Apprentice Mechanical Design Engineer

Apprentice Design Engineer working in fibre testing instruments and automation design department.

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  • Closing: Friday 31st of May 2024
  • Salary Type: £350 per week (32 hours on site + one day per week college)
  • Job Type: Apprenticeship
  • Location: Andover, UK

Job Description

Dia-Stron in Andover, UK and Bossa Nova Vision in Los Angeles, USA (a fully owned subsidiary of DiaStron) design and manufacture instruments used in natural and synthetic fibre testing laboratories around the world. They are primarily used to test the hair care products and combine both physical and optical technologies to give the user as much data as possible to make science founded decisions. The apprentice design engineer will work in the New Product Development team to contribute to and learn about designing and testing new instruments capable of testing 100’s of fibre samples with minimal human intervention. Mechanical, electronic, software and control engineering aspects are required to design a good instrument. This role will primarily focus on the mechanical aspect and as minimum lead to a level 3 qualification in Engineering design and draught persons. Further development in other fields or specialisation in Mechanical engineering will be possible for a successful candidate after completing level 3.

Candidates must have GCSE maths and English and prior basic training in mechanical design. Applicants must by 18 or over by 1 July 2024.

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