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Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED

This vacancy is for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice based in Accrington. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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

    Days: Mon-Friday with shift cover for holidays. One week in 6 rotational night-time cover (but only after training/ familiarisation period).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000040430

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To monitor and inspect the condition of production equipment, the site facilities and carryout maintenance and repairs as necessary, to ensure safety and maximise uptime performance.
  • To devise planned preventative maintenance schedules and update the CMMS accurately and on time
  • Monitor line performance for operational efficiency, report to management OEE and devise improvements to existing processes;
  • Other duties when required


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
  • L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Interested in Engineering

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Caligen's Creative Foam Technology manufactures an ever-increasing range of high specification foam products, used in a multitude of applications in the automotive, footwear, medical, hygiene and industrial markets.

Employer

VITA CELLULAR FOAMS (UK) LIMITED

Address

Broad Oak Works

Broad Oak

Accrington

BB5 2BS

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

grace.gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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