Multi skilled Assembly (Wireman) Apprentice – YAMATO SCALE DATAWEIGH (UK) LTD (LS11 5AL)

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You will be responsible for the accurate assembly of the Yamato range of conveyor systems following engineering drawings and wiring schematics. Specifically, electrically, the electrical enclosure and associated wiring and mechanically the conveyor assembly and guard fitment. In addition to the PI build repair and test of the Actuators range


  • Direct reporting to the Production Manager
  • Wiring of electrical chassis following wiring diagram
  • Wiring of conveyor systems to include all external components
  • Unpack and assemble the checkweigher systems, fit guarding and present for Q.A
  • Build system to comply with order acknowledgement and retailer codes of practice
  • Actuator repairs
  • To support the internal repairs to support the company product range
  • Additional reasonable activities as required to support a relatively small team

About the Employer

The supply and service of the following company range of products: Fully automatic Multihead weighers Semi automatic scales Product Inspection equipment including checkweighers, metal detection and x-ray systems The above products are mainly, but not exclusively, supplied in to the food industry

Things to Consider

Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Training to be Delivered

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning.

Successful candidates will attend our University Campus one day per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis. In addition learners will need to be allocated 20% of their contracted hours per week to concentrate on any development activities set.

This standard will meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment.

Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

● Achieved a minimum Level 2 English and Maths.

● Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer.

● Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard.

● Complete a minimum of 20% off the job training. The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months). It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace – logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge/practical assessments and assignments. These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

Employer Name


Employer Address

Unit 6b
Millennium Way
LS11 5AL

Expected Duration

45 months

Working Week

Monday - Friday

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£15,000.00 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

Level 2 Electrical and Electronic Engineering preferred (currently working towards) Maths and English Grade 4/C and above

Desired Skills

  • Good hand skills
  • Understanding of components
  • The ability to read and follow a wiring diagram.

Personal Qualities

  • Communication Skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Willingness o Flexibility
  • Ability to problem solve on own initiative

Future Prospects

Potential to move into Field Service Engineer or Q.A role. We have recently promoted internal to field engineer and from Service to Sales.

Date Posted


Leeds City College