Machining Apprentice

DORMOR MACHINE AND ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED

Cleveland, TS6 6XH

Closes in 17 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 5 July 2024


Summary

Dormor Machine & Engineering Co Ltd are a subcontract machining and engineering offering precision machining and lifting capacity of up to 10 tonnes. They are looking for a Machining Apprentice to join their team.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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 8am – 4.30pm, Friday 6am – 1.30pm

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 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

  • You will work towards the Level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • L3 Extended diploma in Machining
  • Day release at Middlesbrough College

Where you’ll work

Dormor Way

South Bank

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS6 6XH

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

MIDDLESBROUGH 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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 or above)
    • Maths (grade 4 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

    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    Established in 1979, Dormor Machine & Engineering is a medium sized subcontract machining company specialising in large scale precision engineering projects with a lifting capacity of up to 10 tonnes. We offer our customers high quality precision engineering solutions. Our strength is working with customers to overcome their engineering challenges using the technical expertise of our workforce, to provide the complete optimum product.

    https://www.dormormachine.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential full time machine operator/fitter role on completion

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263051.

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    Closes in 17 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

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