Apprentice Shop Floor Operative (Manufacturing Engineer) Drury Precision Sheet Metal Ltd

Drury Precision Engineering are offering a fantastic opportunity for a new person to join their team. As their Apprentice you will learn mechanical manufacturing of sheet metal and CNC machined products. There will also be the opportunity to learn wider engineering skills, such as powder coating.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week, worked between 06.00-17.00, Monday to Friday. Overtime will be available.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Assisting skilled operators on CNC Machines
  • Operating various engineering machines
  • Final Assembly of products
  • Packing goods in preparation for despatch
  • Small amount of administration work
  • Powder coating
  • General housekeeping
  • All other associated duties as required

As an Apprentice you will work from the employer’s address on Beechings Way in Alford. You will also attend day-release sessions at The Grimsby Institute once every week (Monday).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Awareness of health and safety
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy working practically

Personal qualities

  • Reliable – good timekeeping
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Genuine interest in a career in the engineering sector
  • Good work ethic

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in English and Maths.

Future prospects

Progression to a permanent job role for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Drury Precision Engineering is based on Beechings Way in Alford. Please check the employer’s address and ensure you would be able to report for work on a daily basis. You will also have to attend day-release sessions at The Grimsby Institute once each week.

About the employer

Drury Precision Engineering Ltd are a technologically advanced engineering company, specialising in the manufacture of sheet-metal and CNC machined products for sub-contract customers and also have their own brand of motorcycle accessories. They have a full design capability using 3D scanning, modelling and printing. Also have a full ‘in-house’ production facility for sheet metal, milling and turning along with on-site powder coating, laser etching and vacuum forming.


Drury Precision Sheet Metal Ltd



Beechings Way


LN13 9JE

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Training provider

  • Level 3 QCF in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Manufacturing Engineering

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education


Emma Buttery 01472 311222

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017