Maintenance Engineer Apprentice JO Sims Ltd

To carry out planned maintenance and fault finding across the site. Working on machinery, plant and building structure.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm. Total hours per week 40 hours.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance.
  • Ensure all machinery is safe and dfit for purpose.
  • New installations - machinery, plant and structural.
  • Electrical installations, maintenance and testing.
  • Welding - repairs/projects.
  • Improving production processes.
  • Working with 240V single phase & 400V three phase.
  • Fault finding and effective communication.
  • Control panel works.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Electrical skills would be beneficial, but not compulsory, along with any of the follwoing - Welding, Plumbing or IT (would be ideal).

Personal qualities

  • Methodical.
  • Team Player.
  • Good Intiative.
  • Good Hygiene.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Math and English ( or equivalent).
  • Science - Especially Physics.
  • Any Vocational Sciece based - optional.

Future prospects

To move onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship to become a fully qualified multi-skilled engineer.

Things to consider

Working at heights is a must as well as being able to work in a noisy environment at times. Able to use power tools and good housekeeping.

About the employer

J O Sims Ltd. works with 3 main food sectors, Fresh Fruit, Ingredients and Dried Fruit and Nuts. The business has been in existence since 1896 and is a leader within the market of USA Apples and Cherries from across the world.


JO Sims Ltd


Pudding Lane


PE11 3TJ

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Training provider

  • NVQ Extended Diploma.
  • Technical Cdertificate.
  • Functional Skills ( if required ).
  • Employment Rights asnd Responibility.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

Vogal Group Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vogal Group Ltd


Val Leaton 01733 380929

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017