Apprentice Engineering Fitter GARDNER DENVER GROUP SERVICES LIMITED

Fantastic opportunity to join an established and progressive global industrial company, we are looking for talented candidates with a bias for action and an entrepreneurial spirit to join our team. At Ingersoll Rand we foster inspired teams. Our employees are empowered to act as owners every day for our customers, our communities and themselves.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252699

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

This is a structured 4 year apprenticeship resulting in a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering. The first year will be spent at Midland Group Training Services (MGTS) in Redditch learning core practical and theoretical elements of the role. For the following years, apprentices will attend MGTS on a day release basis to complete the necessary educational requirements for the programme.

Duties & Responsibilities;

  • To build high pressure, reciprocating compressor blocks of various sizes within the designated time frames, to high standards
  • Build a wide variety of sub-assemblies for compressors and aftermarket use
  • To build custom engineered compressor sets with limited instruction
  • Accurately read and interpret general arrangement drawings, manuals and written instructions in order to produce a quality product
  • To prepare various compressor models and compressor packages for test, carry out performance/functionality tests to documented procedures and breakdown/remove machines
  • To ensure Health and Safety policies are adhered to and requirements are maintained
  • To record all relevant test results using computer software
  • To assist in problem solving and potentially repair compressors in the event of test failures
  • Work in a lean environment and continually strive in improve the work environment and methods
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required within the scope of the role

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the four-year programme, an individual assessment will be carried out by Ingersoll Rand to determine whether a full-time position will be offered.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any two other subjects (Grade 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

The first year of the apprenticeship will be at the MGTS technical centre in Redditch.

About the employer

Ingersoll Rand is a global market leader with a broad range of innovative and mission-critical air, fluid, energy and medical technologies, providing services and solutions to increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Since merging with Gardner Denver in early 2020, we have more than 300 years of combined experience and innovative expertise.

Employer

GARDNER DENVER GROUP SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Claybrook Drive

Redditch

B98 0DS

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Training

Training provider

MIDLAND GROUP TRAINING SERVICES 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:

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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jun 2024