Maintenance Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: York House Meat Products Ltd
  • Location: Potton, SG19 2YH
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £14,560.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12503
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/08/2022
  • Start Date: 12/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm

Brief Description

Are you interested in working for an award-winning company? Do you enjoy fixing things and problem solving? Have you ever thought about working in Engineering? If so, York House Meat Products are looking for an Engineering Apprentice in Potton. This could be a great opportunity for you to take the first steps in your Engineering career!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

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

Honest
Practical Nature
Positive attitude
Good timekeeping

Skills Required

Good communication skills
Able to demonstrate practical ability

Future Prospects

To grow within the business, successfully qualify as an engineering apprentice, take on an independent role within the engineering team, focus on continuous improvement i.e. LEAN manufacturing projects, take ownership for small internal engineering projects

Vacancy Detail

York House has been creating the finest quality meat products since 1970. Their product ranges are vast, encompassing pork, bacon, ham, ribs, lamb, beef, sausages, meatballs, salt beef, sliced meats, diced meats and meat ingredients. They offer raw and cooked meats, supplied chilled or frozen, and prepared to the specifications of customers in the manufacturing, service and retail sectors. York House has also collected a number of awards over the years, including plenty of BPEX Gold and Silver medals for their meat quality.

During the role, your main focus will be to ensure that all manufacturing equipment and machinery within the plant are maintained. This could include electrical fault finding and repairs or completing planned maintenance tasks through a PPM software. You will also be working on the lubrication of assets and the fabrication of equipment. The role will include welding elements, which you will learn about through training provided and your training at college.

Other Information

This is a food manufacturing plant and the shop floor areas are chilled, you are also surrounded by raw meat so the candidates must feel comfortable in working in such an environment.
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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