Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, IP13 9AF

Company: Belden, Inc

Belong. Believe. Be You. Belden.

Propel your career surrounded by a diverse team of innovative, goal-oriented individuals who are pursuing the next generation of connectivity solutions. At Belden, you’ll participate in work that will challenge you and position you to excel. You’ll collaborate with colleagues from around the world, gaining exposure to a broad base of expertise and perspectives.

Together, we’ll continue on a journey of innovation, creating a connected world and paving the way for automation. Join us and let’s build the future.


Job Summary:


As an apprentice, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of our continuous manufacturing process. You will develop skills and knowledge to manufacture Fibre optic cables and micro ducts utilising polymer extrusion technology. By joining our business as an apprentice, you will gain an Advanced modern apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations. As part of the apprenticeship scheme in partnership with Colchester Institute on day release, you will gain an Engineering Technician Apprenticeship certificate, EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence), EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge), EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician (Development Competence).The role will report to the Operations Manager via a Shift Team Leader. We are based on Parham Airfield, close to Framlingham, as such your own transport is a necessity.





You will make an impact in the following way:Be part of a team who will undertake a range of supporting tasks including:Using your mechanical skills to undertake production engineering set-up activities.Operation of cable extrusion lines.Utilising industry leading equipment and technologies to acquire production data.Maintenance and cleaning of tooling and equipment.Ensure excellent quality by carrying out inspection of the finished products. We train our employees on-the-job to learn the continuous process of cable extrusion. Once trained, you will become a valuable process technician capable of running cable extrusion lines from start to finish.


Required Skills and Experience



What you will bring: An enthusiasm, and desire to learn. Career aspirations to grow within Belden. You must have a minimum of English, Math's and Science GCSE grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalent or work towards achieving these aspart of the apprenticeship. Successful completion of the apprenticeship is just the starting point of your career with Belden. Suitable candidates would be supported in studying at HNC, Foundation Degree and Degree level to further support your career aspirations.


Let’s Write the Next 100 Years Together.
Join a global community striving to improve connectivity and security. We offer you hybrid and remote work practices where feasible, flexible working hours, an employee stock purchase plan, parental leave benefits, paid leave for volunteer work in your community, multiple and frequent training opportunities, professional talent management and succession planning, corporate health and well-being initiatives and a work culture which includes commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and sustainability.

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.