Mechanical Engineering Apprentice EVIOSYS PACKAGING UK LIMITED

This is a great opportunity for the right individual looking to pursue their career in engineering. The successful candidate will work alongside our time served professionals, benefitting from their skills and knowledge in engineering.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,118.00

    Age 16 - £14,118 Age 17 - £17,082 Age 18+ - £20,065.50 Enhanced rates of pay for shift work (no nights): Age 17 - £20,728.50 Age 18+ - £24,297.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 07:30 to 15:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000259041

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
Through work experience, studying, coaching, training, and development (both practical and vocational)
complete a course of study and obtain work related professional qualifications ensuring they can carry out the
role of Mechanical Engineer safely, competently, and effectively.
Please note that this role will be based in production environments, supporting production along with
constant development/improvements in manufacturing methods.
It is a requirement of the scheme that the Apprentice scheme achieves an appropriate advance apprenticeship
Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering.
Depending on the needs of the business, there may also be the opportunity to complete an HNC, Foundation
Degree or equivalent City & Guilds qualification.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working under supervision to assist qualified Mechanical Engineers in the following duties:
• Apply the full range of acquired mechanical engineering skills and knowledge to set up, operate and
maintain all manufacturing plant as appropriate to the apprenticeship.
• Use of hand power tools in workshops or on site, as appropriate to the job and specific training.
• Movement of materials both manually and with appropriate lifting aids.
• Undertake Machine Tool Training during the apprenticeship and ensuring site cleanliness during and
upon completion of work.
• Learn and undertake associated skills to complement business requirements.
• Carry out any other appropriate task as instructed by a supervisor or manager.
• Comply with health and safety requirements, safety legislation and understand the effects of the
legislation with regards to the work environment and particular vocation.
• Accurately and promptly maintain all documentation as required by Company procedures.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• To comply with all Health, Safety & Environmental policies, and procedures
• To understand and comply with all other Company policies and procedures.
• To undertake a full range of mechanical engineering duties and tasks competently and efficiently with
such training and support as is appropriate.
• To attend college and complete course work on time and to a high standard
• To produce, maintain and be responsible for content, accuracy and sign off logbooks.
• To progressively take on additional responsibility over the term of the apprenticeship commensurate
with the expected level of skills acquisition and personal development.
• To understand and complete all work-related documentation accurately and on time.
• To carry out work in a safe and diligent manner
• To attend and fully participate regular training and development reviews with Training & Human
Resources Management, Mentor and Training provider representatives.
• To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required.

The training you will be getting

Full Level 3 Engineering Fitter apprenticeship standard (Mechanical pathway).

This programme includes:

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in advanced Manufacturing Engineering

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model as this is a day release delivery model which means that during term time, you are expected to attend weekly (one day per week), during term time to further enhance your knowledge, skills and behaviours. 

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate there may be the opportunity to progress on to full time employment with further training to ensure your skill set remains relevant to the industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Eviosys helps businesses protect their reputation and boost the impact of their brand We provide smart sustainable packaging that enhances the appeal of our customers’ brands in everyday life We collaborate with our customers to protect their products, preserve their brand reputation, promote their brand image and create sustainable packaging that protects the planet, people and our communities We deliver value through uncompromising design and world-class manufacturing quality, backed by our heritage in the packaging industry. Our materials provide the highest levels of performance, safety and hygiene, with a clear commitment to preserving the environment and building a circular economy.

Employer

EVIOSYS PACKAGING UK LIMITED

Address

Crown Farm Way

Forest Town

Mansfield

NG19 0FT

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE 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

Ryan

apprenticeships@wnc.ac.uk

01623 900479

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


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