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Engineering Apprenticeship - Tool Maker JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED

As an apprentice Tool Maker you will have the responsibility to deal with routine maintenance, break downs, design changes and new tooling projects in our Tool Maintenance room.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    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

    Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5pm Friday – 8.30am-1.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071795

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Tool Setter at Jenks & Cattell Engineering, you will have the responsibility to set press tools in a safe and efficient manner with a focus on active improvement of the setting process, reduce set up times and record and feedback any tooling issues of production. The candidate will have to work closely with operations, production and quality control team managers, so excellent communication skills are essential. On a daily basis, the candidate will work in the factory in our on-site tool room and will set, form and amend any tools used to create our metal parts suitable and specific for our customers’ requirements. The tools used will be suitable for a wide range of industries including automotive, white goods and electrical. Ideally, the candidate will have an interest and understanding of the engineering environment as well as understanding metal presswork and tooling operations. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will have the option to do a duel role or specialise in either Tool Making or Tool Setting after learning both skills.

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

L3 Engineering Technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be a permanent position after successful completion of this apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C (4-9)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C (4-9)) Essential

About the employer

Jenks & Cattell Engineering were established in 1886 and are one of the most experienced metal work companies in the UK with presswork, laser cutting and welding facilities. We mainly supply the automotive, EV and off-highway/engine industry. We have planned growth and secure business to grow by a further £5m in 3 years. Our current goals include improving efficiency of our equipment and processes, investment in new machinery including a 5-axis laser and enhancing our Target Zero philosophy. We like to grow all of our apprentices to full time roles and further education and have done for over a decade.

Employer

JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

Neachells Lane

Wednesfield

Wolverhampton

WV11 3PU

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Training

Training provider

CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COLLEGE

Contact

Clare McAuliffe

mcauliffec@wolvcoll.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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