Mechanical Assembler / Fitter Apprentice

  • Company: Twiflex Limited
  • Location: Bedford, MK42 9RD
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £14,500.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12548
  • Application Deadline Date: 14/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday to Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm (Early finish Friday)

Brief Description

Do you enjoy building and assembling objects? Do you often find yourself taking objectives apart just to put them back together again? Have you thought about becoming an Engineer? If so, Twiflex are looking for a practical minded and passionate individual to join their team as a Mechanical Assembler / Fitter Apprentice.

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

Practically minded
Interest in Mechanical and Electrical projects
Enthusiastic
Open minded
Willing to learn
Good listener

Skills Required

Good communication skills
Good literacy and numeracy skills

Future Prospects

To become a fully skilled Mechanical Assembler/Fitter, progressing through the company for a long and successful career with Twiflex

Vacancy Detail

Twiflex is a global leader in innovative braking solutions designed to provide years of reliable performance. Twiflex specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced braking technologies for industrial applications. Twiflex offers the largest range of pneumatically-, hydraulically-, and mechanically-applied industrial disc brake calipers in the world!

This is an ideal opportunity to start your career in Engineering for a global leader in power transmission!
Throughout your time at Twiflex, your main role will be to carry out fitting and assembly operations of products. You will be involved in the assembly process from start to finish, including working with the priority build board, and selecting kit parts for next assembly. You will use engineering drawings and written working instructions to determine the process required to carry out the assembly procedure. You will also be testing completed products to specification detailed against the customer's order.

Staff benefits include: free parking, bonus scheme payable in march, Employee Assistance programme (free and confidential assessments, short-term counselling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal/financial/work-related problems) and Perkbox (discounts at high street and online stores).

Other Information

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.

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.

This apprenticeship has expired