Glass Processor Apprentice

  • Company: Optimum Glass Services Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, MK41 0NG
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £13,520.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12487
  • Application Deadline Date: 03/07/2022
  • Start Date: 10/07/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Brief Description

Have you ever been curious about how glass products are made? Are you artistic and do you enjoy designing products? Have you ever considered a role in Engineering? Optimum Glass based in Bedford are looking for an apprentice to join their glass processing department, responsible for producing high quality bespoke glass products.

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Enthusiasm
Good time keeping
Self motivation
Keen to learn to be part of a team
Good worth ethic

Skills Required

Computer literate
Preferably some drawing experience
Good basic maths
Precise
Interest in manufacturing
Physically fit(loading and unloading machine)

Future Prospects

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship there is an opportunity of full time employment and then continuous development within the company as it continues to grow.

Vacancy Detail

Optimum Glass Services are a leading manufacturer in creating high quality glass products. Working from their Bedford site, Optimum Glass Services manufacture, supply and install an extensive range of high-quality glass products for their many commercial and residential customers. The overall portfolio of products include staircases, doors and screens, bath and shower enclosures, mirrors and shelving and even Juliet balconies.

During your apprenticeship, you will work in Optimum's glass processing department. You will have the opportunity to convert customer designs into CAD drawings and from this, convert the CAD drawing into a machine drawing and eventually see the finished product. You will also import files into the CNC machinery and assist with loading and positioning raw glass panels. Through this, you will gain vital engineering experience and also learn how to safely manually handle glass products.

Other Information

In order to be considered for this vacancy, you must be 18 years old or above due to health and safety requirements. You must also be comfortable with heavy lifting.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. 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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