Owen Mumford Ltd - Level 3 - Toolroom Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: Owen Mumford Ltd
  • Location: Oxford, OX20 1TU
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £292.00 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00635
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/07/2024
  • Start Date: 18/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: When on site: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Brief Description

The prime responsibility of the Toolroom Engineering Apprentice is to gain technical competence and confidence in the preventative maintenance procedure, breakdown resolution and continuous improvement of our processes & process equipment within the toolroom function.

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

• Highly self-motivated
• Hands-on with an engineering related hobby

Skills Required

• Strong communication skills
• Effective team worker, equally able to work on their own

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 you complete your apprenticeship, you will be welcomed into the toolroom team as a qualified toolroom technician and beyond.

Vacancy Detail

Owen Mumford is a global leader in medical device design and manufacture. For almost 70 years we have been inventing life-enhancing devices that are tested and proven to deliver an industry benchmark in the safety, accuracy and comfort of medication administration. This strong heritage is the springboard for our future as we help to shape the progress of the healthcare industry by bringing pioneering concepts and solutions to life in an accountable and sustainable way. Headquartered in the UK, Owen Mumford is a family-run business with a large global presence across North America, EMEA and APAC.

Owen Mumford offer a great salary of £15,216.11 per annum along with some great benefits that include:
• 25 days annual leave (with the opportunity to earn loyalty days with length of service)
• Holiday purchase scheme (up to 10 days purchased per holiday year)
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
• Enhanced Sickness Pay
• Group Life Insurance
• Wellbeing initiatives and support
• Annual company bonus
• Free parking, free tea & coffee, free fruit

We are looking to recruit two apprentices to be based on site in Chipping Norton or Woodstock and whose roles will include key responsibilities such as:

• To make or improve different types of tools to enable the production process to be as efficient as possible.
• Use a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments to compute dimensions and determine machining and materials required
• Diagnose, dismantle and correct problems with machinery by making necessary repairs to return equipment to proper working order
• To ensure that the designated work area is maintained in a clean and tidy manner at all times.
• Completion of all necessary administrative tasks.
• Generation of detailed cad drawings to support other areas of the business and maintenance of the CAD drawing system.
• The care and maintenance of all Company documents, materials and other equipment under his/her control.
• To query / question at all times, in order to expand the apprentice’s knowledge base and to insure full understanding of work instructions given and any safety implications of such instructions.
• To maintain an accurate and up-to-date logbook detailing training completed and work experience / competencies gained, to such a standard as required by the line management and external auditors.
• To diligently attend training courses externally or internally within Owen Mumford and obtain a level of learning and performance that is exemplary.
• To submit for assessment a report detailing the learning’s from each project given or work placement to a satisfaction of the Technical Trainer and external auditors.
• Ensure Company E,H&S policies are adhered to at all times
• Participate if required in engineering activities scheduled during plant shutdowns e.g., Christmas / public holidays
• Conduct themselves at all times in a professional and courteous manner, and maintain a good appearance acceptable to our customers and management
• The achievement of agreed personal objectives.
• Whilst the above responsibilities constitute the primary functions of the role, the Engineering Apprentice may be required to carry out other reasonable tasks as dictated by the needs of the business.

Other Information

In your first year at Make UK, you will be expected to commute to their training centre in Aston, for 4 weeks in every six.

Please note that Make UK reserve the right to change to closing date of this advert according to applicant numbers, so apply now to avoid disappointment.

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