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Product Design & Development Technician

Improving product performance and efficiency while researching and developing new manufacturing ideas and systems.

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Information & Requirements

Supporting activities range from early concept feasibility, design and development stages right through to final preparation for launch and customers.

Duties may include working in a research and development environment, rapid prototyping, assembly and testing, validating and analysing performance, problem solving, material applications and manufacturing techniques.

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Career Paths

This qualification can lead to paths such as Mechanical Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Quality Engineer in sectors such Sectors include Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Mechanical, Marine, Electrical, Metal goods and Other Transport Equipment.

Your employer may offer opportunities to progress onto a higher apprenticeship or advance to gain a degree level qualification.

Related Vacancies

Take a look below at our current vacancies. Can’t see what you are looking for? Complete a general application and our Recruitment Team will endeavour to match you up with an employer as new opportunities arise.

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Electrical Workshop Apprentice

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Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 12th September 2021

Our Clients

MGTS has built long-standing relationships with some of the biggest names in industry, providing apprenticeship training for the next generation of the workforce, and upskilling experienced staff. Our clients include:

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