Camera Electronics Repair Technician - Apprentice

Date Posted: 30+ days ago

Job Description

Do you want to work for an organisation that values your contribution and rewards you accordingly? If the answer is yes, please read on…

Canon UK are looking for talented people to join us at an exciting time for our business, as we enter a period of accelerated growth and development.

We are looking for talented school leavers who have a passion for electronics and technology and want to develop their skills and learn new skills in a working environment. Gain invaluable experience in both a workshop and college environment whilst getting paid to learn.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global brand as an apprentice technician, the role will involve working within a team of service technicians repairing and servicing consumer and professional equipment in conjunction with part-time learning at an external college. This apprenticeship will present you with many opportunities to develop and enhance your technical skills.

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

  • Pay – competitive salary that is regularly benchmarked against similar roles and reviewed annually.
  • Paid college training fees and associated expenses, consisting of a bespoke government engineering course and a B-Tec
  • Bonus – a discretionary bonus scheme that rewards you as you help us achieve our goals.
  • Learning & Development – as a company that encourages continuous learning you will always have resources and support available.
  • Work & Home Life Balance – we support with a minimum of 25 days holiday per year, holiday purchase and a flexible working policy.
  • Diversity – we are an organisation that delivers on a global scale, striving to create a diverse and empowered workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
  • Health & Wellbeing – free private healthcare, an Employee Assistance Programme, partnership with Mental Health First Aid UK with a network of mental health champions and discounted rates to Nuffield Health Gym.
  • Employee discount – up to 38% off products from our Canon store.
  • Some other Benefits – generous Pension, Canon Awards, Discount cards, Cycle to Work scheme, Season ticket loans and charity volunteer days.

What we ask

  • a self-starter with an enthusiastic attitude to learning from our experienced technicians.
  • have a strong interest in how electronics function that can be put to use in repairing and servicing Canon’s high-tech electronic products.
  • Be able to demonstrate tenacity when faced with difficult technical situations, people or challenges.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills andact in a professional manner whilst representing Canon.
  • be able to demonstrate a level of dexterity and co-ordination in disassembling and reassembling products and devices,
  • have an interest in fault finding electrical equipment and keen to develop your skills in line with ever changing technology.
  • Be computer literate and able to communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form. Have good data analysis skills and a desire to succeed.
  • Commitment to attend an external college courses during working hours and carrying out all associated assessments/exams.

You will need

  • Technical mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest in how technology works
  • Exposure to microsoft packages in particular excel
  • Maths, English and ICT GCSE grade C (new grade 4) or above
  • Physics or combined Science GCSE grade C (new grade 4) or above

Further Information

Salary – £16,500 + 5% Bonus Scheme

36 month apprenticeship
x2 roles available

Location – Elstree, Hertfordshire

No agencies please

Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s visionary, innovative and bold. As the world's best imaging company, we're living and working together for the common good.

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