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Apprentice Production Technician

THE POSITION – Apprentice Production Technician

We are looking for 2 apprentices to join our production team – learning our products and training and undertaking a L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering.

At the end of the apprenticeship you would start a role within our production team, a first step into a life-long career as an engineer. Further opportunities for advancement would be available and there is no limit to how far the right candidate could go

Company overview - Navtech Radar 

Navtech Radar is a world-leading innovator, and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions. Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients worldwide, across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection on Smart Highways and as part of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Our work headquarters 

This position will be based within our manufacturing site and is located on the newly developed Grove Business Park.

Our culture and benefits 

We help create the right environment for our dedicated staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

Key Accountabilities

You will learn how to build, test and diagnose faults in our radar units as well as:


1. Electrical and mechanical assembly of products.
2. Reading Engineering drawings.
3. Test and evaluation of manufactured products.
4. Metrology and Inspection.
5. Fault finding and diagnosis.
6. Continuous Improvement.

Your Competencies

You need to be enthusiastic and interested in the world of engineering. We want to hear about relevant projects you’ve undertaken or hobbies that you have that give an insight into how you might work in technical environment. Past experience of working, particularly in engineering may be advantageous but not essential.

In this role you will develop the technical and behavioural skills necessary to work in our manufacturing team. The role involves extensive on the job and college based training as we equip you with a range of general and specialist technical skills.

We are always looking for the right people so, even if you don’t feel that you tick every box, if you feel that the role and the company would be a good fit for you then please get in touch with us.

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