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Job Title : Engineering Apprenticeship
Employer : Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd
Location : Kempston, Bedfordshire, MK42 7XT
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11418
Vacancy Short Description : Apprentice program for Mechanical and Electrical Fitters to work with us and launch a career in Engineering. Atlas is a global leader who design, create and build machines for manufacturers of goods/products within a wide variety of industries.

 

Qualifications Required : 3 GCSEs A*- D (or 9 – 3) including English and Math's and science or equivalent plus a technical based subject such as engineering or product design.
Vacancy Full Description : The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and looking for a future career in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Our apprenticeship program offers full training to become a qualified Electrical/Mechanical Fitter, which can progress within the company to our Engineering divisions: Test, Service, Design, and Sales. The training offered will be a combined with engineering aspects including:
• Build new production machines
• Install / fitting of new machines, new components and assemblies
• Use hand tools and learn skilled fitting techniques
• Gain experience in all engineering and production departments
• Fault finding / testing
Number of Positions Available : 3
Working Week : Monday - Friday 8am- 5pm
Salary : £264.62 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 01/07/2018
Possible Start Date : 13/08/2018
Personal Qualities : Good attitude to learning new skills and becoming part of a work force, with an open and honest personality, good time keeping, and must have the desire to learn / work.
• Self-motivated • Team player
• Must be reliable
• Positive person and outlook
• Good timekeeper
Skills Required : • Good interpersonal communication skills
• Effective listening skills
• A keenness to learn and grow in the chosen field
• Manual dexterity and aptitude
• Willingness to learn
• Can do attitude
• Enjoy hands on mechanical/electrical activity
• Able to work on own initiative and with others
• A good problem solver
• Analytical thinker • Attention to detail • Enthusiasm
Future Prospects : Our training programme which will enable you to gain a full understanding of all departments from, Assembly, Stores, Design, Production, Planning, Sales etc. • A supportive learning environment • A commitment to growing you as an individual
• Mentoring • A structured apprenticeship with a varied career path • Competitive salary with real earning potential upon qualification • Excellent benefits package
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Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
•Working safely in an engineering environment
•Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
•Using and communicating technical Information
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
** INTERVIEW STAGE: CANDIDATES WILL BE SELECTED TO ATTEND AN ASSESMENT DAY WITH ATLAS CONVERTING**
Things to consider : Computer literate is not mandatory but is required to have some computer knowledge, as training on bespoke packages and internal systems / machinery is part of the apprenticeship program.

** INTERVIEW STAGE: CANDIDATES WILL BE SELECTED TO ATTEND AN ASSESMENT DAY WITH ATLAS CONVERTING**
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