Apprentice Manufacturing Operator Boniface Engineering Ltd

The key functions of the role are to provide a variety of tasks within the fabrication and manufacturing function of the business.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001181013

  • Positions

    1 available

The key functions of the role are to provide a variety of tasks within the fabrication and manufacturing function of the business.  This is a diverse and exciting learning environment with a broad range of responsibilities and duties.  The role will suit applicants with a keen eye for detail, enthusiasm, punctuality and the ability to communicate effectively.  Some of the day-to-day tasks include:

  • Welding / Fabrication of Mild steel –Aluminium – Stainless steel components arranging from light to heavy components.
  • Assembly of various parts / construction of all items within the build spectrum. Including Mechanical fitting / electrical installation / hydraulic installation and running and testing of all items within the build.
  • Working with technical drawings / verbal instructions / work instructions.
  • Work with and understand health and safety regulations / Truck build regulations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to start a career within the engineering industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good English.
  • Good Maths.
  • Organised.
  • Accurate.
  • Punctual.

Personal qualities

  • Can-do Attitude.
  • Liaise with professionals.
  • Confident.
  • Interpersonal skills.

Qualifications required

  • None required.

Future prospects

Potential permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Founded in 1982 the company has always specialized in the manufacture of vehicle recovery equipment. In the early days all the products were designed and developed by Boniface. Miller Industries (USA) acquired Boniface Engineering in 1996; many of the products installed today at Thetford originate from Miller factories in the USA and France. Miller Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment and include the brand names Century, Challenger, Holmes, Eagle, Jige, Boniface, Chevron, Vulcan and Champion.

Employer

Boniface Engineering Ltd

Address

11 Howlett Way

Thetford

IP24 1HZ

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Training provider

  • In house training as well as a Nationally Recognised Qualification at Intermediate Level to be completed in Performing Manufacturing Operations through Norfolk Training Services Ltd, which will include Functional Skills at Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT.
  • As well as this candidates will work towards completing a Technical Certificate.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider

NORFOLK TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Norfolk Training Services Ltd

Contact

Lil MacCormack 01603259900 lil.maccormack@norfolktrainingservices.co.uk


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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017