Engineering Machinist Apprentice NASMYTH BULWELL LIMITED

Nasmyth Bulwell Limited are looking to recruit 4 CNC Machinist to join their well-established company. We are looking for an enthusiastic, bright and eager apprentice to join an exciting busy ever so growing business to learn many sides of engineering.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,318.50

    Hourly Hourly Year 1 6.83 Age 18 - 20 7.49 Year 2 7.51 Age 21 - 22 10.20 Year 3 8.64 Age 23 & over 10.42 Year 4 10.11

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 11.30am.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245649

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Setting and operating a wide variety of conventional & CNC machines (typically milling, turning, grinding or millturn), in order to ensure that all parts are correctly machined in accordance with customer requirements and company quality specifications, therefore minimising scrap
  • Work to achieve set production times and targets
    Interpreting drawings and quality specifications, in order to ensure parts are produced to customer requirements and company quality specifications
  • Designing and producing mandrels, jigs and fixtures, where applicable, in order to assist with production requirements
  • Following Operation Sheets, in order to ensure part is progressed through the factory on time and on the correct pathway
  • Carrying out quality checks on own work using measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers, gauges etc, in order to ensure the part is produced to drawing specification
  • Carrying out daily and weekly TPM checks, in order to ensure machine and equipment is correctly maintained and to minimise breakdowns
  • Fully skilled machinists will also be responsible for training, mentoring and inducting less experienced Machine Operators, assisting them with resolving machining issues, to ensure optimum productivity and to promote good employee relations

Setting and operating the following machines:

  • Jones and Shipman CNC / Manual Grinders
  • Surface Grinders
  • Must be able to set and program at least one of the above machines
  • Flexibility required in relation to operating more than one machine
  • Work to achieve set production times and targets
  • Designing and producing mandrels, jigs and fixtures, where applicable, in order to assist with production requirements
  • Following Operation Sheets, in order to ensure parts are progressed through the factory on time and on the correct pathway
  • 4 Axis CNC
  • Flexibility required in relation to operating more than one machine
  • Work to achieve set production times and targets
  • Designing and producing mandrels, jigs and fixtures, where applicable, in order to assist with production requirements
  • Following Operation Sheets, in order to ensure parts are progressed through the factory on time and on the correct pathway
  • Carrying out quality checks on own work using measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers, gauges etc, in order to ensure the part is produced to drawing specification

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Machining Technician Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

Training and training location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potentially full-time employment on successfully completing the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

From our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire, Nasmyth Bulwell offer cutting-edge technology and bespoke engineering solutions, accompanied by a wealth of knowledge gathered from over 60 years in the industry. Today Nasmyth Bulwell provides high quality, uniquely integrated precision engineering and manufacturing solutions for the global aerospace and allied industries supported by our forward-thinking approach we have developed our global supply chain infrastructure, offering low-cost sourcing solutions worldwide.

Employer

NASMYTH BULWELL LIMITED

Address

Wharf Road Industrial Estate- Manor Building

Pinxton

Nottingham

NG16 6LE

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD 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

Sam Singh-Eyley

singh-eyleys1@chesterfield.ac.uk

01246500500

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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