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CNC Machinist Apprentice

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CNC Machinist Apprentice Portchester

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We are looking to source an exceptional Engineering CNC Machining Apprentice for our client, Portchester Engineering. If you want to become a highly skilled machinist, manufacturing complex, precision parts and components from specialist materials using CNC machine tools, this is the role for you.

This CNC machining engineering apprentice programme will form part of our succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported, and monitored throughout the process. When your formal CNC machining engineering apprenticeship starts you will be paid and day-released to PETA in Havant for the duration of your programme.  This will start by learning how to work safely, efficiently and use technical information. You will also learn how to use manual lathes and mills, CNC lathes and mills as well as hand fitting and assembly skills. Additionally, you will learn how to use Computer Aided Design systems and undertake improvement activities.

Training to be provided:

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development, all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Machining

Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the Engineering Technician (CNC Machinist) Apprenticeship Standard 

Overall duration 48 months

About the role:

Joining our team as a CNC Machining Apprentice, your role will focus on learning about the metal cutting processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Check materials before starting work
  • Become competent using technical information
  • Set up a range of workholding devices including chucks, fixtures and vices
  • Programme, set and operate CNC machinery
  • You will learn how to complete machining operations
  • Adjust a range of machining parameters to produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • Use a range of measuring equipment

Benefits:

  • Auto-enrolled into the Company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Overtime available

Info

Mon-Thurs 7.30am-4.30pm, Friday 7.30am-1.30pm (40 hrs).

We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Essential Skills

To be considered for the role of CNC Machining Apprentice, you will have a keen eye for detail and take pride in completing work to a high level of quality.

You will also require the following skills and qualifications:

  • GCSE’s at grade C (4) or above, (or equivalents) in maths and English are essential
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Self motivated and driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn

Desired Skills

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Real interest in CNC machining
  • Good co-ordination
  • Methodical and logical
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Learn through instruction

About Company

Portchester Engineering specialise in the manufacture of prototypes and small to large batches of complex components. We have a continuous ongoing investment policy and have invested in the latest high-tech CNC machinery, tooling, and CAD machining software. We are committed to investing in our future talent and want you to become part of our success story. We are committed to providing learning and support that will ensure you will be the best that you can be.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Essential Requirements

To be considered for the role of CNC Machining Apprentice, you will have a keen eye for detail and take pride in completing work to a high level of quality.

You will also require the following skills and qualifications:

  • GCSE’s at grade C (4) or above, (or equivalents) in maths and English are essential
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Self motivated and driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn

COVID-19 CNC Machinist Apprentice Portchester

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