Machinist Technician Apprenticeship

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Machinist Technician Apprenticeship
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus Benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 26/05/2022
  • Job Description
  • Working together. Building your future.

    Working together. Building your future.

    JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.

    About the Apprenticeship:

    As one of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment in Europe, JCB consumes over 175,000 tonnes of steel a year, which is cut, bent, welded & assembled to produce its signature yellow machines.  

    Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work. Machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools such as centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal, surface and cylindrical grinding machines, honing, single and multi- axis CNC machine tools centres.

    You will be expected to set up, operate and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used. When using CNC equipment you will be expected to be able to produce, prove and/or edit programmes.

    During and on completion of the machining operations you will be expected to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification.

    You will be doing a real job with important business-critical outcomes, have an opportunity to make a difference, all the while working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship qualification, which is recognised across all sectors.  

    Training takes place with one of our dedicated training providers, who pride themselves on providing 1-1 learning. You will have dedicated academic support to ensure you make the very most of your development. ?And, once you qualify, you will have real business experience, exposure to how a fast pace organisation works, and knowledge of the day-to-day workings of how your role contributes to overall business objectives.? 

    About You:

    You will bring dedication, passion and a real desire to succeed. You will also be confident working autonomously and will be driven to get results. Working within a fast paced environment means you need to relish a challenge and have a can do attitude.? 

    To apply, you will also need Level 2 English & Maths or be willing to achieve them prior to taking your End Point Assessment. 

     Rewards and Benefits:

    Our achievements – now and in the future – are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees’ health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days’ annual leave.

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.

     No closing date? If so, that’s because we often only advertise until we have filled the position. It’s therefore best to submit your application as soon as possible.

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