Electrical Fitter | 2025

Job description

Title: Apprentice Electrical Fitter [AEF]
Accountable to: Manufacturing Managing
Close liaison: After Sales/Service, Project Eng, Sales, Technical and Manufacturing Teams
Start date: TBC


If your good at what you do, you can work anywhere, if you want to be the best at what you do come and work for Edale. We are an award winning world class manufacturer of highly automated Flexographic printing machinery. Our apprenticeship program for us is key route to our continued growth, supporting future talent.

The position of Apprentice Electrical Engineer has been created to provide the successful candidate with recognised training skills to qualify as an Electrical Engineer, and also training covering a range of disciplines within our manufacturing business. Throughout the training period the candidate will be exposed to other departments such as Goods inwards, Inspection, Mechanical assembly, Design.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To complete BTEC or equivalent qualifications
  • To perform high quality electrical assembly work following the drawings and specifications supplied by the Drawing Office.
  • To liaise with the Mechanical Engineers to ensure that both electrical and mechanical work is co-ordinated.
  • To immediately report any component shortages to the Manufacturing Controller.
  • To report to the Production Manager when a job has been completed or to move off a job if there are not sufficient parts available to continue the build efficiently.
  • Responsible for reporting any quality failures to the Production Manager.
  • To ensure that there are sufficient supplies of consumable components to perform the tasks required using the Edale Kanban system.
  • To define and report any areas for process improvement in accordance with the company’s Continuous Improvement program.

Performance Management:

The applicant will be performance managed through a set of dedicated milestones in conjunction with business and college expectations. This will include, but is not limited to, meeting college deadlines for coursework and adhering to company policy and procedure whilst diligently completing all necessary documents to a high standard.

The performance of the Apprentice Electrical Fitter will be tied into the wider departmental KPI’s and therefore will be entitled to any departmental bonuses or reward schemes.