Plastics Machinist/Fabricator/3D Print Apprentice Industrial Plastic Fabrications Ltd
Programming, setting and running a variety of CNC machines and 3D printers. Fabrication of plastic components.
Closing date: 07 Aug 2022
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
29 Mar 2022
Level 3 (A level)
The role of the apprentice will be to assist in all manufacturing areas of the business, which will include, machine maintenance, production, inspection and health & safety.
Programming, setting and running a variety of CNC machines and 3D printers.
Fabrication of plastic components.
Work is generally varied, there will however be some long running jobs which require secondary and manual operations. Keeping work place clean and tidy is part of the everyday routine.
The successful applicant will be trained / work on; CNC machines including mills, routers, lathes and lasers. Manual machines including saws, lathes, routers and drills.
Software packages for drawing components and creating tool paths. Various aspects of bench-work. All work is carried out on a variety of rigid plastic sheet/rod/bar, producing prototypes, small batches and productions runs for a wide range of industries. Industrial Plastic Fabrications offers high quality machined, formed and fabricated plastic components, plus rapid prototyped parts and 3D printing to the very best standard in the industry.
Requirements and prospects
- Good written and verbal communication
- Good mathematical ability
- An attention to detail
- Communication skills
- Creativity and problem-solving skills
Grade C/4 or above in Maths, English and design & technology. Alternatively previous experience that demonstrates a suitability for the position.
Permanent position for the right candidate.
Things to consider
Broxbourne station 15 minute walk. Bus route 86 Harlow Bus Station to Waltham Cross. Overtime generally available.
About the employer
General company information: The company produces prototypes, small batches and production quantities of plastic components for a wide range of industries. Equipment used: Mills, routers, lathes, lasers, 3D printers and hand tools. We can offer: 1) Varied work 2) Small friendly team 3) Flexible working hours
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harlow College
Kellie Tighe 07739467348 firstname.lastname@example.org
Harlow College offers 2 different routes through the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard.
The qualifications you will achieve will be:
- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
- Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge) - Machining Route Only
After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining / Mechatronics
- Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Machining / Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Plus functional skills at Level 2 Maths and Level 2 English if you do not hold a C/4 or above grade in GCSE
Level 3 (A level)
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