Craig always knew he wanted to work in engineering. So when the opportunity of an apprenticeship at Hydram came along, he took it.

During his apprenticeship he worked throughout the factory before he was eventually offered a job in the assembly section. More recently he joined the design team as a programmer.

He now uses a computer to efficiently organise the manufacture of individual metal parts in order to optimise production and minimise waste.

Craig works mainly in the office, but he’s ready to go out on the shop floor if any issues need dealing with. “I like the fact that every day is different and presents new challenges”.

“I’ve seen newspaper stands in garage forecourts and I regularly see hand poles we manufacture painted in bright colours on buses across the country”.

It’s a role he feels well suited to. “I’m quite an organised person and I’m interested in what we do”.

Click here to find out more about Hydram apprenticeships.

Craig - Career Pathway

  • 2010
    Left school with 12 GCSEs
  • 2010
    Took a one year course in Electrical Engineering at New College in Durham
  • 2011
    Began an Engineering Apprenticeship at Hydram (including a day release to study for BTEC & NVQ)
  • 2013
    Recruited into the Hydram Assembly section
  • 2014
    Programming Technician in the Hydram Design Team

Planning, process and production technicians

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions to assist production, process and planning engineers with production programmes and schedules and with manufacturing and processing procedures in order to ensure accuracy, cost-effectiveness and efficiency.


Vacancies


International Programme Engineer - 35526

Jonathan Lee Recruitment,


ELECTRICAL PROGRAM ENGINEERING LEAD

GEM Partnership,


International Development Programme (Engineering/Technical)

Sodexo Ltd,


PLC Programming and Control Engineer

Proactive Personnel Ltd,


International Programme Support Engineer - 35480

Jonathan Lee Recruitment,


Programme Leader- Marine Engineering

AoC Jobs,


Assistant Engineer - Major Programmes

East Midlands Shared Services,


Programme Leader in Civil Engineering & Structural Analysis - Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Newcastle College,


Manual Centre Lathe Turner - Bradford - Temp on going

Works UK Ltd,


Manual Centre Lathe Turner - Bradford - 2 days per week

Works UK Ltd,


Administrator (3335)

Murray Recruitment,


CNC Turner (Programmer/Setter/Operator)

Manpower UK,


CNC Turner (Programmer/Setter/Operator)

Manpower UK,


CNC Brake Press Operator/Setter

Wallace McDowall Ltd,


Teaching Fellow (Foundation Year)

University Of Surrey,


Technician Assessor

eTeach UK Limited,


Technical and Business Resource Manager

University of Wolverhampton,


Offline CNC Programmer

Swift Precision Ltd,


Estates Electrician | Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,


Offline Programmer

Inspire Permanent Resourcing Ltd,


CNC Turner Programmer/Setter/Operator - Halifax

Works UK Ltd,


Lecturer in Corrosion Engineering (ENGME1148)

University of Leeds,


Systems Engineer

Blackburn Starling & Co.Ltd,


Technical Project Manager

MPI Limited,


Teaching Assistant or Fellow in Computer Science (ENGCP1073)

University of Leeds,


Design Quality Engineer

Acorn Recruitment,


General Engerineer (Closes 3Sep18)

United States Air Force in the UK,


Laundry Maintenance Team Leader | Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board,


Lead Engineer - New Product Introduction

MPI Limited,


Weights Engineer

Morson International ,


Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Electric Vehicles Engineering

Oxford Brookes University,


ADAS Requirements and Diagnostics Engineer - 35781

Jonathan Lee Recruitment,


CNC Machinist

Miller UK Ltd,


CNC Machinist

Interaction Recruitment,


Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Greenwich,


Press Brake Setter/Operator

Extra Personnel Coventry,


Press Brake Setter/Operator

Extra Personnel Onsite,


Electrical Component Engineer - 35687

Jonathan Lee Recruitment,


Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

AoC Jobs,


SVO Wheels Project Engineer - 34450

Jonathan Lee Recruitment,


Commercial Assistant

NRL Ltd,


CNC Setter

Smart 1 Recruitment,


Senior Mechanical Project Engineer

Linx Printing Technologies Ltd,


Mechanical Design Engineer

Linx Printing Technologies Ltd,


Trainee Home Service Engineer

Manpower UK,


Trainee Home Service Engineer (London & South East)

Manpower UK,


Trainee Home Service Engineer (North and Scotland)

Manpower UK,


Senior Gameplay Programmer

Future games of London,


Maintenance Engineer 3457

Smart Recruitment,


Multi Skilled Engineer 3457

Smart Recruitment,


More Vacancies

Are you a technician? What’s your story?