Allgood Plc- Level 3- Skilled Machinist Apprentice

  • Company: Allgood Plc
  • Location: Birmingham, B19 3NT
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £262.50 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical Support
  • Ref: VAC-00437
  • Application Deadline Date: 02/09/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Year 1 Mon- Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

Brief Description

Your job role will be to assist in production operations in an interesting, fast-moving environment to meet required delivery dates. You will have a wide range of machines to work with and mentors available who can support you in your learning.

Qualifications Required

• Candidates must hold a minimum of Grade 4 or equivalent in English and Maths GCSE

Personal Qualities

• Self-motivated with drive and enthusiasm to succeed
• Keen interest in engineering/manufacturing.
• Creative thinker
• Ambitious
• Reliable
• The ability to work on your own initiative, but also be a good team worker
• Good communication and problem-solving abilities

Skills Required

• Attention to detail
• Creative thinker
• Good communication skills
• Dependability
• Ability to be cross-trained
• Problem solver

Future Prospects


We can offer successful candidates experience and training in a broad range of engineering skills and a long-term career within the company. Two of our previous apprentices who started their journey in manufacturing have now progressed into management roles within the company.

Future job roles – Tool Maker / Tooling engineer / CNC programmer setter

Vacancy Detail

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated apprentice to work with a leading British manufacturer of architectural ironmongery. The role will involve manufacturing a variety of items, including bespoke pieces, for projects in the UK and internationally.
Allgood Manufacturing’s team is highly skilled, with decades of experience in the sector. Within this role, you will work closely with the whole team to develop the skills needed to allow you to assist in production operations.

You will be required to complete a four-year apprentice training program, and will work towards achieving a Level 3 in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. The training program will provide you with the skills and opportunities for further progression.

You will be trained on a variety of different machines from a CNC to hydraulic presses and milling machines. This will help you develop a broad understanding of all manual machining. Once you have developed in this area, you will then progress onto producing components based on an engineer’s drawings. As part of this, quality checking every operation will be required.

You will also be trained in machining special items – one off products designed for a specific project – as part of this you will learn how to create your own methods of tooling and fixtures to successfully create the product.

Additional duties:
- Set up, operate and adjust /edit equipment settings
- Measure and check components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment / programme
- Monitor and maintain machinery

Other Information

We are within Birmingham’s clean air zone.

Salary Progression:
£7.00 per hour for first 12 months, £8.00 per hour for 2nd year, years 3 and 4 negotiable depending on performance.

Ready to start your adventure?