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Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

Colwall Conveyor Systems Ltd
Unit C, Leamore Industrial Estate, Leamore Close, Walsall, WS2 7NL
£161.70 to £311.85 per week
Closing date
29 Jan 2022

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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The ideal candidate will learn and understand general engineering practices including:
  • Measuring, marking out, drilling & tapping
  • Operating band saw
  • General fabrication and welding
  • Basic machining (milling m/c and lathe)
  • Assembly of conveyor systems using hand and power tools
  • General office/workshop housekeeping

On occasion it may be necessary to work at weekends and/or away from home for short periods to learn the installation side of the business.

Future progression to:
  • 2D CAD design for standard and bespoke conveyors and components
  • Production of detailed 2D CAD layouts for proposals and projects
  • Compilation of cost estimates using CCS standard pricing schedule
  • Routine liaison with suppliers and end-users
  • Routine administration duties incl. upkeep of CCS server records
  • Project implementation support roles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Practicalskills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Exemplary work ethic
  • Conscientious attitude
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, and considerate
  • Collaborative outlook
  • A can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

Full-time employment upon completion.

Things to consider

Pay increase per annum in line with government guidelines but also dependant on progression with on the job learning and college studies.

Things to consider:
  • Routine unskilled tasks
  • Standing all day
  • Manual lifting
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