Engineering – Machinist Rewinds & J Windsor & Sons Ltd

Working closely with experienced and qualified staff you will develop your knowledge of Mechanicl manufactuirng to produce and repair a wide and varied range of products and component parts for our clients.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8- 4.30 ½ hour lunch each day

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2018

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working closely with experienced and qualified staff you will develop your knowledge of Mechanical manufacturing to

  • produce a wide and varied range of component parts and products small and large scale
  • small machine works and progressing to larger machine work
  • Repair a range of rotating equipment and motor parts.
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Centre Lathe
  • Interpreting drawing
  • Using hand tools to develop your skills and knowledge to manufacture a range of products and bespoke engineering solutions for our clients
  • Progressing when required to attending site to support with the removal of, repair and replacement of equipment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate would be:

  • practically minded
  • have good technical awareness
  • have a practical approach
  • relish the challenge of physical work in an industrial environment
  • have a good work ethic
  • strong focus on working safely

Personal qualities

  • Good communicator with good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise work/tasks.
  • Able to work under own initiative.
  • Having a good, positive, can do attitude
  • Personable, enthusiastic and trustworthy
  • A willingness to learn.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Access to own transport would be an advantage.
  • Possibly have a hobby/interest in fixing/tinkering with mechanical devices/bikes/machines etc

Qualifications required

5 GCSE(or equivalent) grades C or above in Maths, English, Science and preferably Design and Technology

Future prospects

• Apprenticeship may lead to permanent employment. • Further in-house and external training and development may be available available for the right candidate. • Continued professional development

Things to consider

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct, or this may result in your application not being considered. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. 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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. Any offer of apprenticeship/employment will be subject to successful completion of a colour blind assessment Assessment, pre-interview and Day release element of this apprenticeship will be held at Dunnings Bridge Road, Liverpool, L30 6XT How will you travel to your workplace and NWTC

About the employer

Welcome to the home of Rewinds & J. Windsor, one of the largest independently owned electric motor and rotating equipment repairers in the UK. From mechanical and electrical repairs to electrical manufacturing and sales, at Rewinds & J. Windsor we have been setting the standards for engineering solutions for over 60 years. Established in 1946 by J I Windsor the company originally focused on ship repairs, as was the demand at the time, but quickly grew and expanded to electric motor repairs and land-based industrial repairs. Since then our rapid expansion has seen us become one of the UK’s largest, most experienced and most trusted electrical and mechanical repairs companies. Operating across three sites and servicing the whole of the UK and Ireland we now offer not only mechanical and electrical repairs and maintenance services, but also manufacturing and custom builds, and an online store for new product sales of electric motors, pumps and more Right from the conception of the company our main aim has been to support businesses in numerous industries including manufacturing and power generation with their electric motor and rotating equipment repairs and maintenance. We pride ourselves on delivering our engineering services quickly, efficiently and to the highest quality, so that our customers can in turn focus on delivering their services to their customers. The back bone of our business has always been electrical and mechanical repairs. This is where we started and this is where we continue to excel. A support team consisting of mechanical, balancing and electronics departments also means that we are to complete all repairs under one roof and this level of control lets us ensure that only the very highest standards are applied throughout all processes.


Rewinds & J Windsor & Sons Ltd



Regent Road


L5 9SY

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Training provider

Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships normally last four years during which time you will attend our Training Centre one day per week for basic training and Further Education.

The remainder of your time will be spent with your employer, training in Engineering. 

NWTC will monitor your Apprenticeship on a regular basis to ensure you achieve  ensuring you complete your

  • National Vocational Qualification (N.V.Q.) Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • Functional Skills

which will lead to a certificate of Advanced Apprenticeship.


Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Training Council


Sarah Lavery

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017