Materials process engineer (degree) (level 7)
Controlling and managing the complex manufacturing processes for different materials
- Qualification level
Equivalent to master’s degree.
- Typical duration
- 24 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Casting engineer
- Coastings engineer
- Engineer e.g. Welding engineer
- Manufacturing engineer
- Materials engineer
- Process engineer
- Product engineer
- Senior(domain specialist)
- Subject matter expert
- Surface treatement engineer
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Work within a team environment. This may include acting as a team leader with people management skills. They undertake risk analysis and problem solving on behalf of the team.
- Communicate and present information appropriately and effectively taking account of target audience
- Apply appropriate programme management tools. Typically this would include a RACI chart, Project Plans, Load and Capacity analysis and cost analysis.
- Actively listen and explain clearly and appropriately to target audience
- Mentor and support others using coaching skills and actively support continuous professional development.
- Use Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis tool kit appropriately
- Operate and control process equipment using continuous improvement methodologies
- Apply process control procedures correctly and effectively
- Apply appropriate negotiation techniques effectively
- Make appropriate use of statistical tools eg Minitab, excel, DMAIC
- Make appropriate use of problem solving tools eg 8D, 5 whys
- Apply change control tools and practices
- Apply risk management tools and techniques
- Demonstrate correct application of Value Stream Mapping tools
- Correct use of specialist equipment and process knowledge
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