Apprentice Engineer

£246.00 per week
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Account Executive Thomas Coombes
Contract Type

We are pleased to present you with a fantastic opportunity to kick start your Engineering Career as an apprentice who will learn to use all of the machinery required to design and manufacture foam products and to 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
Benefits:The workplace provides free hot and cold drinks and free fruit

Training to be Provided:

L2 Apprenticeship in Performing Engineering Operations

The programme requires candidates to work towards a framework of qualifications, as follows:

• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

• Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Engineering

• Level 1 Functional Skills in Math

• Level 1 Functional Skills in English

• Level 2 Functional Skills in Math

• Level 2 Functional Skills in English

• Level 2 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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 £3.90 per hour effective from 1st April 2019. 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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