Machine shop apprenticeship

Halstead, Essex
250-280 Per week
10 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Start Date
24 months+

Would you like to work in the challenging and demanding aerospace industry, then we’d like to hear from you! We are a manufacturer of Aerospace / Defence / Commercial and industrial aluminium & steel castings. We can offer an exciting and stable career within a great working atmosphere.

Role is a craft apprenticeship. You will spend the majority of your working day working in our modern & expanding machine shop.

As an apprentice in our machine shop you will;

  • Work as part of the team in the machine shop
  • Set & run manual mills /lathes
  • Set / programme / run 5 axis CNC machines
  • Set / programme / run CNC lathes
  • Final assembly / hand finishing
  • Inspection using bore gauges / mics / Vernier’s
  • Hands on approach to learning taking instruction, direction from trainers, supervisors and management
  • Completing college work both inside and outside of working hours

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Team work
  • Practical thinking
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Keen interest in Engineering

Personal skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Practical thinking
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to manage and prioritise your own time
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new tasks
  • Ability to work accurately
  • Punctuality


Passes in English language and Mathematics at Grade 4 or above

The company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities and will continue to make all personnel decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, assigning, training, transferring, promotion and salary without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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