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CNC Machinist Apprentice - Engineering Technician Machinist Addison Engineering Co Ltd

Addison Precision based in Thornton-Cleveleys are looking to recruit a CNC Machinist Apprentice to start as soon as possible. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious, and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £170.94 to £329.67

    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 hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Learn to read engineering drawings
  • Learn to set and operate CNC machines
  • Learn to program CNC machines using different controls
  • Learn to carry out changes to programmes
  • Learn to problem solve machine issues
  • Learn about housekeeping and daily maintenance checks in the work area
  • Ensure all working practices and procedures are followed at all times
  • Understand and complete all work-related documentation accurately and on time
  • Undertake any other duties in line with capabilities
  • Maintenance and safe working practices and use of PPE
  • Keep work area and shop floor tidy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good practical skills
  • Personal qualities
  • A team player

Personal qualities

  • A strong desire to succeed in chosen field
  • A “can do” attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English.

Future prospects

The opportunity to secure permanent employment for the right applicant.

About the employer

In the ever changing world of engineering, you need to be ahead of your competitors. Addison Project is an award winning engineering consultancy and project management company,  we offer all our services in Liverpool, Manchester, Warrington and the surrounding areas.

Here at Addison we deliver the principle design and provide engineering consultancy and services for demanding and complex projects. The Addison approach to project management and engineering ensures that problems are solved the smarter way, not just the obvious way. We believe in creative thinking for truly modern engineering.

With an extensive client list as far as Manchester and Liverpool and an equally extensive portfolio of work undertaken, we have established ourselves as a name synonymous with trust, quality, reliability and client satisfaction.

Established in 1997, having evolved from the former ICI Hillhouse Projects group in Blackpool Lancashire, Addison Project Plc. offers a diverse range of professional engineering project management and engineering consultancy services to the whole of the North West including the areas in and around Manchester and Liverpool. Offering a range of “cradle to grave” principle design and project management services, from conceptual and feasibility studies through to process definition and design, engineering, procurement, installation, construction and commissioning. Addison Project have unique experience in running, troubleshooting, debottlenecking and revamping process plant facilities.

As leading experts in the engineering project management field, Addison Project offer bespoke services tailored around the needs of you and your business. From the initial concept right through to completion, each project is treated as unique, with the belief that the key to success is helping to maintain control of every aspect of quality, cost, delivery and safety.

Addison provide principle design and engineering services across a range of disciplines including process, civil and structural, mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation, functional safety systems, construction, demolition and plant relocation.

The engineering consultancy services are provided for project management, construction management, process engineering, engineering design for instrument, electrical, mechanical, piping, civil and structural. Precision machining services are also available via one of our group companies Addison Precision. Based in Blackpool and Cheshire, we operate in the Lancashire area and across all of the North West including Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington.


Addison Engineering Co Ltd


Hillhouse International Site

Bourne Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Marie Sarveswaran 01282 733815

Engineering Technician Level 3.

The successful candidate will be given full training with company policies and procedures.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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