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Process Setter Apprentice CHESS PLASTICS LTD

This Apprenticeship is an opportunity for a new individual to join our team and assist in setting up of production products in our range of 20 plastic injection moulding machines.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,104.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 08:00 to 16:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000054546

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the position involves the setting up of production products in our range of 20 plastic injection moulding machines. The main responsibilities will include:

  • The hanging, installation and setting of tooling in nominated presses - Complying with Statutory Regulations and Company Safety Procedures - to achieve products that conform to quality and product targets.
  • The identification and reporting of setting parameters for production tooling, including the tool condition and repairs required.
  • The monitoring and correction of out of specification process conditions as directed by the Technician.
  • To ensure that the presses comply with current Health and Safety legislation, after tool changes and before hand-over to the Operator.

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

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative.
  • You will complete your training in the work place with an assessor coming to visit you periodically.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Candidates that complete the apprenticeship will be considered for future employment at the company as a machine processing setter.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Interest in Manufacturing

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Formed in 1968, Chess Plastics manufactures a wide range of high quality plastic components that are used in car and truck assembly, construction, leisure, brewery, DIY and electronic markets. We have 21 plastic injection moulding machines, ranging from 500Tonne to 1300Tonne, in our 50,000 sq feet Droitwich factory & warehouse. Most of the machines are fitted with robotic arms and conveyor belts to increase efficiency, and we operate 24 hours a day. Components are produced, assembled, finished and packaged as required within our BSI / ISO quality system for delivery to our UK customers.

Employer

CHESS PLASTICS LTD

Address

UNIT 2 BERRY HILL IND.ESTATE

GEORGE BAYLIS ROAD

DROITWICH

WR9 9AB

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Training

Training provider

CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COLLEGE

Contact

Adrienne Clover

clovera@wolvcoll.ac.uk

07443 184283

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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