Apprentice Metallurgist - Melting

Recruiter
Sheffield Forgemasters
Location
Brightside Lane, Sheffield, S9 2RS
Salary
£11,000.00 annually
Posted
14 Jun 2021
Closes
21 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001723067
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Providing support and guidance to the production teams in the production of high-quality steel grades. You will demonstrate the ability to develop clean steel practices and process improvements.
  • To always work in a safe manner and challenge others when unsafe behaviour is observed.
  • Flexible in maintaining plant presence during production of high integrity products
  • Issue technical instructions to accompany all steel orders
  • Review customer specifications
  • Assist the sales and accounts teams to cost process routes
  • Review and compose new standard process instructions
  • Monitor quality performance within the melt shop
  • Monitor customer process data with respect to customer complaints
  • Liaise with RD26 with respect to customer complaints
  • Initiate continuous improvements
  • Works closely with the quality manger in monitoring supplier materials, supplier performance and process development.
  • Liaises with production and maintenance teams in monitoring plant efficiencies and performance.
  • Develop the steelmaking process to meet customer specifications


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn
  • Hard working
  • Punctual
  • Attentive to detail


Personal qualities

  • Self-disciplined
  • Responsible
  • Able to balance the demands of the learning programme and those of the working environment


Desired qualifications

We are looking for candidates with:
  • GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English language at grade C or grade 4, or above - plus one of the following
  • 112 UCAS points including at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject to at least AS level

For example:
  • BBC at A Level including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject plus at least one other from physics, physical science, engineering science, computer science, technology, chemistry or other science or technology subject
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a science or technology-based subject (including passes in mathematics and two other science or technology-based modules)

Or:
  • A combination of qualifications which must include mathematics or a mathematics-based subject and may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies GCSE
  • We may also consider applicants with relevant work experience


Future prospects

Salary progression:
  • Year 1: £11,000
  • Year 2: £13,000
  • Year 3: £16,500
  • Year 4:£19,000


Things to consider

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths.We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual
  • Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status

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