Job Title : Apprentice Manual Machinist
Employer : SMC Pneumatics (UK) Ltd
Location : Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire, MK8 0AN
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Mechanical Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11252
Vacancy Short Description : SMC are seeking a enthusiastic mechanically minded individual required to work within a busy production workshop. The apprentice will be developed over three years in all aspects of manual turning and milling.
Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-D or 9-4 including English, maths and science or a technical subject such as engineering or product design. Alternatively you can progress from a relevant Level 2 Intermediate apprenticeship programme.
Vacancy Full Description : SMC are seeking a enthusiastic mechanically minded individual required to work within a busy production workshop. The apprentice will be developed over three years in all aspects of manual turning and milling. With the end goal to manufacture small batch bespoke engineered parts efficiently and safely.
Along with manufacturing techniques metrology will also be covered.
The ideal candidate will have a interest in engineering and machining of components in particular. A eye for detail and self motivation are a must.
As the candidate will be working as part of a team and liaising with other departments within the company good use of the English language both verbal and written are also important.
Some maths skills will also be essential, trigonometry, pythagoras and the calculation of speeds and feeds will also be taught.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5hrs pw. Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm
Salary : £230.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 05/11/2017
Possible Start Date : 20/11/2017
Personal Qualities : The attributes we are seeking are
Good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skill
Enjoy problem solving
A team player who can communicate well with others at all levels through out the company
The desire to learn through instruction and experience
Drive in the pursuit of perfection
Skills Required : Good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skill
Enjoy problem solving
Future Prospects : To become an expert in their field and a valued, highly trained resource for the company.
Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
•Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety
•Engineering Organisational Efficiency and Improvement
•Electrical and Electronic Principles
•Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding
•Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team if they meet the initial criteria as part of the recruitment process
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