Laser/Punch Operator Apprentice

  • Company: Seeco UK Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, MK41 9TJ
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £11,954.80 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12595
  • Application Deadline Date: 14/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm- with one day release to attend college

Brief Description

Have you thought about a career in engineering? Would you like to learn how to use and programme industrial machinery? Apply now!

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 - or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Willingness to learn

Skills Required

Good IT skills
Practical skills
Good organisational skills
Good problem solving skills in a fast paced environment

Future Prospects

For the right candidate there would be an opportunity to learn how to programme and set and and run pressbrake folding machines and learn to Tig weld if it was desired. There could also be an opportunity to train in the use of Solidworks 3D modelling software should the candidate wish.

Vacancy Detail

With over 30 years experience, Seeco UK Ltd are a high precision welding and fabricating company, specialising in sheet metal engineering.

The apprentice will be trained in the use and programming of an Amada 4KW Laser and 28 Station punch combination machines. Part of your role will include calibration checks, running laser/punch cycles or combinations of both, off loading and general maintenance in order to keep the machine in good and safe working order. You will also receive training on other aspects of sheet metal work such as handling and de-burring, graining, spot welding and pull serting and general sheet metalwork duties, all whilst learning about and adhering to Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Other Information

*You have to be 18 and over to apply for this vacancy*
The wage will increase to £12,740.00 after the first year

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