Job Title : Flexicon - Level 3 Machine Operator Apprenticeship
Employer : Flexicon Ltd
Location : Coleshill, B46 1HG
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00315
Brief Description : These are exciting and busy times at Flexicon! We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join us as a Machine Operator using Extrusion and Flexo machines. The role will be working in a high performing manufacturing team, setting and operating mini precision rolling machines which convert fine gauge narrow steel strip into finished product
Qualifications Required : Grade 4 / C in Maths and English
Vacancy Detail : Part of Atkore International, Flexicon is a market leading UK manufacturer of Flexible Conduit Products and Solutions. With over 60 different systems in either metallic or non-metallic, we are the global Specialists when it comes to Cable Protection and Flexible Conduit. We continue to make investments in our people, products and services. We strive for continuous improvement and live by our values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence. With over 120 employees working at our sites in Coleshill, Birmingham, we value each of our employees by recognising and awarding those who go the extra mile, vouchers for long service (starting at 1 year) and development & training opportunities.
These are exciting and busy times at Flexicon! We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join us as a Machine Operator using our Extrusion and Flexo machines. The role will be working in a high performing manufacturing team, setting and operating mini precision rolling machines (similar to spring manufacture or wire forming) which convert fine gauge narrow steel strip into finished product.
The role involves being able to safely operate and run up to 5 machines:
• To join conduit
• Loading coils using the quick change coiler and operate lifting equipment
• Threading coil strip through form-rolls, straight and curve guides.
• Complete production documentation i.e. weight per meter, number of coils used, quantity of material used per shift etc.
• Transfer finished conduit into the material stores
• Clean and store all tooling used post production run.
Positions Available : 2
Working Week : Yr 1 - Mon - Thur 8am - 4.30pm Fri 8am - 12.30pm
Salary : £ 180.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 31/10/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/11/2021
Personal Qualities : Able to work methodically and pay close attention to detail. Good personal and work ethic
Skills Required : Able to demonstrate a clear interest in working in the manufacturing sector
Future Prospects : Department Team Leader, Supervisor, Manager
Training to be Provided : This 4 year programme will include:
• Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
• A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
• In house training in line with your requirements.
Other Information : This is a fast paced factory environment and can be physically demanding being on your feet for most of the day. Shift work maybe required.
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