Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing

Vauxhall Motors Ltd
Ellesmere Port
£229.50 per week
15 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Are you interested in starting a career in Engineering? Would you like to be able to learn and earn whilst gaining great work experience? This is a fantastic opportunity to join Vauxhall Motors, a global, award winning organisation, as a Higher Apprentice in Process Engineering at their Ellesmere Port site.

Vauxhall are looking to recruit talented people to join their Ellesmere Port site as Higher Apprentices in Manufacturing Engineering. This is a fantastic opportunity to join and become part of Vauxhall's long term future as the best automotive company in the UK.

You will:

  • Be primarily involved in the continuous improvement of systems in terms of quality and throughput, using a range of equipment and the activities listed above.
  • Gain experience in manufacturing and planning techniques within the unit.
  • Gain experience of working with many different levels of personnel from process engineers and supervisors to maintenance technicians and vendors.

    There is also the opportunity to attend training courses alongside work colleagues.

    There are opportunities within various departments including:

  • Quality Engineering ensuring efficiency and throughput.
  • Data Analysis of Trends leading towards solutions for specific technical issues
  • Statistical Engineering problem solving and countermeasure implementation
  • Project planning for efficiency and throughput.

Problem solving on live technical issues, utilising the most up to date tools available

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Team player with a “can do” attitude
  • Self -motivated and enthusiastic
  • Desire to learn with ambition to progress
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work to high quality standards
  • Effective planning and organising skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a small highly motivated team as part of a larger team environment

Throughout the recruitment process, any appointment is conditional upon the individual ‘passing' a pre-employment medical test.

Personal qualities

Keen to learn new technologies, high motivation, drive to be the best

Qualifications required

Applicants will need 3 A levels or equivalent qualifications, in addition to five GCSE's at grade A* to C or equivalent including Maths, English & Science Subjects.

Future prospects This Apprenticeship could lead to a career within Vauxhalls.

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