Wielands Metals - Level 2 - Production Operative Apprentice

  • Company: Wieland Metals Birmingham Ltd
  • Location: Aston, B6 5SA
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £200.00 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00383
  • Application Deadline Date: 29/09/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Mon to Fri - 8am to 4pm

Brief Description

Wieland Metals Birmingham Ltd are looking to recruit an apprentice. The Production Operative will be required to shadow a current rolling mill operator, as well as learn to drive a forklift truck and operate overhead cranes.

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C as a minimum in maths and English.

Personal Qualities

- Enthusiasm for industry
- Thirst for knowledge

Skills Required

No previous experience is necessary, but you must have a genuine interest in engineering - school studies / qualifications / hobbies would be ideal

Quick to learn
Good verbal and written communications
Organisation skills
Good numeracy skills
Able to work independently and with other team members

Future Prospects

The apprentice would be taught a variety of different skills and a number of rolling machines. The Company will coach and mentor the individual to their highest capability.

Vacancy Detail

Wieland Metals is a leading supplier of copper alloy strip, combining state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and practices with over 160 years of experience and heritage. Our Company has progressed from a small, family run business at its inception in 1852 to becoming the UK's largest and most up-to-date manufacturer of precision strip, with a prestigious worldwide customer base.

You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as a Production Operative.

This is a 15 month, Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship, requiring the successful candidate to attend college one day per week for the duration of the training.

The job role will include:

Operating a rolling mill machine
Reading instructions
Operating the controls
Using measurement tools such as verniers
Visual inspections of the surface finish
Liaising with shift planner, managers and fellow colleagues
Eventually you will be trained to drive a forklift truck and to operate overhead cranes

Ready to start your adventure?