Apprentice Sewing Machinist Whitehouse Cox & Co Ltd
Apprentice required to learn fundamentals of the company's manufacturing process - Gluing, painting, turning, assembly operations and techniques.
Closing date: 30 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 39.00
Possible start date
02 Oct 2017
25 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Reporting to the in-house trainer, the apprentice will undertake a 6 month basic training programme in the fundamentals of the company's manufacturing process -
- Gluing, painting, turning, assembly operations and techniques
Upon completion of basic manufacturing training the apprentice will then commence sewing Machinery training within the machining section, to include
- Machinery set-up and maintenance
- Machinery Operation
- Machining materials-silks, skivers, fabrics, leathers
- Machining production pieces
After basic machining training, the apprentice will be carrying out (on a daily basis) production operations on a variety of sewing machines, carrying out machining operations for sub-assemblies of leather products from the first stage of assembly to the final stage of assembly.
The final stage of training will be the final machining operations for completed leather products.
Requirements and prospects
- Manual dexterity
- Previous knowledge of making textiles / using a sewing machine would be advantageous
- Good verbal communications
- Able to work independently and in a team
- Willing to learn
- Pays attention to detail
Minimum Grade D in English, Maths and ICT or the Equivalent Functional Skills Level 2.
Things to consider
About the employer
Whitehouse Cox have been established since 1875 and are the leading manufacturers today of high quality handmade leather accessories. Using only the finest locally sourced vegaetable-tanned leathers, Whitehouse Cox's team of finely -skilled artisans handcraft a range of wallets, bags and accessories at their factory in Aldridge , Walsall.
Combining traditional skills with contemporary design.
They only use the highest quality components and the best selected leathers.
All their leathers are hand finished with applications of oils and waxes which brings out the
Naturally beautiful character of the leathers.
Whitehouse Cox & Co Ltd
NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations
Award in Industrial and Environmental Awareness
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook
Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
Improving Operational Performance
IN-COMM TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd
Alex Jones 01922 457686
Under 18s: Anyone under the age of 18 cannot legally work for more than 40 hours per week; over 18s must agree to opt out of the working time directive if they work more than 48 hours per week.
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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017