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Engineering Apprentice - Shearline



30th April 2021

Employer Description

Shearline are proud to be one of the few UK manufacturing companies that can offer a complete service including design for manufacture, prototyping and 1st batch production through to full scale manufacture and world-wide delivery. We are a medium sized company, located in Ely, in the heart of East Anglia. We have achieved the aerospace quality management standard AS 9100 for manufacturing and the ISO 14001:2004 environmental standard.

There is an opportunity for 4 engineering apprentices to join the team.

Main description

We have an excellent opportunity to join our established and professional organisation.

Main responsibilities:

To undertake engineering tasks allocated by departmental Supervisor, which are deemed by them to be within your capabilities.
To attend West Suffolk College to undertake the Apprenticeship qualifications mandated within the standard.
The apprentice will be doing the following:

  • CNC Milling
  • CNC Turning
  • Using CAD/CAM software
  • Making Jigs and fixtures
  • Reading and understanding technical drawings
  • Deburring

Other responsibilities:

  • Ensure all company standards are promoted and maintained.
  • Ensure safe working practices at all times.
  • Ensure commitment and application of the company Quality, Environmental and HS Policies.
  • Help identify any areas for improvement and implement.
  • Maintain areas and equipment in accordance with the Kaizen 5S workplace organisation standard.
  • Carry out any other duties which may from time to time be reasonably requested to assist in the day to day running of the company.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade A-C or 5-9 in Maths and English is essential.

Skills required

Manual dexterity
Able to follow instructions precisely

Personal qualities

Team Player

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

Things to consider

You will be learning from skilled engineers.

Work can be repetitive.

Attention to detail essential so you must be focused.

Future Prospects

There is potential for a full-time, permanent role as a skilled engineer.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 17/05/2021


£187 per week


This job is located in Ely, Cambs

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