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Chain Machine Apprentice Sturge Industries Ltd

A fantastic opportunity for the right enthusiastic individual to train to be a chain machine apprentice and learn how to safely operate special purpose chain machines to produce ball chain and other componentry to agreed specifications using standard operating procedures.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    The job will normally be 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. We currently run 2 shifts which are alternating as follows: Monday - Friday 5.00am - 1.00pm, Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm, Friday 7.30am - 1.30pm. Half an hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738764

  • Positions

    1 available

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To be directly responsible to Chain Machine Team Leader
  • To oil chain machines at specific intervals during shift
  • To load materials onto chain machines ready for production
  • To trouble shoot problems on machines to maximise running time
  • To set new tooling as required
  • To perform qualify checks to ensure chain produced is within specified tolerances
  • To use micrometres and callipers to measure chain and raw materials
  • To ensure you operate within all H & S legislation

The above list is not exhaustive but is a framework of the role of Chain Machine Apprentice. Full training will be given to the successful candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Motivated
  • Drive/enthusiasm
  • Self motivated

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • Enthusiastic about learning
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Committed

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English 4/C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, a permanent position may be a possibility.


About the employer

Sturge Industries are the only manufacturer in the UK and on of only 5 worldwide for these bell chain products. As an employer we strive to develop our employees and encourage participation and interaction from Director level through to shop floor employees. We have a history of internal promotion and there are several Supervisory roles now filled by time serviced employees.

Employer

Sturge Industries Ltd

Address

6

Narrowboat Way

Dudley

DY2 0XQ

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Training

Training provider

BCTG LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Apprenticeship Works

Contact

Bev 0121 5446455

Engineering Operative Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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