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Flexicon - Level 3 Machine Operator Apprenticeship Flexicon Ltd

These are exciting and busy times at Flexicon! We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join us as a Machine Operator using Extrusion and Flexo machines. The role will be working in a high performing manufacturing team, setting and operating mini precision rolling machines which convert fine gauge narrow steel strip into finished product.

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

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Year 1 - Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001745355

  • Positions

    2 available

Part of Atkore International, Flexicon is a market leading UK manufacturer of Flexible Conduit Products and Solutions. With over 60 different systems in either metallic or non-metallic, we are the global Specialists when it comes to Cable Protection and Flexible Conduit. We continue to make investments in our people, products and services. We strive for continuous improvement and live by our values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence. With over 120 employees working at our sites in Coleshill, Birmingham, we value each of our employees by recognising and awarding those who go the extra mile, vouchers for long service (starting at 1 year) and development and training opportunities.

These are exciting and busy times at Flexicon! We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join us as a Machine Operator using our Extrusion and Flexo machines. The role will be working in a high performing manufacturing team, setting and operating mini precision rolling machines (similar to spring manufacture or wire forming) which convert fine gauge narrow steel strip into finished product.

The role involves being able to safely operate and run up to 5 machines:

  • To join conduit
  • Loading coils using the quick change coiler and operate lifting equipment
  • Threading coil strip through form-rolls, straight and curve guides
  • Complete production documentation i.e. weight per meter, number of coils used, quantity of material used per shift etc.
  • Transfer finished conduit into the material stores
  • Clean and store all tooling used post production run

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to demonstrate a clear interest in working in the manufacturing sector

Personal qualities

  • Able to work methodically and pay close attention to detail
  • Good personal and work ethic

Desired qualifications

Grade 4 / C in Maths and English (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

Department Team Leader, Supervisor, Manager.

Things to consider

This is a fast paced factory environment and can be physically demanding standing for most of the day. Shift work may be required.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Part of Atkore International, Flexicon is a market leading UK manufacturer of Flexible Conduit Products and Solutions. With over 60 different systems in either metallic or non-metallic, we are the global Specialists when it comes to Cable Protection and Flexible Conduit.

We continue to make investments in our people, products and services. We strive for continuous improvement and live by our values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence. With over 110 employees working at our sites in Coleshill, Birmingham, we value each of our employees by recognising and awarding those who go the extra mile, vouchers for long service (starting at 1 year) and development and training opportunities.

Employer

Flexicon Ltd

Address

Roman Way

Birmingham

B46 1HG

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

This 4 year programme will include:

  • Engineering Basic Skills training and off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
  • NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
  • A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
  • In house training in line with your requirements

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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: 29 Oct 2021