprentice, commencing September 2020.

This role is based within our powertrain division, Northampton. As a Cosworth Apprentice, you will be given the opportunity to work on exciting brands and projects as you learn your craft, studying toward a full apprenticeship framework.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the development of proposals for new/alternative technologies.
  • Take a project objective from initial concept, provided by an Engineer through to designing and delivering outcomes in a consistent, methodical way ensuring that accurate and quality technical data will be obtained.
  • Investigate instrumentation requirements that will support cost effective product design and development.
  • Evaluate component and/or product quality problems to ensure solutions are fit for purpose and compliant with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Take a proactive role in supporting continuous improvement.
  • Work with cross functional teams to support the development of new/alternative technologies including manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Provide first line fault diagnosis reports for Engineers.
  • Produce Standard Operating Procedures for build or test setup and delivery.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 GCSEs, grades 9-4, including Maths, English and Science; or
  • attained an Extended Diploma or BTEC in Engineering

APPRENTICESHIP FRAMEWORK

  • NVQ3 Extended Diploma.
  • Study towards a Level 3 Technical Certificate.
  • Working within the chosen skilled area to gain.
  • Functional skills (Maths, English and ICT).
  • Personal learning and critical thinking skills.
  • Employment rights and responsibilities practical experience of the industry.

If this is an opportunity that’s right for you, please apply by submitting your details through the online form below.

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