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Job Title : Stainless Fittings - Level 2 Fabrication and Welding Apprentice
Employer : Stainless Fittings
Location : Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Operative
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00346
Brief Description : DPL are the largest manufacturer and distributor of hygienic tubes, valves and fittings and they are recruiting for an apprentice to accurately fabricate and weld thin wall stainless steel to specific customer drawings using both manual (TIG) and orbital welding methods.


Qualifications Required : 3 GCSEs or equivalent, at Grade 3 / D or above, including Maths and English Language
Vacancy Detail : DPL are the largest manufacturer and distributor of hygienic tubes, valves and fittings, designed to meet the most exacting standards. With a reputation for quality going back over 100 years, you can trust their extensive range of diamond valves and hygienic stainless teel tubes and fittings. Used in industries such as Pharmaceutical, cosmetics, drinks and dairy, where they are working to meet some of the most demanding requirements. Their superior hygienic tubes, valves and fittings where contaminants can’t hide. All of the products ensure that hygienic processes can be executed with ease. Based in the West Midlands, they house their manufacturing site where their experienced team can put their wealth of experience to work, resolving liquid process problems with tailored fabrications. DPL also have an expansive range of control and actuation solutions, you can rest assured that you will always be in full control.

DPL are searching for a level 2 welding apprentice to join their team to work on their tailored fabrications to the highest standards.

Welding Section
To develop the required manual (TIG) and orbital welding skills for the role
To be able to inspect manual and orbital welds and assess their suitability to meet customer requirements
To undertake coding as required to meet customer and company needs. (to include ASME BPE / ASME IX / EN standards)
To set and operate orbital welding machines accurately
To inspect own work and identify errors prior to passing to next section
To operate all equipment competently, safely and effectively within this section

General Job Accountabilities
To develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to complete the manufacturing requirements of the role.
To work with team members to create a smooth workflow across the shop floor
To develop an understanding and the practical application of materials handling
To undertake any new skills and training where required
To support any manufacturing projects initiated by the Manufacturing Manager
To undertake other duties as requested by the Managing Director
To understand the requirements of Health and Safety, to understand, maintain and to use, the appropriate PPE at all times
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 7:30am - 4pm Mon - Thurs and 7:30pm - 3pm Fri
Salary : £ 195.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 10/01/2022
Possible Start Date : 17/01/2022
Personal Qualities : Be a team player
Be flexible
Be punctual and have an excellent attendance record
Be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail
Be willing to learn and to take instruction
Skills Required : Ability to learn:
To read manufacturing drawings
To gain Fabrication experience
To work on ‘thin wall’ TIG welding
Good maths skills
Future Prospects : Once qualified, you will become a fabricator and welder
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 : Due to the high standards the company have to adhere to, you will be expected to have an appreciation of the hygienic sector, including pharmaceutical, food and drink, cosmetics and medical
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