Job Title : Thermoseal - Apprentice Injection Machine Operator
Employer : Thermoseal Group Ltd
Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 7AF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Operative
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00225
Brief Description : Reporting to the Shift Supervisor. You will be required to trained in how to run various modern profile Injection moulding lines. You will also need to have the ability to be trained to perform tool changes and basic maintenance. Quality control checks will be an important part of the daily routine. As will adhering to health & safety procedures.
Qualifications Required : 3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, ideally Maths and English
PLEASE NOTE: You cannot hold any Level 3 qualifications to be eligible for this course.
Vacancy Detail : Please note, in order to be eligible to join this apprenticeship, you must NOT have completed any Level 3 (A Levels/ BTECs/ AS Levels) in any science or engineering subjects.
Thermoseal Group is an innovative growing company within the Glass Industry that was established in 1979. We have won numerous awards recently including “The Queens Award for Export”. As an ever expanding company we are always looking for enthusiastic people to join our team. We have 4 sites across England & N Ireland with a mixture of manufacturing and warehouse based jobs. This position has become available due to a recent increase in capacity to meet growing demand.
• Learning how to setup and operate a modern touch screen Injection Moulding line.
• Following a production plan via our barcode tracking system
• Perform various quality checks using state of the art profile scanning machines.
• Learning how to change complex Injection moulding tool dies.
• Learn how to perform basic machine & tool maintenance.
This is a twelve-month apprenticeship with a starting wage of £6.75 ph or £253 per week. This is reviewed after six months and if the apprentice is progressing well, it will be increased. After the twelve-month review if the apprentice has attained a solid foundation & knowledge, they will be rewarded with a full-time contract on the same rate of pay as the other operators. Currently this is £12.63 plus 5.5% bonus!
Thermoseal Group will provide experienced mentor based on the job training. This will be in parallel to polymer training course in conjunction with Wolverhampton University.
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.
What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role may be contacted within 10 working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• 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 www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.
Positions Available : 3
Working Week : Mon-Fri 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm
Salary : £ 253.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 17/01/2021
Possible Start Date : 18/01/2021
Personal Qualities : Good listener & absorber of information
Skills Required : Good practical skills
Future Prospects : This is a twelve-month apprenticeship with a starting wage of £6.75 ph. This is reviewed after six months and if the apprentice is progressing well will be increased. After the twelve-month review if the apprentice has attained a solid foundation & knowledge. They will be rewarded with a full-time contract on the same rate of pay as the other operators. Currently this is £12.63 plus 5.5% bonus.
Training to be Provided : Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations
- Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
- Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
- Using and communicating technical information
- Lean/Business Improvement
- Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
- General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
- Bench Fitting
Relevant Workplace Training
Functional Skills (If required)
Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship.
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