Ishida - Level 3 Production Engineering Apprentice - Fitting and Assembly

  • Company: Ishida Europe
  • Location: Birmingham, B32 3DB
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £244.80 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00638
  • Application Deadline Date: 18/07/2024
  • Start Date: 08/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Monday - Friday: 7am – 3pm

Brief Description

As a Production Engineering apprentice, you will be trained to work in the world of Engineering at a world leading supplier of Food Packaging Machines & Equipment, before specialising on the fitting and assembly of Ishida Machine product lines in plant.

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

You will be hard working, enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills
You will need to be diligent with a positive attitude to work and study
We value:

Accountability – personal responsibility
Commitment - don’t give up when things get tough
Cooperation – to be a team player
Excellence – set high standards and strive to meet them
Innovation – look for ways to do your job better
Integrity – tell the truth and treat others with respect

Skills Required

The apprenticeship programme lays the foundations of engineering expertise using the qualifications gained using maths and science principals gained at GCSE

To be considered, you will a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A* to C/9 to 4, including a solid level of maths, English and Science is essential
You will be hard working, enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills
You will need to be diligent with a positive attitude to work and study

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

Successful completion of the Ishida Apprenticeship may then lead to further sponsorship to HNC, HND Foundation Degree or full Degree courses. Many of our Apprentices progress to senior roles in the Business
At the end of your apprenticeship you will be in an ideal position to develop your career within Ishida. If you want to progress up the career ladder, you could take on the people management responsibilities and develop into a management position be this in engineering or the commercial side of our business
Or you could choose a technical route and take on extra duties and responsibilities. It doesn't have to stop there, your skills, drive and determination will open up many exciting opportunities with the Ishida group

Vacancy Detail

Ishida is a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of weighing and packing line solutions, Ishida has an in-depth understanding of many diverse industries – from meat to confectionery, from snacks to frozen food and more. Ishida Europe has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK, and serves Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We have wholly owned Ishida sales companies in 9 countries, and committed, experienced agents and distributors in a further 15 countries. Innovative weighing and packaging equipment plus complete line solutions for these territories are developed and constructed in our UK manufacturing facility.

Our people: The wealth of knowledge and experience of Ishida personnel enables manufacturers to benefit from the best solutions to improve their weighing and packing operations. This allows customers to focus on their own business, while we focus on solving their challenges.

Our innovations: Ishida Europe uses know-how, creativity and state-of-the art technology to develop weighing and packing solutions enabling our customers to stay ahead. We aim for continuous technical improvement - from our revolutionary multihead weighers and check weighers to our latest innovations such as the tray sealers and case packing systems.

Vacancy Description:
We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Level 3 Assembly Apprentice. This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop skills in mechanical fitting within a supportive and professional environment. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced Assembly team, and our fast-track team learning to build, rework, and adapt machinery and equipment in line with customer requirements.

This will involve:
• Working in a range of planned departments developing and building their engineering skills and knowledge
• Aligned to the apprentice programme there will be an educational development pathway, which will provide the engineering theory and knowledge
• Each apprentice will have a dedicated work mentor with planned regular reviews to support their progression
• The range of tasks will cover anything from product build, to customer visits, project tasks, to name a few
• The type of working environment or style is one of “Team work” where collaboration, engagement, positive challenges where the individual can demonstrate their skills and abilities to make a difference

Other Information

We expect all our employees to have high levels of commitment with a strong work ethic. At Ishida Europe, we enable our people to strive for success through continuous learning and development. This means that promising employees have the chance to rise through the ranks quickly.

This apprenticeship has expired