Job Title : Engineering Maintenance Apprentice - Milton Keynes
Employer : Massmould Ltd
Location : Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 8AT
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11830
Brief Description : Predominately Maintenance based you will actively learn how to ensure the smooth and efficient running of a production site. You will complete placements in areas of the business to include; Maintenance, Injection Mould Processing & Design & Development.
Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English, maths and science , or equivalent, or a technical subject such as engineering or product design. Alternatively you can progress from a relevant Level 2 Intermediate apprenticeship programme.
Vacancy Detail : Predominately Maintenance based you will actively learn how to ensure the smooth and efficient running of a production site. You will complete placements in areas of the business to include; Maintenance, Injection Mould Processing & Design & Development.
Our Apprenticeship will provide you with placements in many areas of the business giving you well rounded experience and a range of skills required for a successful career at Massmould.
As part of the maintenance team you will be responsible for making sure the site machinery, services and equipment run smoothly by working on preventative and emergency maintenance.
Working with and learning from our Process Technician’s in the injection moulding team you will actively contribute to ongoing continuous improvement projects and suggest and action improvements to the performance of injection moulding and assembly machines with a view to increasing output, improving quality and reducing spoilage.
You will also learn how to ensure the company quality standards are maintained, so final component quality being delivered to our customers remains high.
Within the product design & development team you will learn about the development of new product design and how to modify existing products for Standard & Custom components, including management of projects from the creation of initial concept through to full production.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs p/w Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Salary : £245.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 14/06/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : You will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and be willing to ‘roll your sleeves up’ and get on with the task in hand:
• Enthusiastic and keen to learn
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work quickly and under pressure
• Flexible approach and ability to manage a varied workload
• Initiative to work on your own and as part of a team
Skills Required : • Good practical and technical skills
• Logical thinker
• Ability in maths, science and IT
• Good problem solving skills
• Methodical approach to duties
Future Prospects : Depending on your skills and where you interests fall within the business potential roles include:
• Mechanical / Electrical Maintenance Engineer
• Process Technician
• Product Designer
• Continuous Improvements Engineer
• Quality Control
With a few years’ experience behind you, there may be potential to develop into supervisor and management positions i.e. Cell Supervisor, Production Manager.
All our Directors are ‘home grown’ from the shop floor so the potential is unlimited!
Training to be Provided : Engineering Maintenance NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma, EAL Engineering Technology Level 3 Diploma, BTEC or VRQ. Plus English, maths and ICT Functional Skills, Employee Rights and Responsibilities, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. You will study a range of topics including: Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering Organisational Efficiency and Improvement
Other Information : Once satisfactory completion of required training flexibility on your working days will be required, which will include weekend working. Occasional travel to other (local) Massmould sites.
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.
Please make sure that you are available for interview on the 18th if you are shortlisted.
Things to consider : Working within a fast paced production environment this is a demanding position where you will be expected to work quickly and efficiently without compromising safety and quality.
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