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Job Title : CNC Operator Apprentice
Employer : Bocol Services
Location : Bedford, MK42 9QJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12240
Brief Description : As a CNC operator the applicant will produce machined components using CNC milling machines, lathes and drills which meet the customers’ requirements in terms of quality, cost and time.


Qualifications Required : A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent, including Grades 9 - 3 (A* to D) including maths, English and science
Engineering based subject is desirable but not essential.
Vacancy Detail : As a CNC operator Apprentice at Bocol Services you will report directly to the Senior Machinist. Under supervision throughout the training period you will learn how to perform the following tasks:

• Operate CNC milling machines and lathe
• Use Drill Banks/Tapping Heads
• Carry out inspection of machined parts using Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), gauges and other inspection aids
• Checking that work meets quality and technical standards
• Perform routine maintenance.
• Help to maintain a safe, clean and tidy working environment
• Replenish Coolant/Lubricating Fluids
• Remove sharp edges from components (deburring)
• File away set-up sheets, drawings and perform a backup of CNC programs
The above is not an exhaustive list.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40Hrs Mon-Thurs 0700 – 1600 Fri 0700 – 1300
Salary : £ 172.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 18/04/2021
Possible Start Date : 23/05/2021
Personal Qualities : The applicant would need to be able to work as part of a team, be self-motivated, helpful and enthusiastic have the desire and willingness to learn.
Skills Required : Eye for detail, good working ethic & strong interest in engineering.
Future Prospects : Bocol Services would like to offer a position at the end of this apprenticeship for the right candidate.
Training to be Provided : Engineering Operative – Level 2
EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
EAL Level 2 in Engineering Operations
Other Information : The successful applicant will need to demonstrate how they intend to get to/from work and also the training centre no matter what the weather. They must also provide details on how they would also attend in the event that their chosen method of transport failed.

£172 weekly salary depending on age, qualifications and experience.

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.

For those that are currently not in full time education, there is an opportunity to start the role earlier. Please note that the college attendance will commence in September 2021.
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.
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