Spline Gauges- Level 3- Machining Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Company: Spline Gauges Limited
  • Location: Birmingham, B78 2ER
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £292.50 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00574
  • Application Deadline Date: 08/04/2024
  • Start Date: 09/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Working Week: Year 1: Mon- Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

Brief Description

Learning from a highly experienced and skilled workforce you will have the opportunity to train and work in numerous manufacturing techniques within a high precision environment.

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and Science C/4 or above

Personal Qualities

- High level of interest in engineering
- Keen and willing to learn.

Skills Required

-Communication skills
- Problem solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Organisation skills
- Analytical skills
- Team working
- Initiative
- Versatility

Training to be Provided

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 
● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
● Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
● In house training in line with your requirements.

Future Prospects

Apprenticeships will typically lead to a skilled role in one of our machinist sections such as turning, milling, cylindrical/bore grind, spline grind, wire EDM and calibration. We also have opportunities in design and technical sales for the right candidates. Longer term, a role in management in one of these functions would be available.

Vacancy Detail

Who are we?

- Established in 1962 Spline Gauges is the world’s leading manufacturer of spline gauges and master gears exporting to over 60 countries worldwide
- Europe’s largest gear & spline calibration laboratory
- Customer sectors include automotive, aerospace, motor racing, defence

What I'll be doing?

Apprentices will be working in a high quality precision environment following customer specifications and internal designs. They will undertake a structured training program covering the following areas:
o Manual & CNC turning
o Manual & CNC milling
o Surface, cylindrical & bore grinding
o Spline grinding
o CNC gear grinding
o Electric discharge machining (EDM)
o Technical sales
o Design
o Calibration & inspection

Other Information

We have flexed start and finish times as stated below…
Working hours from second year:
• Mon: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm
• Tues: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm
• Wed: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm
• Thurs: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm
• Fri: 6.30am / 8am to 12noon / 1.30pm

- Health insurance
- Company pension
- Life insurance

This apprenticeship has expired