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Moulding Technician Engineering Apprenticeship Glazpart Limited

Glazpart, a dynamic, high technology plastic injection moulder with complete in house facilities from design, to production and sales leads the way in the design and manufacture of Plastic Glazing Accessories and is looking to recruit and train an Apprentice to become a Moulding Technician. This position is in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Monthly wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 08.30am till 17.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001718472

  • Positions

    1 available

Learning to set up Plastic injection moulding machines and ancillaries using a wide variety of plastic materials in different injection mould tools.

  • Liaise with shift supervisor at the start of your shift to agree daily tasks and objectives.
  • To set injection moulds into a range of injection moulding machines within agreed specific time frame.
  • Ensure moulding process parameters are set to achieve agreed cycle time and produce to Q.A standards.
  • Check parts against QA master sample and complete stage 1 of the first off process.
  • Complete all production documentation for each production run.
  • Allocate all initial master batch, labels, and specific packaging requirements before placing machine into production.
  • Sample new, repaired and modified moulds. Complete sample documentation to identify tool and product condition and any improvements.  Record programme settings where applicable.
  • Undertake quality checks if and when applicable.
  • Maintain tooling through good working practice.
  • Submit tools for maintenance using the system to accurately describe the fault and supply mouldings.
  • Maintain machinery and ancillaries through good working practice.
  • Use IQ system to raise Preventative Works order to highlight accurately machine fault.
  • Provide feedback via the works order on any production information update.
  • Work in line with Mould shop objectives.
  • Follow Health & Safety policy and standards, including the correct wearing of the appropriate PPE.
  • To ensure a clean and safe working environment is maintained at all times.
  • Carry out any other duties, relevant to the post which may arise thus ensuring a comprehensive and flexible service to the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will have an interest in engineering supported good practical skills and an aptitude for mathematics.

Personal qualities

  • Flexible, hard working, dexterous with a positive attitude to learning and improvement.
  • Communicate and work with colleagues in a friendly and constructive manner and carry out their duties conscientiously and with a proactive approach, to ensure that the standards required by the company, are met.
  • Comply with all policies, procedures and rules that are issued by the company or your Manager.
  • Be polite, courteous and professional in all contacts with our customers, visitors and other business partners.
  • Be neat and tidy in appearance and comply with company’s dress regulations, where applicable.
  • Maintain a tidy and safe work area and share the responsibility for Health and safety of our workplace. Observe all of our safety rules and procedures and use protective equipment wherever applicable.
  • Look after the company’s property and facilities and promptly report any maintenance or security issues to your Manager. 

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5 and above including English, maths and Science. Mathematics a grade 6 is required.

Future prospects

We put a lot of time and effort into training our apprentices as we hope that they will all stay with the company as valued employees once their apprenticeship is complete.

Things to consider

Potential shift work working.


About the employer

Glazpart lead the way in the design and manufacture of injection moulded plastic products and components.  Their standard ranges include glazing, furniture and promotional components and products.

In addition, Glazpart offer a complete service to meet specific customer needs from concept and design through to t tooling and manufacture. Their latest offering is Surface Foiling which is proving very popular with both designers and end users.

Employer

Glazpart Limited

Address

Glazpart Ltd, Wildmere Road

BANBURY

OX16 3JU

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Training

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Yvette Garcia-Mier 01993882008 y.garcia-mier@theengineeringtrust.org

Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • In-House Competency Training Plan (Skills).
  • Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME Knowledge) at College (1 day per week over 2 years).
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (if not exempt)
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022