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Apprentice Manufacturing Engineer



22nd May 2018

From Apprenticeships Norfolk
This role is a great opportunity to learn and develop and begin a career working in the manufacturing industry at Milltech Precision Engineering Ltd, Norwich as a trainee CNC machinist.

Job type

Engineering Manufacture

Weekly wage

Closing date
27 May 2018

Starting date
03 Sep 2018


You will be required to:

  • Operating, setting & programming CNC machines
  • De-burring finished components
  • Checking finished components
  • Using engineering drawings
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Maintain all company control procedures
  • Maintain safe working practices and high standards of housekeeping
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Work to required deadlines in line with customer requirements

The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description.  The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

The Level 2 Engineering Manufacture Apprenticeship Framework is primarily delivered in the workplace with 1 day a week attendance at college.  Should you not possess suitable concession qualifications, you are also required to attend college to undertake Functional Skills Qualifications.

Desired skills

  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Good practical and problem solving skills
  • Good organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Able to follow guidance and instructions
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Personal qualities
  • Reliable, adaptable and flexible
  • Open, honest and trustworthy
  • Hardworking and keen to develop your skills
  • A pro-active approach which demonstrates drive and enthusiasm
  • Ability to manage a varied workload
  • Ability to work as a cohesive and committed team worker

Qualifications required

A minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade C or above (or the equivalent) which must include: Maths and English
As part of the pre-employment check process, proof of qualifications will be required

Future prospects
There may be an opportunity to become a permanent member of staff on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Applicants will need to be able to meet the physical demands of the job.

The job may require some computer use.

The job is in a location where transport will need to be considered.

The salary for this post will be reviewed after completion of every year throughout until completion of their apprenticeship

Holiday entitlement - 25 days per year

Pension - 3% contribution from the company if matched by employee.

Before applying for this position please ensure that you record full details of all qualifications on the application, as the first stage of shortlisting will be to ensure the minimum qualification criteria is met. Applications direct to the employer will not be considered – please apply using the on-line matching system.

There are eligibility criteria applied to government funded apprenticeship schemes and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or above, have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years, must not possess a Degree, Level 4 qualification or above in a similar discipline or already be in any form of formal government-funded education.

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices aged 16-18 and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship is currently £3.70 per hour and applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by the age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age. Applications will be assessed as they are received, which may result in the vacancy closing before the advertised closing date, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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