Apprentice CNC Machinist Osl Group Holdings Limited

This role requires a strong passion for working in an industrial environment to manufacture parts using turning, milling and general machining operations. Learning how to produce parts from drawings and use computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery;

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri - including shift work patterns

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager: Duties include:

  • Prepare and operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as turning, milling, drilling, grinding and finishing etc.
  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.
  • Prepare and load steel materials onto the machines
  • Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality
  • Performance basic maintenance on the machine according to daily TPM schedule( Lubrica-tion, checking bearing, cleaning machine etc)
  • Load program on mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Carry out set up on milling machines by installing and adjusting tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices
  • Use of measuring tools such as gauges, callipers, indicators, and micrometres to perform tool changes, radius offsets and quality checks
  • Operates equipment such as milling machines, end mills, revolving lathe tools, and drill presses, surface grinder, point grinder, to produce manufacturing parts out of steel and can use these machines to carry out procedures such as cutting, squaring, milling, drilling, tap-ping, and boring
  • Carry out housekeeping duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Manual Work Skills

Personal qualities

  • Meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interact well with others in a cross functional environment
  • Resourceful, result-oriented and strong sense of responsibility with initiative.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE or equivalent A-C grades including English, Maths and Dual Science

Future prospects

Excellent career development opportunity with one of the UKs most well known manufacturing groups will offer advanced levels of manufacturing experience. Further in-house training and development will include: Milling and Turning Training 5S training Lean Training Machine set up and basic programming Fork lift Training Product Development Training Health and Safety Training

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to reach both employer location - Burgess Road, Sheffield S9 3WD and Sheffield College Olive Grove Campus S2 2RL

About the employer



Osl Group Holdings Limited


Burgess Road


S9 3WD

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Training provider

Apprentice Standard - Engineering Technician with end point assessment One day per week in term time at Sheffield College Olive Grove Campus

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


David Adewumi

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

Employer's Application Instructions

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017