Hadley - Level 3 - Apprentice Toolmaker

  • Company: Hadley Group
  • Location: Birmingham, B66 2PA
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £251.85 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00610
  • Application Deadline Date: 05/07/2024
  • Start Date: 16/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Year 1 - Mon - Thur - 8am - 4.30pm Fri - 8am - 12.30pm

Brief Description

To acquire the skills, knowledge and competence to operate at semi-skilled or skilled operator status to carry out a range of engineering and manufacturing processes within the cold rolling environment, meeting health, safety, environmental and quality standards.

Qualifications Required

3 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C (5 or above preferred), must include maths, English language, and ideally Science, or equivalent related qualification.

Personal Qualities

• Demonstrates commitment to corporate values
• Attention to detail
• Ability to follow instruction
• Ability to work as a member of a team
• Accurate
• Proactive
• Good work ethic/reliable
• Embraces personal challenge
• Able to work with new technologies.
• Is self-aware
• Excellent communication skills
• Promotes the company at all times.
• Work under pressure

Skills Required

• Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together
• High levels of motivation and action orientated
• Critical thinker, uses logic, reasoning and experience to identify solutions
• Able to determine causes of errors and decide/implement corrective action
• Active listener – gives full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand, ask appropriate questions and not interrupt
• Active learner – understands implications of new information for both current/future problem solving and decision making
• Quality, 5S, housekeeping mindset
• Optimistic and open to change
• Civil, courteous and co-operative to colleagues, clients suppliers
• Maintain standard of dress & personal hygiene acceptable to the company

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

Once qualified you will become a fully skilled Toolmaker

Vacancy Detail

The Hadley Group is a privately owned multi-million pound British company, founded in 1964 by Philip Hadley, which is a large producer of cold rolled steel sections and allied products.

• Make full use of the training placement available within Hadley Group.
• Gain relevant skills and job knowledge through the apprenticeship training scheme.
• Achieve relevant training qualifications for future job role.
• Attend regular training progress review meetings with Managers and Trainers.
• Attend day release college courses to achieve relevant technical certificates relating to apprentice job role.
• Record job reports for allocated placement and complete training checklists for future reference in the log book/portfolio.
• Promote good health and safety within every training placement.
• Use machinery, safely, to maximum efficiency within the constraints of the manufactures guidelines to carry out the machining of components within required tolerances.
• Accurately read and interpret engineering drawings, reporting any required modifications back to design office for updates.
• Ensure that all tools are manufactured and maintained to the highest quality and meet Hadley standards.
• Follow company Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures, advising management of any improvements required.
• Maintain a good standard housekeeping using the 5S technique.
• Strive to improve operating methods to minimise cost and improve efficiencies, adapting to the use of new technologies as they become available.
• Follow Company quality procedures as per quality manuals, ensue timely and effective corrective actions are taken to resolve any non-conformances
• Carry out any other duties within the capability of the job holder.

Other Information

There will be occasional UK wide travel to other Hadley sites

This apprenticeship has expired