WHS Plastics - level 3 - Toolmaker Apprenticeship

  • Company: WHS Plastics Limited
  • Location: Sutton Coldfield, B76 9BG
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £200.75 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00442
  • Application Deadline Date: 08/08/2022
  • Start Date: 12/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Year 1 - Mon - Thurs 8am - 4.30pm Fri 8am - 12.30pm

Brief Description

As a toolmaker, you will learn how to build, repair and take apart a tool safely whilst learning about the engineering process that sits behind it, investigating issues and fixing them will be an important part of this role.

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE’s Grade 9-4, (including Maths and English)

Personal Qualities

• Enthusiasm
• An interest in engineering and why you want to become a WHS Plastics apprentice.
• Positive work ethic
• Patience

Skills Required

• Ability to follow precise instructions
• Keen eye for detail
• Hands on mind set
• Problem solving abilities

Future Prospects

Once you complete your apprenticeship, you will become a fully qualified toolmaker within the company

Vacancy Detail

Vacancy Description:

This role will require individuals to bring the products we design to life, the tool making process allows us to build and shape metal in a way that allows us to inject plastic into it creating a unique mould. This is then sold to our wide range of customers in the automotive and non-automotive industry.

As a toolmaker, you will learn:
- how to build, repair and take apart a tool safely whilst learning about the engineering process that sits behind it, investigating issues and fixing them will be an important part of this role.
- a variety of skills using high tech machinery to grind and polish metal to give an outstanding finish.
- how to use overhead gantry cranes and our spark and wire eroding machines as well.

Work Description:

As an apprentice Toolmaker you will train to become a highly skilled engineer in precision tool-making.
Throughout your apprenticeship you will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours required to produce precision tools and holding devices alongside servicing complex plastic injection mould tools.

Other Information

We would like someone who has a genuine passion for engineering

This apprenticeship has expired