Production & Manufacturing Apprentice AEROMET INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
The applicant will be required to learn all the roles in the factory, obtain working understanding of all plant and equipment and customer acceptance standards. The objective is to build a flexible production operative with a knowledge of lean principle and problem-solving techniques.
Closing date: 04 Sep 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.75
Possible start date
12 Sep 2022
02 Aug 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The successful applicant will learn to fulfil all the production roles within the factory. This includes foundry specific tasks like:
- Manufacturing – Sand moulds, core making, assembling, casting and planning
- Quality – Metrology, first off inspection, in line inspection and casting inspection
- Engineering – Design tooling for manufacture, metallurgy and project Management
The role will also include more general tasks within the foundry:
- Shot blasting
- Non-destructive testing
- Heat Treatment
- Tensile testing
- Machining and inspecting
The applicant will be expected to learn and carry out all these tasks to a high standard, learn lean principles and disciplined improvement techniques to add value, support the operations manager and long term become part of the management team of the Company. The functional part of the job will include a large element of manual handling and practical work.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
This Apprenticeship Standard is delivered within the workplace, where the Apprentice will complete a level 2 lean manufacturing operative competency and knowledge qualification. IPS will support and train the learner through the component aims with monthly monitoring and assessment visits to the workplace. This will prepare the learner for the End Point Assessment that is required for this Apprenticeship.
To complete this Apprenticeship, the learner must pass Level 1 English and maths (or have the appropriate transferable skills) and be working towards Level 2.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Being a part of the shop floor management team, running a department or even a part of the business. Aeromet has a rich history of supporting and promoting apprentices.
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Desired skills and personal qualities
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About the employer
IPS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Lean manufacturing operative
Level 2 (GCSE)