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Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

York Probe Sources Ltd

YPS Ltd is a high-tech manufacturer of electron optical devices. We build and supply our own electron emitters for a wide range of machines including SEMs, electron microprobes, e-beam lithography, and other e-beam instruments. We also refurbish and upgrade under performing or non-operational instruments.

Job Description:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assemble high-precision manufactured parts according to engineering drawings and specifications
  • Utilise assembly and fitting techniques to achieve high tolerances, maintaining precision up to 0.002mm
  • Prepare parts for further processing, including tapping holes, de-burring, polishing, lapping etc.
  • Perform specialised parts cleaning procedures to ensure cleanliness and quality
  • Provide support in the assembly, testing and commissioning of the company's various products
  • Offer technical and production support to other departments involved in key production processes, such as field emission guns and emitter production
  • Ensure compliance with quality control standards and internal procedures, including stock management and issue reporting.
Qualifications Required:

Applicants are required to have achieved A-Levels or equivalent in Maths, Physics and Design Technology.

Personal Qualities:
  • A genuine interest in the engineering discipline
  • Good communication
  • Commitment
  • The desire to grow within the business
  • A willingness to learn.
Skills Required:
  • Good time-keeping ability
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Using your own initiative
  • Good written and verbal communication
Qualifications Gained(upon completion):

Level 3 Machining Apprenticeship Standard

Important Details:
Mechanical Engineering
York, YO26 6QU
To be agreed upon appointment
Weekly Hours:
Monday - Friday (9am - 5.30pm)
Closing Dates:

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