Mechanical Maintenance & Reliability Apprentice CARGILL PLC
As a Mechanical Maintenance & Reliability Apprentice, you will work as part of a team and learn the engineering skills to successfully maintain the reliable operation of plant. You will learn to identify and resolve problems using continuous improvement tools and how to carry out service and repairs on plant equipment in a safe and timely manner.
Closing date: 01 Mar 2024
Incremental annual increases over the course of the 4 year apprenticeship rising to £32,648 in the 4th year (Based on salary rates as of 2023). Also, private medical insurance, employer contributory pension scheme, Employer Assistance Programme etc.
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
19 Aug 2024
11 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals wishing to launch a career in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics). As a Mechanical Maintenance & Reliability Apprentice, you will work as part of an engaged & diverse team, learning the engineering skills to successfully maintain the reliable operation of plant.
Apprentices in Cargill learn via ‘classroom’ sessions and ‘on the job’, whilst earning a competitive wage, which progresses throughout the course of the programme as skills are learnt and milestones met.
You will study in parallel with your job, training and development.
In addition to the Level 3 Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician standard with a bias towards mechanical content, you will:
- Receive training in safe and effective plant operations.
- Learn to identify and resolve problems using continuous improvement tools.
- Learn how to carry out service and repairs on plant equipment in a safe, timely and efficient manner.
- Carry out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical plant and equipment.
- Diagnose and determine the faults in mechanical plant and equipment
- Develop your skills by using a computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) to identify and manage work activities.
- Contribute to improvements in site standards by providing your valued feedback.
- Be part of one of the largest and most successful private companies in the world.
- In the final year of your apprenticeship, you will also expand your knowledge to include some electrical and instrumentation expertise.
What is as important to us as your qualifications, is that you can demonstrate the key behaviours that we believe are required for you to successfully complete your Apprenticeship.
- The ability to demonstrate a genuine desire to work safely and learn in an engineering/manufacturing environment
- Good communication skills with a social approach to work
- Self-motivation to manage your studies alongside your on - the - job training
- A strong sense of accountability towards your studies and plant based work
- Inquisitiveness and a strong desire to learn
- Respectful of all colleagues, valuing difference & eager to learn from others who have different perspectives, backgrounds and/or styles
To find out more about life as an Apprentice at Cargill, check out this link: https://stegta.co.uk/berke-ozcelik-stegta-case-study/
The training you will be getting
Level 3 Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Standard to include:
- Practical Skills training to be delivered at The STEGTA Training Centre in Flixton
- Portfolio of competence based evidence to meet the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours criteria as outlined in the Standard
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma to be studied at College on a day release basis over 2 years
- End Point Assessment
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- Pipeline for permanent Technician roles on site
- Potential progression to higher education
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths and Science (Grade 6/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths or Science (Grade Pass) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
SALFORD AND TRAFFORD ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Maintenance and operations engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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