Smurfit Kappa Level 3 Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice
Company: Smurfit Kappa SSK
Location: Birmingham, B7 5RE
Salary: £239.73 per week
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Application Deadline Date: 15/08/2022
Start Date: 05/09/2022
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Year 1 Mon- Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm
An excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice to work for an established manufacturing company based in Birmingham.
5 GCSE’s at grade C or above (or equivalent), to include:
Maths, English and Science
Team player, self-motivated, trustworthy, honest, punctual and conscientious with good attention to detail.
Good problem solving methodology with a practical hands-on approach.
To become a fully qualified Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to HNC standard with potential to progress further in the business within the Engineering department and other departments if desired.
We are seeking to employ and train 1 apprentice.
This apprenticeship will teach you mechanical core skill principles. You will initially spend your first year off-the-job training at Make UK training centre for 5 days. The second year you will be based at Make UK for one day, and on-the-job training at the company for 4 days to get hands on experience with members of our highly skilled Engineering Department.
You will be trained in a wide variety of areas such as:
• Health and Safety
• Fork Lift Truck
• Confined space
• Working at height
• Overhead crane
What you could be involved in:
• Shaft laser alignment
• Bearing changes
• Fitting and removing rolls
• Fitting pumps and motors
• Refurbish and service of pumps, gearboxes, rolls
• Specific improvement projects (conception through to completion)
• Hydraulic maintenance
• LEAN philosophy and improvements
The role may involve working at heights and/or working in confined spaces (full training will be given).
You will receive generous yearly salary reviews