Engineering Apprenticeship - Estimator JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED
An Estimator is at the forefront of every job at Jenks & Cattell Engineering and is the tie between the sales and the engineering teams. This is the exciting role that is on offer.
Closing date: 02 Oct 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: 37.0
Possible start date
10 Oct 2022
09 Sep 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will have a good knowledge of all our processes including laser cutting, welding and presswork and understand the process times, changeovers and limitations in order to manufacture a component. You will be responsible for putting costs together to work out the manufacturing cost including labour and overheads for the sales team to quote.
Thinking outside of the box is key to find more efficient manufacturing methods to save cost, improve quality and delivery etc. A mathematical and methodical mindset is crucial, as well as the ability to learn to operate CAD programmes including Solidworks, read engineering drawings, have confidence to speak and negotiate with suppliers and be literate on all Microsoft programmes especially Excel.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Engineering Technician L3:
After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
- Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) - for all starts from 1st July 2017
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There may be a position available on successful completion of this apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C (4-9)) Essential
About the employer
JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED
CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COLLEGE
Level 3 (A level)
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