Job Title : Brooks Forgings - Level 2 Maintenance Apprentice
Employer : Brooks Forgings Ltd
Location : Stourbridge, DY9 8SE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Operative
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00301
Brief Description : We are offering the opportunity to become a Maintenance Operator. The role will be varied, across many sectors of industry: Construction, Nuclear, Petrochemical and Defence. You will support us in looking to expand our product range, consolidate our position within the forging industry and to become the most diverse and versatile Forge in the UK.
Qualifications Required : A minimum of 2 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C (4) or above In Maths and English Language
Vacancy Detail : Brooks Forgings Limited, established in 1960, is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of forged, machined, and fabricated components.
From conceptual drawings and original samples to finished components, Brooks Forgings has expanded through diversification and invested in over two dozen manufacturing processes. When combined with the latest industry recognised quality standards it gives us the competitive edge in the UK.
Our manufacturing diversification enables us to supply many sectors all over the globe including Rail, Civil Engineering, Petrochemical, Power Generation, Offshore & Buoyancy, Mining & Excavation, Defence, Naval & Marine, Leisure, and Agriculture.
We are seeking to employ and train an apprentice who will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing. The initial training will be broad based and could lead to a first appointment as a Maintenance Technician
Duties will Include:
Working alongside existing Maintenance technicians
Checking, repairing, & servicing industrial machinery
Planning, undertaking & understanding scheduled maintenance.
Helping with & maintaining weekly Health & Safety checks
This is a level 2 apprenticeship so please note that you will only be eligible if you have NOT completed a prior level 3 (A Level / BTEC Level 3) in Engineering. This apprenticeship is an 18 month day release course where you will spend 4 days at the company and 1 day per week at make UK's training facility.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon - Thurs - 7:45am - 4:45pm. Fri - 7:45am - 3:45pm
Salary : £ 178.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 25/10/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/11/2021
Personal Qualities : Enthusiastic and motivated
Proactive attitude and approach to work
Ability and desire to learn
Skills Required : Good concentration,
Number & measurement skills
Attention to detail
Desire to work within manufacturing
Future Prospects : For the right candidate, the opportunity is certainly there to progress within the company
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.
Other Information : This is a role within a traditional engineering company and therefore comes with a traditional industrial environment which at times can be noisy, hot, dirty, and tiring
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