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Metal Fabricator Apprentice



26th May 2021

Working week
Shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 37.00
Expected duration
36 months
Possible start date
06 Sep 2021


Desired skills

  • Good Literacy and Numeracy
  • Able to demonstrate practical skills
  • Logical thinker and the ability to identify and solve problems

Personal qualities

  • Must be well motivated, capable of working as an individual or team member
  • Considers time and attendance important
  • Conscientious and considerate of others needs

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English, Maths & Science
  • All candidates will be required to complete Colchester Institute's mandatory initial assessment process before being put forward to the company. This will consist of online assessments and interview with the relevant department


As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Metal Fabricator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute.

The company is continuing to develop their apprenticeship programme and are looking to recruit apprentices within the Fabrication Dept to work closely and develop skills within the Press Shop. 

The role will include the following:

  • Marking out and measuring: Transfer complex dimensions to sheet steel using hand tools and measuring equipment
  • Laser Cutting: Operate the CNC laser to produce complex shapes in sheet metal through laser cutting
  • Sheet Metal Bending: Operate the CNC Press Brake to produce complex shapes in sheet metal by bending and pressing
  • Tube Bending: Operate the CNC Tube Bender to produce complex shapes in tube steel
  • The apprentice will also receive EH&S training covering their role

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2021




This job is located in Ipswich

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About Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd is part of Textron Inc, a multi-industry company operating within the aircraft, defence, industrial, and financial industries. Textron employ 33,000 people in 25 countries.

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