Apprentice Engineer

£246.00 per week
23 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Account Executive Bianca Arsene
Contract Type

We are looking for an apprentice who will learn to use all of the machinery required to design and manufacture foam products. We maintain extremely high-qualifying standards, ensuring we provide customers with the highest quality service.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work and learn at the same time and achieve your Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations apprenticeship
  • By the end of your apprenticeship you will have developed the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Use CNC machines
  2. Use CAD/CAM systems and drawings as required
  3. Load and unload foam materials from the machines
  4. Carry out product quality inspections
  5. Maintain and check the tools
  6. Adhere to, create and maintain standard operating procedures for the machine processes
  7. Liaise with other departments to ensure the development of the products is a smooth process
The workplace provides free hot and cold drinks and free fruit

Training to be Provided:

Job Title Job Role

Metal working and Machine Operatives Bending, punching, notching, shearing and cropping sheet metal fabrications

Quality Control

(batch work) Batch sampling of components or sub assemblies to identify if they are compliant to dimensional tolerances and material/functional integrity requirements

CNC Operator Operation of Computer Numerically Controlled machines involved in batch production - such as lathes, milling machines and grinders. Setting up datum’s, offsets, tooling. Inspecting and keeping tolerances in high volume production

Maintenance Operative Ensuring plant equipment and manufacturing systems remain operational through preventative and on condition maintenance

Process Operator Treatment of metal or plastic products electrolytically with chromium, zinc, copper, cadmium or other metal to provide protective or decorative surfaces or to build up worn surfaces.

Expected Duration:

up to 2 years

Skills Required:

What we are looking for:

Individuals who thrive in a fast-paced working environment

You will need to demonstrate: enthusiasm, accountability, initiative, communication skills, team-work and innovation

Qualifications Required:

5 GCSE’s at grade C or above which must include Maths, English, and Science

Personal Qualities:

• Reliable

• Hardworking

• Polite

• Good communicator

Future Prospects:

Fulltime machine operator or progress to Level 3 Engineering Manufacturing qualification

Other Important Information:

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour effective from 1st April 2018. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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