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Apprentice Applications Engineer

What do we do?


We use our software to help our customers become more efficient.

Our SCADA package, Prodigy is the result of over 40 years of development.  It is used by world leading organisations for aerospace product manufacturing, engine development, and pharmaceutical production, to name but three. 

Our PlantRun system allows manufacturers to improve their performance and productivity, and is used throughout the world in virtually every manufacturing sector.

PAMS is used for alarm management in air traffic control towers, and has been supplied to both commercial airports and to the UK MOD.

Recently, we won Best Project/Campaign at the Tees Tech Awards 2022 for our involvement in a remote virtual ATC tower at London City Airport.

What you will do?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Applications Team where you will be working with our Lead PlantRun engineer, delivering systems to customers in a wide variety of manufacturing industries.

You will be given day release to attend Middlesbrough College.

At Tascomp your role will include:

  • Engaging with customers
  • Configuring our software
    • Setting up inputs and outputs
    • Creating displays
    • Writing Slang code
    • Producing reports
  • Setting up hardware and software for testing
  • Visiting customer sites
  • Providing support to customers

What we are looking for?

Apprentice Support Engineer Requirements

What’s in it for you?

The benefit of working at Tascomp is you quickly gain experience in a wide variety of different areas; we have customers in industries ranging from aerospace to sawmills and from food to luxury goods.

Aside from this, you not only need to be paid but also need to have a good work ~ life balance.  That’s why we offer:

  • A starting wage of £9.50 per hour whilst completing the apprenticeship
  • A very good prospect of being offered permanent employment following the apprenticeship
  • Up to 30 days holiday + bank holidays (20 days + 1/2 a day for each year of service)
  • Flexi and Lieu time policies to encourage good work ~ life balance

Careers @ Tascomp

Job Role

Apprentice Applications Engineer (Ref: L-AT-220408.1.R2)

PDF Link: Apprentice Applications Engineer Job Specification


Newburgh Court
Belasis Hall Technology Park Billingham
Stockton-on-Tees TS23 4EE
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1642 370666

Enquiry Contact Details

Applicants should send an up to date CV and covering letter via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Employment Type

Fixed Term 19 Months
38 hours a week with day release

Note: Only applicants with proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be considered

Reporting Structure

Your Line Manager will be:
Lead PlantRun Engineer