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Engineering Operative Apprentice Bullwell Precision Engineers Ltd

Nasmyth Bulwell Ltd have an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to join their existing skilled workforce as an Apprentice Engineering Operative. Joining the Nasmyth Group will enable you to become a valued member of the team and we will ensure your work is well rewarded.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm Friday: 8am - 1pm

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Setting & operating a wide variety of conventional & CNC machines (milling, turning, grinding and mill turn)
  • Following operation sheets, in order to ensure parts are progressed through the factory on time
  • Achieving set production times and targets
  • Interpreting drawings & quality specifications
  • Carrying out quality checks
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety
  • Working in accordance with the company's policies & goals to ensure consistency
  • Any other duties that may reasonably be required
  • Develop career – Opportunities to go into CAD/CAM and rapid prototyping

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Operative Level 2 Standard, with support from your employer and Learning Unlimited.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For our most driven and high-performing apprentices there will be the offer of full time employment and the opportunity to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to attend our Pinxton Site for 3-4 days each week and attend college in Chesterfield for 1-2 day each week. You will be working on both practical and theory based projects. Please note, due to this vacancies start date (Sept), applicants will not be contacted until closer to the time of shortlisting (August-Approx)

About the employer

Nasmyth Bulwell is a member of the Nasmyth Group of companies that deliver uniquely integrated precision engineering solutions. Working closely with leading suppliers to the global Aerospace, Defence and associated industries, we engineer and manufacture assemblies, sub-assemblies, kits and components.


Bullwell Precision Engineers Ltd


Wharf Road Industrial Estate- Manor Building



NG16 6LE

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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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