Apprentice Engineer with Windsor Materials Handling Sleaford 2017 Windsor Materials Handling (Hull) Limited

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for an Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Windsor Materials Handling are looking an apprentice at their branch in Sleaford to work on a range of Lift Trucks and Material Handling equipment.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm. 37.5 hours p/w

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001288148

  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice Vehicle Maintenance Technician will be trained to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Windsor Materials Handling Fleet and Equipment, from
pallet trucks to tractor trailer units within the depot. From time to time, the apprentice will
work with their assigned mentor at customer premises.
The key duties will include:

  • Preparing vehicles/equipment for rental/purchase
  • Regularly maintaining vehicles/equipment in line with maintenance schedules
  • Updating records.
  • Responding in a timely fashion to break down calls
  • Accurate stock control using computerised systems
  • Working as a team in order to achieve reliability and maintenance targets

The Apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor, who will support them throughout the
programme. The training for the Apprenticeship will be on and off the job,whereby the apprentice will be working towards a nationally accredited qualification in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair
Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) through the Institute of Motor Industry (IMI Awards).
The duration is 2 years and on successful completion, Windsor Materials Handling will continue to support apprentices that show willing and have the aptitude to continue to Level 3 (Advanced Apprenticeship) in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, which will take one year to complete.
We’re looking for applicants that have an interest in the field of mechanics, experience is
advantageous however not essential. It is important that candidates who apply are motivated, hardworking and reliable.
As part of our continued growth, we are now looking to recruit an Apprentice Vehicle Maintenance Technicians in our Sleaford Depot.. The Windsor Materials Apprenticeship Programme has been developed to find talented candidates that are looking to start a career, on successful completion of the programme there will be a job offered and further opportunities present to progress within the company.
This is a really great opportunity for someone looking to start a career in the sector and we
look forward to hearing from candidates interested in this position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate will have a good problem solving ability, be willing to work as part of a team
as well as using their own initiative and be flexible and adaptable.

Personal qualities

For the right candidate there will be the opportunity for progression and a career within the organisation.

Qualifications required

Maths & English at Grade C or above (or equivalent) is preferred

Future prospects

For the right candidate there will be the opportunity for progression and a career within the organisation.

Things to consider

You will need to help out with basic housekeeping duties.

About the employer

The name Windsor has been synonymous with materials handling and access systems since 1977, providing a first class range of forklift hire, sales and maintenance services. Windsor has 12 sites in the UK. The company is committed to providing a quality service to it's customers and believes this can only be achieved by employing the right people in the business and training to a high standard. As a Windsor employee, you will have a chance to progress in the company, be rewarded with good benefits and have the opportunity to attend various training courses with the company.

Employer

Windsor Materials Handling (Hull) Limited

Address

Commercial Way

Enterprise Park

Sleaford

NG34 8FX

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Training provider

The Apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor, who will support them throughout the
programme. The training for the Apprenticeship will be on and off the job, whereby the apprentice will be working towards a nationally accredited qualification in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) through the Institute of Motor Industry (IMI Awards).
The duration is 2 years and on successful completion, Windsor Materials Handling will continue to support apprentices that show willing and have the aptitude to continue to Level 3 (Advanced Apprenticeship) in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, which will take one year to complete.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

BRITISH INDUSTRIAL TRUCK ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by British Industrial Truck Association

Contact

Jayne Murgatroyd 07871738338 jayne.murgatroyd@f-tec.org.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017