Pattern Fasteners- Level 3- CNC Setter/ Programmer Apprenticeship

  • Company: Pattern Fasteners Ltd
  • Location: Birmingham, B69 2NY
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £233.60 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00613
  • Application Deadline Date: 05/08/2024
  • Start Date: 09/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Year 1: Mon-Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

Brief Description

We’re currently recruiting for a CNC Setter / programmer apprentice to join our team at Pattern Fasteners Ltd, a leading manufacturer of fasteners and metal components.

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

• Attention to detail.
• Ability to follow instructions.
• Proactive.
• Good work ethic.
• Good time keeping.

Skills Required

• Communication.
• Maths.
• Team working.
• Initiative / critical thinker.
• High levels of motivation.
• Active listener / learner.
• Problem solving.

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 as a CNC setter / programmer gaining full time employment with future growth and development. We could also have potential opportunities in production engineering and technical sales for the right candidate. Role as supervisor / manager possibly in the future if that role arises for the correct candidate.

Vacancy Detail

As a growing business we are looking to recruit and train our next generation of CNC engineers. You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing. The initial training will be broad based and could lead to a first appointment as a CNC Setter / programmer. This is a chance to train for a highly skilled engineering role within the business. You will learn how to work with sliding and fixed head lathes, ensuring that components are produced efficiently and to a high-quality standard.

You will undertake a structured training program of academic study and workshop training during your time at Pattern Fasteners Ltd to ensure you gain the correct skills and knowledge to support one of the leading fastener companies across the West Midlands.

Main Duties will include but not limit to:
• Take responsibility for themselves and others to ensure work is carried out safely.
• Make full use of the training available at Pattern Fasteners Ltd.
• Gain relevant skills and job knowledge throughout the apprenticeship.
• Understand and interpret both in house and customers technical drawings.
• Manufacturing to drawings and tight tolerances.
• Setting CNC machines
• Programming CNC machines.
• Promote good health and safety within the workplace.
• Maintain a good standard of housekeeping.
• Regularly attend production meeting with the management team.

Other Information

This is a fast paced factory environment where you will be learning to programme and operate machinery. The manufacturing of metal parts can be noisy. You will be part of a highly skilled team but will be expected to be able to operate machines independently. Please note that the temperature within the factory can fluctuate a lot between the cold and warmer months. Uniforms are provided to help manage this.

Starting wage is age dependant:

Age 16-18 - £6.40
Age 18-20 - £8.60
Age 21 and over - £11.44

Ready to start your adventure?