Technical Software Development - Advanced Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date
As a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of weighing and packing line solutions, Ishida has an in-depth understanding of many diverse industries – from meat to confectionery, from snacks to frozen food and more. Ishida Europe has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK, and serves Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We have wholly-owned Ishida sales companies in 9 countries, and committed, experienced agents and distributors in a further 15 countries. Innovative weighing and packaging equipment plus complete line solutions for these territories are developed and constructed in our UK manufacturing facility.
Successful completion of the Ishida Apprenticeship may then lead to further sponsorship to HNC, HND Foundation Degree or full Degree courses. Many of our Apprentices progress to senior roles in the Business.
At the end of your apprenticeship you will be in an ideal position to develop your career within Ishida. If you want to progress up the career ladder, you could take on the people management responsibilities and develop into a management position be this in engineering or the commercial side of our business.
Or you could choose a technical route and take on extra duties and responsibilities. It doesn't have to stop there, your skills, drive and determination will open up many exciting opportunities with the Ishida group.
Training to be provided
- Essential - 5 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C (5 or above preferred), must include Maths, English and Science, or equivalent related qualification.
- BTEC Level 3 Engineering or A-Levels in Maths, Engineering and Science related subjects are required for entry on to the Higher Apprenticeship or to begin studying for your HNC or foundation degree.
- Any prior experience in Java, .Net and C# will be greatly advantageous along with any IT based qualifications (GCSE, AS/ A level, BTEC)
Things to consider
We expect all our employees to have high levels of commitment with a strong work ethic. At Ishida Europe, we enable our people to strive for success through continuous learning and development. This means that promising young employees have the chance to rise through the ranks quickly.
This apprenticeship programme will start on 29th July 2019, when you will spend 6 weeks integrating into Ishida before beginning your studies at EEF on the 9th September. You will spend 4 days per week at EEF, returning to Ishida each Friday throughout the first year of your apprenticeship.
You can meet with the Ishida Apprentice Team at the EEF Open Days on 25th January or 9th February. To find out more or to book a place please phone the EEF Apprentice Recruitment Team on 0121 344 7900.
Ishida Apprentices will have annual salary increases throughout their 4 year of the apprenticeship programme, as learning objectives are met. At the end of your successful completed apprenticeship programme it is planned that you will exit into that designated job role with the appropriate salary.