Apprentice General Machinist / CNC Miller West Suffolk Tool & Gauge Ltd

West Suffolk Tool & Gauge Ltd are a manufacturer of precision machined parts and prototype work, who make anything from decorative curtain pole ends, to parts used in the medical industry. They have an opportunity for an Apprentice to join the team based in Thetford.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001235148

  • Positions

    1 available

For more than a quarter of a century West Suffolk Tool & Gauge Limited has delivered a reliable quality precision engineering service. We have an experienced and dedicated workforce committed to delivering orders to the customer's requirements. We are a manufacturer of precision machined parts and prototype work, making anything from decorative curtain pole ends to parts used in the medical industry. We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join the team.

The successful applicant will be working with a team and will assist in any general duties given to them, to learn general engineering skills ie basic machining then moving on to more advanced machining.

General Duties to include:

  • Tapping
  • Running Machines
  • Milling Parts
  • Understanding/writing programmes
  • De-burring
  • Cutting Material

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be able to work with other people and confidently by themselves.
  • Must be able to listen to and follow instructions.

Personal qualities

  • Smart, polite, friendly and confident.

Qualifications required

  • Must have goods maths knowledge.
  • Preferably English and Maths Grades A-C (or equivalent)

Future prospects

To gain qualifications and a permanent roll in the company.

About the employer

West Suffolk Tool & Gauge Limited began in the 1970's and over the last quarter of a century the business has expanded to provide a customer focused service offering a wide range of engineering solutions. We have a wide range of modern equipment, the majority of which is computer controlled to ensure the level of precision required. Situated just outside Thetford in Norfolk at the centre of East Anglia we are ideally placed to serve the East of England. Obviously we do not restrict our customer base to any geographical area and our present workload comprises clients from across the UK and Europe . We welcome enquiries from new and old contacts alike and it is always a pleasure to regain contact with customers whom we have served in the past.

Employer

West Suffolk Tool & Gauge Ltd

Address

D 63

Thetford

IP24 2PH

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Training provider

  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering L3 NVQ Extended Diploma
  • Engineering L3 Diploma
  • FS English L2
  • FS Maths L2
  • FS ICT L2

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017