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Production Machinist Apprentice M R Machine Knives Ltd

M.R Machine Knives are recruiting for 2 Production Machinist Apprentices to work within their team and take on day to day duties as required. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Year 1:

  • To successfully complete the AMRC training block period and must be safe and competent in the learned engineering skill sets.  In addition, apprentices will also show a good understanding of B.I.T, H&S and will have achieved their first Level 3 Knowledge  programme to the best of their ability, on time by the date set at the AMRC

Year 2:

  • To recognise and safely operate company-based equipment, to follow and understand company policies, procedures, work  specific information such as engineering drawings, daily workloads and tasks assigned. Whilst being regularly monitored

Roles and Responsibilities:

This role involves tasks such as but not limited to those listed below.  This will be built towards gradually during the apprenticeship:

  • Following work instructions for processes involved in the production and packing of machine knives
  • Following instruction from works orders and drawings
  • Perform quality checks during the stages of production and highlighting any discrepancies
  • Meeting customer deadlines by achieving daily targets according to the production schedule
  • Recording tasks completed on the appropriate clocking system including any non-productive hours
  • Perform production tasks required within the allocated time allowed to complete the job

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Apprentices should be hard-working and able to manage their time effectively, be able to follow orders, and be comfortable working as part of a team
  • The requirement for attention to detail will be paramount in this role

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills 
  • Approachable  
  • Good Motivational skills 
  • Reliable & punctual  
  • Conscientious 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, in mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering-related subject. 
  • Applicants are also required to undertake a series of assessments at the AMRC Training Centre before being offered a place on an apprenticeship.

Future prospects

  • Completion of this apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors

Things to consider

  • During the first year you will be required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, full time for an initial block of study
  • One Friday per month you will return to your workplace
  • After the initial  block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for one day a week to undertake the knowledge study
  • The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job

About the employer

We offer a unique, bespoke service to meet the needs of our clients. We provide expert advice for our Volumetric Modular Construction across Design, Manufacture and Installation.

Through early engagement and a collaborative approach, we enable clients to achieve the best outcomes for their projects. Our in house RIBA - accredited architects have a wealth of experience transforming design concepts into the very best modular solution.


M R Machine Knives Ltd


Unit 41

Dinnington Business Centre, Outgang Lane


S25 3QX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Amrc Training Centre


Recruitment Team

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to the AMRC Training Centre Website, Complete the expression of interest form. Once this has been received it will be reviewed and you will receive an email response with the next steps of application process.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022