ASHE Converting Equipment is a family owned company, established in 1976. We are now a global manufacturer and supplier of specialist state of the art slitting and rewinding machinery for the film, paper and allied web industries.
Our manufacturing base continues to be in Ipswich, United Kingdom, with subsidiaries in the USA and China. We have a workforce totalling approximately 75 personnel. We have a strong team of mechanical engineers who all work on a modern 3D Cad system, and work alongside a team of software / electrical engineers, who are dedicated to writing all software for our machines only.
Our plant in Ipswich is equipped with an array of machine tools, where up to 80% of machine parts are manufactured in house. This gives us huge flexibility in the range that we are able to build, and also being able to engineer a machine, to suit what the customer wants. It also enables us to guarantee precision of parts that are going onto the machine.
There is an opportunity for two apprentices to join the team.
Ashe manufactures 80% of machine parts in-house in their machine shop.
You will be trained by a senior machinist and at the end of the apprenticeship should be competent in the art of machining.
Using manual lathes and milling machines
Machining components out of mild steel and aluminium to engineering drawings
Reading and learning understanding drawings
Working on and using manual milling machines
Working and using manual lathes for turning round components
Using and learning measurement instruments such as verniers and micrometers
Drilling and taping hols
Drilling and reaming holes
General working in a machine ship environment
GCSE Grade 5 or above in maths and English is essential
Able to follow instructions
Basic Engineering capability
Willing to listen and learn
Punctual and reliable
Training to be Provided
Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
Things to consider
Ashe offer clean and friendly working conditions. This is an opportunity to learn a trade. Overtime may be needed. You will be attending West Suffolk College 2 days a week for the first year, then 1 day per week following that.
There is an opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship for a full time position for the right person(s).
The closing date for this job offer is on 30/07/2021
£184 per week
This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk
How to Apply
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