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Epwin - Level 3 Apprentice Mixing Plant Maintenance Technician EPWIN GROUP LIMITED

To assist in the operation, maintenance, and development of the mixing process, including project work to manufacturers standards under the supervision of the mixing plant supervisor and material development manager

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £258.92

  • Working week

    Year 1 - Mon - Thur 8am - 4.30pm; Fri 8am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001820394

  • Positions

    1 available

Epwin Group is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors and fascia systems with some of the best known manufacturing and service names in the sector. Group businesses also produce high quality cladding, guttering, decking and prefabricated GRP building components.

Mandatory Responsibilities

Adherence to all organisational policies, management systems and standard operational procedures, including legal responsibilities in relation to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality.
Work positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity.
Represent the organisation in a positive way as to avoid the damage of corporate image or bringing the company into disrepute.
Cover holidays booked within the department
Promote and Display the Epwin Core Values.

Role Responsibilities

Carry out daily duties to ensure continuous supply of dry blend powders within the Epwin group.
Carry out routine maintenance as per PPM schedule.
Agree and complete training and development requirements as determined by the Mixing Plant Supervisor.
Maintain a high standard of housekeeping and maintain 5s standards and methods within the mixing plant.
Assist the materials development manager with creating new trial material formulations.
Carry out extrusion trials for new formulations when required.
Communicate information via the relevant communication channels.
Record all required information for all operations as per company works instructions/procedures.
Record scrap information, segregate all non-conforming product from good production.
Alert relevant people to process and product concerns.
Carry out product recipe changes as and when required.
Undertake reasonable duties as and when required.
Cover holidays and absence within the department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Ability to use a PC to an operational level. Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

Engineering / technical aptitude Clean, neat and tidy approach to work. Punctual and adaptable. Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a larger team. Good polite manner. Motivated to learn and develop skills. Attention to detail. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Positive approach to the working environment.

Desired qualifications

3 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C, must include maths, English language, and ideally Science, or equivalent related qualification.

Future prospects

Your long-term development is in your hands: we are looking for all of our future technical people and managers to develop from our apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

You will be working with chemicals

About the employer

Epwin Group is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors and fascia systems with some of the best known manufacturing and service names in the sector. Group businesses also produce high quality cladding, guttering, decking and prefabricated GRP building components. 
Epwin Group takes a strong ethical stance in its manufacturing and distribution operations, which is evidenced by group wide investment in Quality, Environmental and H&S Certifications.

Employer

EPWIN GROUP LIMITED

Address

Stafford Park 6

Telford

TF3 3AT

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

This 4 year programme will include:

  • Engineering Basic Skills training off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
  • NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
  • A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
  • In house training in line with your requirements

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022