Addfield - Level 3 - Apprentice Assembly Operative Addfield Environmental Services

Addfield have a vacancy for an apprentice assembly operative, to work in our busy factory. During this apprenticeship you will learn to become a General Operative, with a mechanical bias, to work as part of a team. You will gain the ability to work with a variety of engineering tools (Drill, Grinder & Gas Shrink Wrapping Tool to name a few).

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

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Closing date: 20 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,980.80

    In exchange for your hard work you can look forward to Annual Pay Reviews, Flexible Working Hours and Bonus Incentives.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 7.00am - 3.00pm and Friday, 7.00am - 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000257524

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Addfield supply the most efficient, robust incinerators in the worldwide marketplace today. Our incineration machines are renowned for their strength, reliability & longevity.

We have a vacancy for an apprentice assembly operative, to work in our busy factory, that exports to over 150 countries worldwide.

During this apprenticeship, you will learn to become a General Operative, with a mechanical bias, to work as part of a team.

You will:

  • Gain the ability to work with a variety of engineering tools (Drill, Grinder & Gas Shrink Wrapping Tool to name a few)
  • Ensure route cards are processed with work conducted and documented
  • Coordinate with Factory managers to communicate progress
  • Alert the Quality Operative / QHSE Manager of ongoing problems
  • Encourage good practices and cleanliness of the factory
  • Physically fit and able to work at heights
  • Able to understand technical drawings

The training you will be getting

Engineering technician Level 3.

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off-the-job full-time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)  Years 3 & 4 on-the-job training
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Years 2 & 3 on day release to Make UK
  • In house training in line with your requirements

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Initially a role in the factory, with a view to progressing into a service engineer (maintenance) which includes travel all over the world
  • You may also be given the opportunity to continue your studies into a Level 4 Mechatronics Apprenticeship and beyond. This opportunity will grow as much as you want it to

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or other relevant subject) (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Desired

Things to consider

We expect a minimum level of fitness and a willingness to work at height.

About the employer

Addfield supply the most efficient, robust incinerators in the worldwide marketplace today. Our incineration machines are renowned for their strength, reliability & longevity. We have a vacancy for an apprentice assembly operative, to work in our busy factory, that exports to over 150 countries worldwide.

Employer

Addfield Environmental Services

Address

Unit 9

Zone 4, Burntwood Business Park

Burntwood

WS7 3XD

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Training

Training provider

EEF 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

Contact

Make UK Recruitment Team

asrecruitment@makeuk.org

+441213447900

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering 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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, follow the link to put in an application through Make UK's recruitment portal

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Jul 2024