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Job Title : Maintenance Engineer Apprentice
Employer : Echo Packaging Ltd
Location : CORBY, NN17 5XL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12223
Brief Description : Echo Packaging are looking for an enthusiastic engineering apprentice to join their small, friendly engineering team. You will be working for one of the leading plastic packaging manufacturers within the industry, being trained in maintaining their machinery.
This is an opportunity to develop a career within a modern and ambitious company.


Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role you will ideally have GCSE at grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths or equivalent. A basic understanding of engineering is desirable but not essential.
Vacancy Detail : The successful candidate will be part of a rapidly growing company which pride themselves in encouraging the progression and success of their staff.
Part of your duties will be to-

Support the Maintenance team to maintain and repair all machinery onsite
Work on a range of machines from Blown Film Extruders to Flexographic Printing Press
Help prevent the breakdown of new complex machines
Maintain a number of recycling and conversion machines
Train with a team of experienced engineers to achieve your full potential and enable you to help train others
Be part of a team who receive specialised training in the use and repair of these more complex machines
Maintain the general fabric of the factory buildings
Keep stock levels under control
Help to keep areas tidy to maintain high health and safety standards

Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm (including a 30 minute paid break)
Salary : £ 193.38 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 06/04/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/06/2021
Personal Qualities : Conscientious and reliable
Committed to a career in engineering
Adaptable and willing to get stuck in
Must have common sense and a good sense of humour
Skills Required : Good communication and IT skills
Good problem solving skills
The ability to get on with people in a small team
Health & Safety aware
Future Prospects : Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship the employer would like to offer you permanent employment with the company with a competitive salary.
You will also be funded to receive full training for HNC or other advanced qualification.
Training to be Provided : Engineering Operative – Level 2
EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
EAL Level 2 in Engineering Operations
Other Information : You will have one day release each week for college studies.
Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
Candidates must carry out 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
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