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Apprentice Production Engineer RELIC PLASTIC CIC

The team is looking to recruit a production engineer apprentice who will help with the processes required for the all-under-one-roof recycling and manufacturing services. Work alongside the production engineer and be involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the company.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001817431

  • Positions

    1 available

The team is looking to recruit a production engineer apprentice who will help with the processes required for the all-under-one-roof recycling and manufacturing services. You will work alongside the production engineer and be involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the company, allowing their business to grow.

These include sorting and identifying plastic, shredding and maintaining plastic stock, plastic injection, hand finishing and general workshop maintenance.

The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of your career. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with one or more of the following would be beneficial: Plastic working, woodworking, metalworking, or knowledge of and comfort using power tools.
  • Tool maintenance and basic engineering skills
  • Good communication & people skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills – An open and honest communicator, communicates clearly using appropriate methods, listen well to others and have a positive and respectful attitude

Personal qualities

  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Reliable, organised and can work quickly but efficiently
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Personal responsibility and resilience – Comply with the health and safety guidance and procedures, be disciplined and have a responsible approach to risk, work diligently regardless of how much they are being supervised, accept responsibility for managing time and workload and stay motivated and committed when facing challenges
  • Work effectively in teams – Integrate with the team, support other people, consider implications of their own actions on other people and the business whilst working effectively to get the task completed
  • Focus on quality and problem solving – Follow instructions and guidance, demonstrate attention to detail, follow a logical approach to problem solving and seek opportunities to improve quality, speed and efficiency
  • Continuous personal development – Reflect on skills, knowledge and behaviours and seek opportunities to develop, adapt to different situations, environments or technologies and have a positive attitude to feedback and advice

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Further position in the compnay, filling the vacant role above the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Relic Plastic started in 2018 with a goal to think differently about waste and teach others about valuing waste as a resource.

Relic Plastic was built on the open source platform created by Precious Plastic, which was setup in 2013 to provide people with the knowledge to create their own Plastic Recycling project. Precious Plastic has made all their work open source so that others around the world can build on the technology and processes to make the recycling system transparent.

Employer

RELIC PLASTIC CIC

Address

Unit 14A

Middleton Road

Morecambe

LA3 3NT

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Training

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College

Contact

Employer Engagement 01524 521483 EmployerEngagement@lmc.ac.uk

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022