Apprentice CNC Engineer

A FAWCETT PRECISION ENGINEER LTD

W YORKSHIRE, HX5 0AB

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 4 July 2024


Summary

Apprentice CNC engineer to be trained through ourselves and studying at college for their apprenticeship title. We are looking for a candidate to work in our CNC turning department.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Machining technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Thursday, 7.30am - 4.30pm. Friday, 7.30am - 12.30pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

3 Years 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • The apprentice will gain a Machinist Technician Level 3 qualification.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

JAMES STREET

ELLAND

HALIFAX

W YORKSHIRE

HX5 0AB

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

CALDERDALE COLLEGE

Your training course

Machining technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Comply with statutory health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with environmental, ethical and sustainability regulations and procedures: safe disposal of waste, re-cycling or re-use of materials and efficient use of resources.
  • Prepare and set up conventional or CNC machines.
  • Operate and adjust conventional or CNC machines.
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard identification processes and procedures in the work area.
  • Monitor, obtain and check stock and supplies, and complete stock returns.
  • Record information - paper based or electronic. For example, energy usage, job sheets, risk assessments, equipment service records, test results, handover documents and manufacturers' documentation, asset management records, work sheets, checklists, waste environmental records and any legal reporting requirements.
  • Read and interpret information. For example, data and documentation used to produce machined components.
  • Apply engineering, mathematical and scientific principles.
  • Plan and organise own work and resources.
  • Follow and apply inspection, quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Select machining process.
  • Select and setup tooling and work holding devices.
  • Set and adjust machine operating parameters. For example, setting feeds and speeds for roughing and finishing operations, loading, proving and validating programs when using a CNC machine tool.
  • Apply machining operations and techniques to produce complex components with features. For example, parallel; stepped; angular diameters and faces; grooves; slots; recesses and undercuts; radii and chamfers; internal and external forms and profiles; reamed; bored; drilled and electro eroded holes; internal and external screw threads.
  • Measure and check components.
  • Select and check condition of tools and equipment. Identify issues, resolve and take action as needed.
  • Identify and action issues in the manufacturing process.
  • Apply fault-finding and diagnostic testing procedures to identify faults. Diagnose and resolve issues. Escalate issues.
  • Maintain the work area and return any resources and consumables.
  • Communicate with others verbally. For example, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Follow machine shut down, safe isolation, handover, start up or warm up procedures. Escalate issues.
  • Apply continuous improvement techniques. Devise suggestions for improvement.
  • Apply ethical principles.
  • Apply team working principles.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Logical

    About this company

    Since our inception, we have overseen emphatic growth, culminating in the acquisition of a much larger, purpose-built factory in Elland near Halifax in 1987. This ideal and prime location has since provided a high-quality working environment and sufficient space for us to continue expanding without compromising quality of service or product, providing a first class CNC Machining service focused on the needs of existing and potential customers across the North of England, allowing us to create a presence in the local precision engineering community.

    After this apprenticeship

    We are a small sub contract precision engineering company, with scope to learn different engineering skills with good prospects for the right candidate. As we are a small company there is always opportunities to have plenty training.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CALDERDALE COLLEGE

    Shannon Ingham

    shannon.ingham@calderdale.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262593.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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