Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician - Field Service Dental Engineer Apprentice

Global Dental Supplies Llp

Global Dental is looking for an enthusiastic engineering maintenance apprentice.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

42 months

Possible start date

18 Nov 2019


Global Dental; is looking for an enthusiastic engineering maintenance apprentices. The role will be varied and offer an excellent introduction into engineering to the successful candidate. Core roles will include;

  • Working on production machinery
  • Organisation of routine servicing schedules
  • Checking and calibrating instruments
  • Fitting new parts
  • Quality inspections
  • Emergency breakdowns
  • Fixing faults, arranging for replacement equipment
  • Equipment installation
  • Following manufacturer's technical manuals
  • Fault finding
  • Using test instruments and tools

As an Apprentice you will receive onsite support and development as well as offsite training on a day release basis.

By the end of your Apprenticeship you will be able to:

  • To carry out and complete projects as scheduled each day in a engineering capacity
  • To manage personal parts inventory, balancing value with service capability
  • To continuously research and assess new product and market opportunities
  • To instrument and assist in compliance activities within the company

Future Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out and complete all engineering projects as scheduled by the in-house controller each day
  • Repairing and Servicing Dental Chairs, Suction Systems, Compressed Air Systems, X-Ray Machines and other such associated dental equipment
  • Managing parts inventory, balancing the value of parts held and the capability to deliver extremely high customer service
  • To spend time researching new products, and when working with the directors, assess and analyse potential for bringing to market
  • To assist in ensuring the company is entirely compliant to current regulations, and assist in compiling any necessary documents to support and uphold that
  • To work as a key part of the sales team, developing long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements to help the team achieve its overall target of 100 new practices in 2016
  • Working on after-sales support services and providing technical back up as required, including arranging and carrying out product training
  • Liaising with other members of the sales team and other technical experts, providing training and producing support material for other members of the sales and engineering team 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to start their engineering career with a supportive company.  

Working week

08.00 - 17.00 with flexible time as required. Days to be confirmed.

40 hour per week

Date posted

09 Oct 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • A full driving licence, due to the nature of the role
  • Good practical and technical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Capability to understanding engineering drawings would be an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team working skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of health and safety legislation


  • GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 in English, maths, and a science
  • A qualification in Design Technology would be an advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent problem solver
  • Keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliability
  • Good communicator
  • Good timekeeper
  • Positive attitude
  • Career driven
  • A keen interest in engineering

Future Prospects

To progress to a fully qualified Field Engineer.

About the employer

For more than 20 years now, Global Health Environments Ltd, have been making sure that dental clinics across the UK can concentrate on what they do best: delivering first-class dental care.

At Global Health Environments LTD; we deliver Dental clinic design, refurbishment and engineering services 

With our design and fit-out services, we service, maintain and repair dental equipment – and provide on call support to respond to  dental equipment emergencies.


Global Dental Supplies Llp


Rossmore House
Rossmore Road East
Ellesmere Port
CH65 3DA

Training provider

  • Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Training framework

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

Application instructions

Application closing date: 08 Nov 2019

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