Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Finishing

Poeton (Cardiff) Ltd Poeton (cardiff) Ltd, 283 Penarth Road Cardiff CF11 8UL
Apprenticeship rates
04 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


• Ensure the careful handling and movement of components throughout the production process to ensure no damage occurs
• Ensure all process and production documentation is completed accurately and submitted as required
• Adhere to quality standards to meet and exceed customer expectations
• Prepare components as instructed, or as per drawing requirement, prior to processing, using various masking techniques
• Perform basic racking/jigging to production parts prior to treatment
• Unmask production parts, as specified, ensuring no damage occurs to components

Additional information

It is expected that the post holder will abide by the company mission and values by demonstrating a proactive, ethical and can-do attitude / behaviour to the role and responsibilities.

Pride To have pride in everything we do.
Openness To act with honesty, integrity and openness with each other.
Excellence To always strive to exceed customer expectations.
Teamwork To create an environment which encourages teamwork, participation and a “can do” attitude.
Originality To constantly challenge the norm and develop new ways of tackling problems and encouraging entrepreneurial thinking.
Nurture To care for, develop and protect our employees, customers and environment.



• Strong interest in surface treatments and/or mechanical engineering
• Efficient and effective working - managing time to prioritise production deadlines
• Good interpersonal and communication skills - working with others to provide information they need to complete tasks and eliminate production delays
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Working flexibly and collaboratively across various departments and processes as required
• Sound literacy and numerical skills


Minimum of GCSE Grade C in Maths, Science and English.
Desirable of Grade B or above in Maths and Science.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Coleg Gwent

Lvl 2 and 3 BTEC in Mechanical Engineering and Lvl 2 and 3 NVQ in Materials Finishing

About the employer

Poeton (Cardiff) Ltd Poeton (cardiff) Ltd, 283
Penarth Road
CF11 8UL

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interviews to be arranged for June 2021

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