Apprentice CNC Machinist/ Engineering Technician PRIOR SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS LIMITED
A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual looking at getting into engineering and CNC machining. Working with a dedicated and experienced team of technicians/engineers producing high-precision components for a company established for more than 100 years. Attend college and gain an apprenticeship recognised by relevant.
Closing date: 01 Apr 2023
Company Pension Scheme Medicash Health Plan Fuel Allowance
Working alternate shifts. Earlies: Mon to Thurs, 6 am to 2 pm. Friday 6 am to 1 pm Lates: Mon to Thurs, 1:45 pm to 10 pm. Friday 12:45pm to 6:45pm (all breaks paid)
Total hours per week: 39.0
Possible start date
08 Aug 2023
25 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To operate all machines in the Machine Shop as required. To be part of a team of people working together to meet the production plan to the highest possible standard of quality and efficiency in accordance with the company’s Health & Safety policies
- To ensure that health & safety and environmental precautions are followed and standards of cleanliness and tidiness are maintained
- To work to the company standards and procedures
- To set up new products on the CNC machines, writing programs, recording information as required, ensure output and quality targets are achieved, and optimising production performance
- Operating machines as required to maximise production output.
- Check and maintain tooling in the machine shop, informing the machine shop manager of any requirements
- Rectify any problems with parts or processes as they arise
- Use personal protective equipment as requested by the company
- Ensure output and quality targets are achieved, optimising process performance to meet this
- Cross train to be able to set up and run machines in the machine shop
- Willing to train others in the setting up and running of machines and processes in the machine shop
- To carry out regular maintenance and cleaning of the machines as required
- To work within and encourage others to follow the company’s policies for attendance, lateness, and break times
- To look for and actively progress opportunities for continuous improvement within the production environment, especially in the machine shop
- To carry out any other duties deemed necessary by the management team
- To translate information and drawings provided into effective CAM programs
- To attend company training courses as further development in the role
- Train in the use of the CMM machine and associated measuring techniques
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprentice will gain a level 3 Engineering Technician Machinist pathway qualification.
- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
- Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge) 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) - Machining Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Machine Shop Senior Technician
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Design and Technology (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
About the employer
PRIOR SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS LIMITED
Units 3/ 4 Fielding Ind Est
CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE
Level 3 (A level)
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