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Apprentice Engineer J.J.CHURCHILL LIMITED

An excellent opportunity for a technically minded individual, who has aspirations towards significant future personal development. You will be joining a well-established 80 year old family owned manufacturing business provides manufacturing precision engineered parts to customers within the aerospace and power generation industries

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Closing date: 01 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    Our current starting pay is £6.24 per hour for year one which rises upon successful completion of each year

    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

    37 per week Monday - Thursday 08.00 to 16.45 Friday - 08.00 to 12.00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106025

  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·       Fitting and assembly skills including the use of manual tools.

·       Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of metrology equipment.

·       Carrying out such tasks and duties as directed by the Manager / Supervisor that are calculated to contribute to the requisite levels of performance and competence.

·       To provide instruction and advice within the Department commensurate with training completed.

Produces machined parts by setting up, and operating a CNC machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

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

Attendance at AMTC for the first year on a full time basis.

Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre

Airfield Drive

Ansty Business Park

Coventry

CV7 9JU

Followed by day release and evening class basis leading to recognised NVQ qualifications over a three year period.

You will undertake an advanced apprenticeship as a junior engineer or CNC machining technician leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation

Once you start working full time at the JJ Churchill premises in year 2, you will continue your training with the CNC, Engineering and Machining departments. Your expected responsibilities would be as follows:

Level 3 Engineering Technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To complete a programme of training to be conducted within the Company’s Machining and Engineering departments.
To actively participate in their own development plan, this will be agreed with the line manager and the assessor from the training provider.
To become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of machine tools including, but not restricted to, conventional and CNC turning, milling and grinding.
Fitting and assembly skills including the use of tools and marking out.
Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of metrology equipment.
Training in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using proprietary software packages
Attendance at college on a full time followed by day release and evening class basis leading to recognised NVQ qualifications over a three year period.
Carrying out such tasks and duties as directed by the Departmental Technical Manager / Supervisor that are calculated to contribute to the requisite levels of performance and competence.
To provide instruction and advice within the Department commensurate with training completed.
Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.
Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces, adhering to international standards.
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
To assist with other duties in other Departments, if requested by the Manufacturing Manager, due to variations in workload, staff shortages or re-organisation.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English,maths,science (Grade 4+) Essential
A Level or equivalent engineering (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

The first year of the programme is at Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre Airfield Drive Ansty Business Park Coventry CV7 9JU

About the employer

JJ Churchill is a specialist engineering company with over 80 years of experience, demonstrating expertise in new product development, volume manufacture and spares. We are known for excellent Tier 1 supply chain management, working with advanced materials, geometries and technologies. We enlist the work of talented engineers to produce parts with superlative repeatability for the aerospace, power generation, diesel, defence, nuclear and med-tech industries. Our headquarters, which are based in the UK, sits on 1.6 hectares with the workshops covering 5,000m2.

Employer

J.J.CHURCHILL LIMITED

Address

Station Road

Market Bosworth

Nuneaton

CV13 0PF

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Training

Training provider

THE MTC - ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTRE LIMITED

Contact

Emma Towers

emma.towers@the-mtc.org

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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