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Job Title : Opus Metrology (Thomas Salvesen Enterprises) - Metrology Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship
Employer : Opus Metrology
Location : Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 4DR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Metrology Technician
Sector : Engineering and Technical Support
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00103
Brief Description : We are looking for a laboratory technician to work in our UKAS accredited dimensional laboratory, learning how to calibrate over 60 items including high accuracy equipment.


Qualifications Required : Maths and English GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above (or equivalent qualification).
Vacancy Detail : This laboratory technician, metrology role will include the following duties:

- To work in our UKAS accredited calibration laboratory along with being involved is aspects of production
- Perform UKAS Calibrations on customers and our own dimensional equipment
- Learn our highly skilled calibrations including interferometry, which only 5 laboratories in the UK can perform.
- Getting involved in the quality manual and procedures
- Meet set deadlines
Liaise with customers & suppliers
- Follow all health & safety requirements.
- Opportunity to progress with time and experience
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Thursday 08.00 to 17.00. Friday 08.00 to 13.00 Total hours: 39
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/10/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/11/2019
Personal Qualities : - Reliable
- Conscientious
- Willing to listen and learn
Skills Required : Able to follow precise instructions and copy information accurately.
Future Prospects : Successful apprentices could could go on to roles such as: Trained Toolmaker, Special Manufacturing Supervisor, Production Manager.
Training to be Provided : • Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• In house training in line with your requirements.
• EAL Level 3 Award in Metrology
Other Information : Opus Metrology is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of Length and Angle Standards to both British and Worldwide manufacturing industries.

Since its foundation in Corby, Northamptonshire in 1987, Opus has rapidly earned an enviable reputation for quality, value and service from its global customer base.

Initially the company began manufacturing a comprehensive range of Gauge Blocks complemented and supported by a UKAS Calibration service. Utilising our in depth manufacturing skills, knowledge and experience, our range of high precision, quality products and services has evolved.
Things to consider : Bear in mind that you will be training at Make UK's training centres in Aston, Birmingham. You will therefore need to be able to travel to both Corby and Aston.

This will either involve a weekly trip to Birmingham or mean coming to Birmingham for a number of weeks at a time.

Public transport is not likely to be a viable option due to the limited availability of public transport options close to the factory site.
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