Apprentice Toolmaker

Recruiter
A-SAFE HQ LTD
Location
Ainley Industrial Estate, Elland, Elland, HX5 9JP
Salary
£153.75 per week
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
VAC091113819
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
This is a great opportunity to join at a time of rapid growth. We have huge global demand for our products due to our leading-edge safety innovation, with subsidiaries in fifteen countries on five continents. We offer a fast-paced, energetic and creative environment, working with the latest technologies.

An Apprenticeship in toolmaking will enable you to work towards becoming a highly skilled Engineer. You will gain experience in modifying and repairing tools. Your training on specialist pieces of machinery (Mould tool injection, extrusion tooling, polyurethane tooling and rotational mould tooling) will increase your understanding and provide you with first-hand experience of the key part a tool plays to ensuring consistent high quality and high speed manufacture of safety equipment.

Some key tasks you will compete during your Apprenticeship:
  • Complete tool servicing and repairing and troubleshooting activities for different types of complex injection mould tools
  • Manufacture tooling parts using the full range of Toolroom equipment
  • Provide support in the manufacture of new tooling
  • Adhere to company Health & Safety policies
  • Monitor the condition and maintain the Toolroom equipment to appropriate standards


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Active and methodical problem solver
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Excellent time keeping


Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Focussed
  • Team player
  • Excellent attitude to work and college


Desired qualifications

Initial screening for maths and English to show working at Level 2 or GCSE 4 or above.

Future prospects

Once qualified and overseeing toolroom earning potential £30K p/a +

Things to consider

First Year Salary is £ 8,000 (£4.10 per hour). From Second Year wage will increase to the National Minimum Wage for age. For more information on the NMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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