Die Casting Machine Operator Apprenticeship

10680.00 - 10680.00 GBP Annual
21 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Do you have a passion for the automotive sector? Do you want to kick-start your professional career?

At Cosma Casting UK - an operating unit of Magna International, we are now offering a DCM Operator apprenticeship role commencing September 2021. Being one of the world's premier global automotive suppliers, we specialise in high pressure automotive die-casting that designs and builds a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers.

If this is something that interests you, read on!

Apart from joining a great team you will also receive the following:

Salary and hours:

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK Monday to Thursday (08:30am - 5:00pm), Friday (08:30am - 14:00pm)

This role may involve you needing to be flexible within your working hours and therefore shift patterns will occur of which a shift premium will be paid.


Competitive Salary
Comprehensive 3 year apprenticeship scheme
Hands-on experience with mentoring and training
On-site parking
Full Health and Safety briefing (PPE provided)Responsibilities:

We are seeking to employ and train Two Apprentices in the process of High-Pressure Vacuum Die Casting. You will be highly trained to work in the world of large tonnage Die Casting manufacturing; the initial training will be broad based casting and production based leading to a first appointment.

The apprenticeship will be 3 years and consist of both time at Cosma Casting UK and Day Release to Dudley College.

Your role will be varied and will include areas such as:

Attend Die Casting L3 Apprenticeship at Dudley College
Complete and pass all 21 mandatory units
Complete Level 1-3 Die Casting Machine Operator training on site at CCUK
Ensure all mandatory CCUK training units are completed on time (HSE)
Guarantee a safe working environment
Ensure all production processes conform to current quality standards
Manufacture parts in time to satisfy customer demand
Strive to improve production processes
Be part of team to root cause analysis of non-conforming production and implement corrective actions
Quality check of parts produced
Record hourly performance and Key characteristics of parts produced
Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant and adhere to all Health and Safety environmental requirementsTo become a valued part of our innovative team you will need to possess the following:


5 GCSEs or equivalent grade A-C/4 or above in Maths, English and Science
Basic working knowledge of Microsoft (Excel, Word etc.)
Mobility to attend both place of work (Telford) and Dudley College
Passion to learn about manufacturing and technology
Good problem solving skills and team player
Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Good communicator both written and verbal
Ability to work under pressure
Organised and able to multitask
Proactive in approach with a "can do attitude"
Eligible to work in the UKSo if you want to gain compensation for your time and advance your professional development with excellent qualifications through a recognised provider - why not click to apply today!

Applications will close the 11th of June

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