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Engineering Operative Apprentice x 4 Rittal CSM Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to kick-start their career with an Apprenticeship in Sheet Metal Manufacturing. Studying with City College Plymouth, you will be able to earn while you learn - becoming a valued member of our workforce in the process.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £271.87

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001716546

  • Positions

    4 available

Do you have a strong hands-on aptitude for mechanical engineering?

Are you an enthusiastic approach to work and learning?

Do you have the ability to work effectively as part of a fast-moving team?

If you answered yes to the above, then this could be the apprenticeship for you!

The apprenticeship programme will provide the candidates with comprehensive training in the setting and operation of one or more of our Sheet Metal production activities.

You will learn how to set and operate machines including:

  • Power Press
  • CNC Piercing or Folding
  • Press Brake

Engineering Operatives are involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing us to grow the business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector.

Engineering Operatives must comply with statutory regulations and organisation safety requirements including any environmental compliance procedures and systems; identify hazards and hazardous situations; prepare the work area and equipment; obtain and follow the appropriate job documentation and work instructions; extract the necessary data and information from specifications and related documentation; carryout the engineering activities in line with their job role; carry quality checks as required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a fast-moving team

Personal qualities

  • A proactive approach to work and learning
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly motivated

Desired qualifications

Ideally, candidates will have a minimum of GCSE grade D/3 or above or equivalent in maths and English.

Future prospects

On completion of your training, you will be working as a fully qualified member of one of our Sheet Metal Manufacturing teams. You may have the opportunity to progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

The interview process will include an informal interview and factory tour, a 2-day work experience trial, aptitude testing in Maths, English and Engineering run by City College Plymouth, and a formal final interview.

The starting rate is £7.25 per hour with incremental rises on completion of the various apprenticeship, training stages.

Rittal-CSM Ltd hold the prestigious Investors in People Silver award and are committed to the training and development of all their staff. As such this is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to build a long-term career with a Global Company.

Other benefits include, 25 day’s holidays + Bank Holidays, free parking, free staff uniform, subsidised staff restaurant and contributory pension scheme matched by the Company up to 5%.


About the employer

Rittal is the world’s largest manufacturer of enclosures for the electrical, electronic and IT markets.

With dedicated, highly motivated and skilled staff the Company has achieved market dominance through a commitment to providing its customers with excellence in every respect.

Rittal-CSM Ltd hold the prestigious Investors in People Silver award and are committed to the training and development of all their staff. As such this is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to build a long-term career with a Global Company.

Employer

Rittal CSM Ltd

Address

Broadley Park Road

Plymouth

PL6 7EZ

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Training

Training provider

CITY COLLEGE PLYMOUTH

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Plymouth

This is a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme run in conjunction with City College Plymouth involving:

  • An 18-month day release programme to gain a level 2 technical certificate in Engineering Operations
  • Work-based learning and training to gain a level 2 certificate / diploma in an engineering / manufacturing discipline
  • Extensive on-the-job training with one of our experienced machine setters

On completion of your training, you will be working as a fully qualified member of one of our Sheet Metal Manufacturing teams.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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