Fabrication and Welding Apprentice SKYMAKER LIMITED

Skymaker Rooflights is an established UK based company manufacturing and supplying contemporary rooflights and skylights worldwide. We are based in Brandon in a modern factory on a well-established industrial estate. They have an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    8:00am – 5:00pm at present, Monday to Friday. Possibility to change to shift work, 6:00am-2:00pm / 2:00pm – 10:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2018

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305484

  • Positions

    1 available

Warehouse/Factory operative. The candidate will fit into an energetic friendly team involved with the manufacture and supply and fitting of Rooflights.

On a day to day basis their responsibilites could include:

  • Welding
  • Drilling
  • Sheet metal milling
  • Product assembly
  • Cutting materials
  • Packing products for deliveries
  • Prepping glass
  • Maintaining stock levels.
  • Use of CAD will be involved as well.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate(s) must be:

  • Punctual
  • Outgoing with a good work ethic.
  • Working as part of a team is crucial and they must be able to work to deadlines wherever possible.
  • Previous warehouse/factory experience is desirable but not essential.

Personal qualities

  • Sociable
  • Outgoing
  • Punctual
  • Good team member
  • Good work ethic

Qualifications required

None required

Future prospects

This vacancy could lead to full time employment within the business. The possibility to become a senior level within the factory. Candidates pay would increase if successful and showing the enthusiasm and work ethic the factory current has. There may well be the incentive of a bonus scheme.

Things to consider

The role is based in a factory, where machinery may be noisy, the role may involve being based in a welding bay for periods of time or manning a machine for a short period of time. There will be some lifting involved. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Skymaker Rooflights is an established UK based company manufacturing and supplying contemporary rooflights and skylights worldwide. We pride ourselves on our wide range of standard and bespoke sized rooflights. Skymaker specialise in the design, manufacture, supply and install to commercial and domestic customers alike. We are based in Brandon in a modern factory on a well-established industrial estate.

Employer

SKYMAKER LIMITED

Address

6

Barnes Close

Brandon

IP27 0NY

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Training provider

  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering L2 NVQ Diploma
  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology L2 Diploma
  • FS English L1
  • FS Maths L1
  • FS ICT L1

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 04 Dec 2017