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Apprentice Production/Welding Engineer FSM MANUFACTURING

FSM is a small to medium sized business based in Haverhill and has been trading for over 40 years. The business operates from 15,000 square foot premises. FSM are specialists in sheet metal fabrication, security doors & access control products along with a whole host of products for various industries that are made from sheet metal or tube.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,168.00

    Pay rate based on basic 39 hour week. Overtime paid at time and a half. Discretionary profit share scheme and length of service award.

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm, The occasional Saturday morning as overtime

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000093315

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting welders & learning how to Mig/Tig weld various materials, learning how to clean these items to customers’ requirements
  • Assisting laser operator 
  • Assisting punch operator 
  • Assisting press operator 
  • Assisting machine shop drilling, tapping, countersinking, milling, turning inserting & sawing 
  • Assisting security door team to assemble, wrap & pack
  • Assist security department with engraving, stud welding & various assembly duties

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

  • General Welder Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The potential of a full-time role for the right candidate
  • Benefits include company pension, 20 days holiday in the 1st year and 25 days in the following years (plus bank holidays), death in service and a sick pay policy
  • Overtime could be available and would be paid at time and a half

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits: Structured training plan, training across most areas of the factory floor, primary focus on welding, clean, safe and organised working environment, support from team-leader and operations manager. Challenges: Working to deadlines and need to be proactive. The job can be quite physical and bending and lifting will be required.

About the employer

FSM is a small to medium sized business based in Haverhill and has been trading for over 40 years. The business operates from 15,000 square foot premises. FSM are specialists in sheet metal fabrication, security doors & access control products along with a whole host of products for various industries that are made from sheet metal or tube. The company uses various equipment and processes including laser cutting, punching, forming/bending, Mig & Tig welding, cleaning, sawing, drilling etc.

Employer

FSM MANUFACTURING

Address

F S M Manufacturing, Sturmer Road

HAVERHILL

CB9 7UU

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Dec 2022