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Apprentice Maintenance Engineer Ram Extrusion Management Services Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a successful candidate to enter into an apprenticeship where they will be trained in the development of exciting innovative engineering techniques. This position has great potential to grow into a very rewarding career.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Days and hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will work alongside the maintenance engineers to ensure that industrial machinery and equipment runs smoothly and reliably.

Their work typically involves:

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Diagnosing faults
  • Repairing equipment
  • Obtaining specialist components, fixtures or fittings
  • Managing budgets
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Creating maintenance procedures
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a team as well as use own initiative
  • Enjoy practical work with manual equipment
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Ability to visualise 2D to 3D components
  • Good level of mathematics with a lean towards geometrical principles
  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Be enthusiastic about the engineering industry
  • Interest in mechanical/automotive
  • Ability to think for him/herself and problem solve

Desired qualifications

  • You must have a minimum grade 4/C or above (grade A*- C/9-4) in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Permanent position available.

Things to consider

Please research the location of LEMA Academy as well as the location of the employer to ensure that you can travel to both locations.

About the employer

Ram Extrusion.

Leading UK plastic extrusion design & manufacturer.

Ram Extrusion are plastic extrusions specialists supplying products to a variety of markets, including weatherseals, acoustic seals, door products and flooring trims.

Ram Extrusion is a privately owned extrusion specialist based in the UK, in Droitwhich spa. Ram was formed in 2003 bringing together over 30 years experience of research and development, design and production of many types of plastic extrusions,extruded profiles.

Now some 17 years later, Ram has further developed its skills and abilities with a superb staff retention, we have managed to develop a skilled and loyal workforce with a huge amount of experience.

Renowned for its innovative approach to plastic extrusion, RAM has become a leader in technical extrusions and finishing capabilities. RAM’s plastic extrusion manufacturing facility comprises of over 25,000 sq.ft. and includes 12 single screw extrusion lines with the capability of extruding flexibles, rigids, co-extruded and blown extrusions.

Mission statement:

Ram Extrusion’s mission is to provide its customers with the best quality and service available, whilst ensuring the best possible value for money. This will be achieved by using the best techniques, processes, staff and supply partners. Thereby providing the company and its trade partners with a profitable and sustainable future.

Ram’s products are used in a variety of industries including building and construction, caravans, partitioning, furniture, flooring, packaging, shop fitting, modular buildings, gardening and fencing, shuttering, door and window sealing, acoustics and intumescent products to name but a few.

Ram prides itself on providing the best service possible to all its customers, from design assistance through to production and has the skills and knowledge to produce the perfect extrusion to fit your requirements.


Ram Extrusion Management Services Ltd


Unit 203

Pointon Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lean Education And Development Limited


Rachel Jevons 07896 482558

Engineering Technician Level 3.

Functional Skills if required.  

Internal training with constant supervision given. Full training and support. External trainer conducts onsite training in H&S and Risk assessments.

You will be required to attend LEMA Academy for 1 day a week and occasional block weeks.  During this time, you will complete your Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering on a Technical Support Technician Engineering Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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