Apprentice Machinist ERLSON PRECISION COMPONENTS LIMITED

The apprentice will be learning all aspects of operating a variety of CNC machine tools including, lathes, milling machines, electron beam welders, dynamic balancing machines and other machine shop equipment as required.

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Closing date: 03 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,993.60

    Shift allowance will be added, dependent on working hours

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, AM shift 5:54-14:00 & PM shift 13:54-22:00 Friday, AM shift 5:54-13:10, PM shift 13:04 – 20:20 Day shift 8:00 -16.30 Mon-Thurs Friday 8:00 – 13:40

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239470

  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Operations – Will be trained in the operation of several CNC machine tools producing precision components.
  • Quality – Perform quality checks in relation to the products & processes being learnt.
  • Maintenance – Learning basic machine tool maintenance requirements & maintaining adherence to machine TPM sheets.
  • Health & Safety – Trained in health & safety procedures, and to comply with company requirements to meet regulations.
  • Housekeeping – takes those steps necessary to maintain a clean and tidy workplace, including removing waste from work area and cleaning machine tools in adherence with TPM.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • The apprentice will receive in house training in the use of various machine tools.
  • Apprenticeship day release for College delivery

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Erlson have a history of nurturing personnel & have promoted from within whenever possible. There are many departments in the business to consider. Further education & qualification has also been supported by Erlson for promising employees.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Erlson Precision Components Ltd are an established manufacturer of precision engineered components to the global automotive industry. With 50 years of industry experience built into specialized processes. They are now seeking a new generation of engineers to ensure the knowledge is carried forward to the development into newer technologies & ensure production going forward.

Employer

ERLSON PRECISION COMPONENTS LIMITED

Address

4 PRIORSWOOD PLACE

SKELMERSDALE

WN8 9QB

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Training

Training provider

WIGAN AND LEIGH 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

Darren Turner

darren.turner@erlson.com

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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