Apprentice Machine Shop Engineer (35761)

  • Wymbs Engineering Limited
  • Stockport, Cheshire East
  • £12480 per annum

To assist the skilled staff in supportive tasks for setting and operating a variety of CNC and manual machine tools. The work will be varied and flexible to support a fast paced production environment.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £12,480 p/a
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    4 Years

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Maintenance and operations engineering technician (ST0154)
  • Employer
    Wymbs Engineering Limited


A normal day would include:

- Receiving material goods in and checking all orders

- Cutting to size on power saw to tape measure length, deburing and preparing raw material for machining

- Setting new cutting tools in holders and measuring offsets

- Setting raw material in machine clamping methods such as vices or jigs

- Using manual machines like centre lathe to turn finished components.

- Using measuring equipment such as micrometres, verniers and slip gauges to check and inspect dimensions to 0.01mm accuracy

- Deburr and finish components using files, sanders, scrapers

- Wash and degrease finished components ready for assembly

What you could go on to do:

BTEC technical certificate

How you will be supported:

Trained and advised by other skilled machinists and the workshop foreman

What will happen next:

Once your CV has been selected, you will be invited to an interview where you will then have the opportunity to find out:

• More about this vacancy.

• Any training you need to complete.

• Answer any questions you have.

• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

For more information about this vacancy please contact The Growth Company, Education & Skills on +441612454906 (Ref ID: 242872)

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Good organisational skills

Good time management skills

Willingness to undertake any training provided

GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and maths is preferred or the ability to work this level

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 maintenance and operations technician qualification.

Ability to work on own initiative

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

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We are a not-for-profit company - this means we focus on getting better at what we do and invest all of our energy and resources into improving the quality of our training and your learning experience.

We offer a huge range of apprenticeships, traineeships and courses for people throughout their working lives. As well as practically based training, we also offer a wide range of classroom-based courses designed to cater for all levels and all ages. Our apprenticeships are designed with progression in mind so you can move on to advanced apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships and, in some occupations, on to higher education.


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