Machining Technician Apprentice CRONITE CASTINGS LIMITED

Do you want to be part of local history & an international business? Do you want to join a team who is the world’s leading designer and manufacture of heat treatment fixtures and furnace spare parts? During your apprenticeship you will be trained in all disciplines of machining, including; Milling & Turning along with general hand fitting skills

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Closing date: 05 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,980.00

    The apprentice will qualify for the profit sharing bonus scheme and Company Sick Pay after 6months. There is free on site parking and pension schemes available. On the completion of the first year, wage will be age dependant.

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday (07:30 – 16:30). Friday (07:30 – 13:00).

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227029

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Machine complex components to engineering specifications, using cutting edge equipment
  • Working to quality standards required for the components
  • Ensure you adhere to Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Working to given time scales
  • Work alongside skilled Machinists to provide you with the knowledge needed to become fully trained
  • You will also be expected to respond quickly to changing demands throughout your working day

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Manufacturing Technician standard. On completion the apprentice will receive Level 3 Extended Diploma in Machining qualification. Functional Skills in maths and English may also be required depending on current level.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the successful completion of this apprenticeship, Cronite guarantees you a future career. We have internal development opportunities either in the UK or one of our other manufacturing sites in Asia or Europe.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Two - Way Communication, Adaptability, Engagement

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

• Our international team of designers, metallurgists and engineers based around the world are permanently focused on optimizing our customer solutions. All our sites work in collaboration as part of a multidisciplinary process involving both our technical and marketing teams to ensure the same design features and levels of quality in Europe, America and Asia, and that our products meet all customer specifications. Cronite Castings in Crewkerne is an environment where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. Cronite is a steel foundry specialist, melting and pouring a large range of different materials, using all kinds of processes such as green and resin sands, investment casting, and centrifugal. Cronite has a full digital chain program, which links all the digital step of a casting from the design to the finishing, including, casting simulation, designing and manufacturing of the pattern. Our international team of designers, metallurgists and engineers based around the world are permanently focused on optimizing our customer solutions. All our sites work in collaboration as part of a multidisciplinary process involving both our technical and marketing teams to ensure the same design features and levels of quality in Europe, America and Asia, and that our products meet all customer specifications.

Employer

CRONITE CASTINGS LIMITED

Address

Blacknell Lane

Crewkerne

Somerset

TA18 7YA

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Wendy Jenkins

studentrecruitment@yeovil.ac.uk

01935845380

Apprenticeship standard

Machining technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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