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Apprentice Technician

Created on 10/06/2021 @ 06:40

Apprentice Technician 

The Place:

The apprenticeship will be based at the Gro site in Newtown, which is the headquarters of the three globally located R&D centers. The Newtown site is a word class R&D centre with the following capabilities.

• Gro main building laboratories allow for drive testing up to 150kW, utilising easily connected motor loads in the bespoke motor room.

New Gro Technology centre, with power capability to 5MW and 12.5T overhead crane enabling handling of high-power drive system.

In-house Product Safety test chamber, with dedicate supply up providing 14kA fault level.

The Team:

Be part of the team developing Control Techniques next generation of products. As an apprentice technician, you'll be joining a team of multi-discipline engineers and technicians, who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in variable speed drive and drive integration product development. As part of this team, your role will include:

Supporting Senior Development Technicians as required, to develop product and component test set ups.

Build early prototype of next generation products

Execute evaluations of new components and technologies

Develop automated tests using high level scripting language such as Python

Build test rigs or drive systems to evaluate product and system performance as required.

• Investigate field application issues, collaborating with team members to solve real-life customer problems

Support testing at offsite test houses to gain product approvals


The role will be part of the company's apprenticeship scheme so no formal qualifications are required. These will be gained through the course of the apprenticeship. • • Variable speed drive wiring set,up and operation training will be provided as part of the apprenticeship

 The successful candidate will need a demonstratable interest in electronics, technology and engineering 

If you are interested or can recommend a friend, please contact HR or send an email to