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Shaftec - Level 2 - Apprentice Production Operative (break calipers) Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd

To work as part of a team within a dedicated team of Production Operatives, in the break caliper division, working to production targets.

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £262.40 - £356.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 7:30am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001730471

  • Positions

    2 available

Shaftec has been supplying remanufactured and new parts to the motor trade for over 20 years and is now firmly established as the leading transmission, steering and braking supplier to the UK aftermarket. A full range of products available from stock includes driveshafts, CV joints, brake calipers, steering racks, steering pumps and bootkits.

Shaftec offers its customers the largest range of premium products, backed by the highest levels of availability and exceptional customer service.

As part of a multi-million pound expansion programme, in January 2015 the business relocated its Headquarters in Birmingham to new 42,000sq ft premises – to incorporate its remanufacturing facilities and warehouse into one site.

We are looking to employ 2 production operative apprentices to join the break caliper division.

MAIN REPONSIBILITIES:

  • Brake caliper - dismantling, cleaning, shot-blasting, building, test & pack as instructed/required
  • Working on bench using various hand and air tools
  • To operate machinery within the production process as necessary
  • Undertake any necessary training to allow for flexibility between all production areas and train other personnel as required
  • Ensure that tools, gauges, measuring equipment, etc. are properly stored
  • Meeting set targets
  • Communicate to Supervision any deficiencies in the production activity as they are detected and suggest any possible actions to correct these deficiencies
  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks and specified routine preventative maintenance
  • To follow the company’s Quality and Health & Safety policies
  • Ensure all processes and procedures set are followed as documented by the company’s management system to achieve the output of the expected quality and health & safety requirements
  •  Any other duties appropriate to the post as required

Due to health and safety on site rules, over 18's only need apply.

Your salary will be age dependant:

18 – 20 = pay £6.56 p/h, 21-22 would be £8.36 p/h and 23 or over would be £8.91 p/h. Once all training is complete your salary would increase to £9.50 p/h.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to work quickly and well
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • The ability to complete paperwork and count product items

Personal qualities

 

  • Adapting to change
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 3 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 3 / D including maths and English.

Future prospects

Once qualified you will become a production operative.

Things to consider

This level 2 apprenticeship involves attending Make UK's training facility one day per week where the hours are between 8am - 4:30pm. You will also have certain block release weeks where you will in at Make UK for the full week.


About the employer

Shaftec has been supplying remanufactured and new parts to the motor trade for over 20 years and is now firmly established as the leading transmission, steering and braking supplier to the UK aftermarket. A full range of products available from stock includes driveshafts, CV joints, brake calipers, steering racks, steering pumps and bootkits.

Shaftec offers its customers the largest range of premium products, backed by the highest levels of availability and exceptional customer service.

As part of a multi-million pound expansion programme, in January 2015 the business relocated its Headquarters in Birmingham to new 42,000sq ft premises – to incorporate its remanufacturing facilities and warehouse into one site.

Employer

Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd

Address

Park Road

Birmingham

B18 5JA

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations.
Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations.

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Lean/Business Improvement
  • Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
  • General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
  • Bench Fitting

Relevant Workplace Training.
Functional Skills (If required).

Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Oct 2021