Mechanical Engineering Apprentice - Machining Cross & Morse (T/u TD Cross Ltd)
The company is looking to recruit two Apprentice Machinists to learn general engineering skills, leading to being able to operate both CNC and manual machines as well as welding, assembly and press work tools.
Closing date: 26 Jun 2022
Total hours per week: 39.00
Possible start date
27 Jun 2022
20 Dec 2021
Level 3 (A level)
Two engineering apprentices required to learn general machining skills in our growing Power Transmission Engineering company.
During your apprenticeship, you will cover all manufacturing areas of the company which include:
- Both CNC and Manual Turning and Milling
- Gear cutting
- Press Tool work
- Assembly work
- You will also cover production control, inspection procedures and CAD
Requirements and prospects
- Enjoys problem solving and challenges
- Good verbal and written communications
- Good maths abilities
- Individual and team working abilities
- Must have a strong interest in engineering - through school studies, volunteering or hobbies
- Eager to learn new skills
- Can-do attitude
- GCSE (or equivalent) grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English, maths and Science - as a minimum
We can offer successful candidates experience and training in a broad range of engineering skills and a long-term career within the company.
Things to consider
You will be required to attend college on a full-time basis for the first 12 months (at In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG) - please ensure you are able to travel to this site as well as the company address.
About the employer
Cross & Morse was established in 1984 through the amalgamation of two long standing and well respected companies in the Power Transmission Industry, T D Cross and Morse Chain.
T D Cross & Sons was founded in 1870 in Birmingham, concentrating in the production of bicycle components under the direction of the Cross family. The Morse Chain Company was founded in 1894 also for the manufacture of bicycles in Pennsylvania, USA.
In 1987 Cross & Morse centralised all production at the 10,000 sq metre factory in Great Barr, Birmingham where current production of Roller Chains, Sprockets, Gears, Timing Belt Pulleys, Torque Limiters, Sprag Clutches and other specialised power transmission equipment is undertaken.
IN-COMM TRAINING AND BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd
Sue Fisher 01922 457686
This is a three year, level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and will require the successful apprentices to attend college, In-Comm Training Services - Aldridge, WS9 8UG, on a full-time basis for the initial 12 months, followed by one day per week at college for the remaining two years.
The training will include:
- Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
- Working Efficiently and Effectively in an Engineering Environment
- Using and Communicating Technical Information
- Conducting Business Improvement Techniques (covered in induction)
- Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
- Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
- Preparing and Using Lathes for Milling Machines
- Producing CAD Models (drawings) using a CAD System
- Producing Engineering Project Plans
- General Welding Applications
- Preparing and Using CNC Machining Centres
Level 3 (A level)
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