Apprentice Manufacturing Engineer ESSENTIAL CUISINE LIMITED
You will be part of the team directly supporting the Manufacturing department in achieving the production plan, responding to machine faults, preventative maintenance as part of an ongoing prevention programme and driving to improve machinery consistency and performance.
Closing date: 01 Dec 2023
£8,236.80 to £16,255.20
Pay review after completion of first year.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
04 Dec 2023
01 Aug 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Essential Cuisine have the opportunity to offer a work placement for an Engineering apprentice, who is working towards becoming a qualified Maintenance or Operations Engineering Technician.
You will be somebody who is a driven individual who enjoys a challenge and is determined to become a great engineer. Having the right attitude is key to fitting in here. You will work alongside experienced engineers who will mentor and encourage you in your development. You will report directly to the Engineering manager.
A typical day will involve:
- Patrolling the factory floor monitoring the production machines and liaising with operators to discuss any issues
- Responding to machine faults
- Carrying out preventative maintenance tasks
- Targeted small project work (waste reduction/improvements)
- Assessing trainee operators for sign off
- Assisting in project related work
- Signing in and escorting contractors on-site
- Workshop organisation & cleaning
- Learning about the production machinery
- Assisting with equipment installs
The above list does not cover everything but gives an idea of routine tasks.
The training you will be getting
On the job training plus the candidate will follow a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Standard as a Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician. This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College - South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 2 Functional Skill in the relevant subject.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Full-time employment opportunity, although not guaranteed, is a possibility.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Miss Sophie Foreman
Maintenance and operations engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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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