Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Shaftec - Level 2 - Apprentice Steering Pump Operative Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd

To work as part of a team within a dedicated team of Production Operatives, in the steering pump division, working to production targets. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £262.40 - £356.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform tasks within the strip and clean area considered to be within his/her capability
  • Undertake any necessary training to allow for flexibility between the differing strip and clean areas and train other personnel
  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks and specified routine preventative maintenance
  • Communicate to Supervision any deficiencies in the production activity as they are detected and suggest any possible actions to correct these deficiencies
  • Ensure that tools, gauges, measuring equipment, etc. are properly stored
  • Assembling and dismantling Steering Pumps
  • Working on bench using various hand and air tools
  • Meeting set targets
  • Working on the wash & shot blast machinery as required
  • To follow companys Quality and Health & Safety policies
  • Ensure all processes and procedures set are followed as documented by the companys management system to achieve the output of the expected quality and health & safety requirements

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 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.


Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd


Park Road


B18 5JA

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED


Jenny Stevenson

Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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