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Apprentice Toolmaker Ancon Building Products

To service and maintain production tooling and fixtures to enable the production processes to be efficient. Use tool room machinery and materials to produce precision parts to engineering drawings, ensuring EHS and quality standards are adhered to.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001803268

  • Positions

    1 available

Principle role and responsibilities will include:

  • Work with manufacturing software such as CAD. (AutoCAD) and CAM (Fusion360) 
  • Use a combination of lathes, milling machines (conventional and CNC), surface grinders and cutting machines to cut and shape a part
  • Use precision measuring instruments like micrometres, Vernier callipers and gauges to check the tools dimensions. Tooling strip down and diagnosis for repair
  • Tooling Improvements
  • Preventative maintenance of tooling and shop machinery
  • Fabrication of fixtures and spare parts for tooling

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, listening and questioning skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrate a passion for engineering
  • Safety conscious person
  • Prior interest and experience in Engineering (desirable not essential)
  • Technically minded individual
  • A track record of exception timekeeping and attendance
  • Can do attitude
  • Willingness to learn and receive feedback in a positive manner
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-resilient and capable of making task related decisions
  • Be open to and work with change, both culturally and technically
  • Works in an inclusive way
  • Willingness to undertake additional tasks, within capabilities, to get the job done
  • Willingness to take ownership
  • Take a critical approach to work practice and identify and suggest improvements
  • Believes and promotes Health and Safety within the workplace
  • Self-motivated
  • Task orientated
  • Ability to remain calm and effective during stressful times
  • Proactively taking actions to improve
  • Adapts quickly to change

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades C/5 or above (or equivalent), including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 

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

Ancon designs and manufactures essential steel components providing strength and stability to buildings and structures around the world. Trusted for their integrity, reliability and compliance, Ancon steel fixings are precision-manufactured to perform in the most demanding concrete and masonry applications.

Ancon applies its technical expertise to create the most efficient, cost-effective and high-performance components for construction projects, including architecturally ambitious high-rise developments, landmark sporting stadia and major infrastructure schemes, such as bridges and tunnels.

Employer

Ancon Building Products

Address

9

President Way

Sheffield

S4 7UR

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Amrc Training Centre

Contact

Recruitment Team recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes: 

  • 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: 26 Jun 2022