Milton Keynes College

Trainee Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship (L2)

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£230 per week
Posted
17 Aug 2018
Closes
31 Aug 2018
Subject Area
Engineering
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Employer: Niftylift Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Possible start date: 10th September 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm, 40 hours per week

Are you looking to start a career in Engineering? Are you self-motivated, with good manual dexterity and problem solving skills. Niftylift have opportunities available where you can develop into a top class practical Manufacturing Technician.

Niftylift Limited are Europe's market leaders in the design, development, manufacture and service of state of the art Aerial Work Platforms.  We supply a global market place with good value, innovative, quality access solution products.  

We require people who are self-motivated, have good manual dexterity and problem solving skills. The job will be a hands on role, based at Milton Keynes within Production, Sub Assembly, Product Assembly Lines, Logistics, Service, Test & Development. The successful applicant will develop into a top class practical Manufacturing Technician with expert knowledge in Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic assembly, linked to developing, building and servicing the Niftylift product range.

During the 4 year programme, students will develop their practical skills in the role of Trainee Manufacturing Technician and on successful completion of the training programme / apprenticeship, full time employment may be offered in the following position:

Production / Assembly - Manufacturing Technician

This role requires adaptable team players with a proven skills, knowledge and experience of mechanical assembly, along with hydraulic and electrical installation.  The role requires operating to high quality / workmanship standards, within a manufacturing cell / flow line production environment.  You will be required to perform a range of manufacturing / production operations to the required quality standard, on time and within commercial competition cost budgets (i.e. logistics / materials handling, preparation, painting, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fitting / fabrication, service / maintenance and development).

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Manual dexterity skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic and self motivated
  • Adaptable team player
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Keen to learn and achieve

Desired qualifications:

Minimum of 3 GCSE's (or equivalent):  Grade 3 (D) or above in Maths, Grade 3 (E) or above in English and Science

Candidates with a Level 2 or equivalent Engineering qualification may be considered for our Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship

This position is suitable for all school leavers and predicted grades will be acceptable

Training:

The Apprenticeship framework (based at MK College):

The Level 2 Diploma will be delivered on a day release basis, and will be delivered as a mix of workshop and classroom training, with an emphasis on the development of practical skills.

Learners would enrol on a Level 2 Apprenticeship framework, specifically, Improving Operational Performance (code 504) and complete:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO)
  • EAL Level 2 Award in Industrial Environmental Awareness (IEA)

Transferrable Skills training:

  • English Functional Skills - Level 1 or 2
  • Mathematics Functional Skills - Level 1 or 2
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills - Level 2
  • Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities - Level 2

In House Training / Experience:

EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations - Delivered over 1 year

Learning, experiencing and mastering all of the skills, systems and practices in the following department, flowlines and cells:

  • Electrical Sub Assembly Cell
  • 150/170 Production Line / Cell
  • Mechanical Sub Assembly Cell
  • 120 T Product Line / Cell
  • Preparation & Paint Cell 
  • HR21 MK2 Production Line / Cell
  • Rework Cell 
  • SD210 Production Line / Cell
  • Development Cell
  • HR15/17 Product Line / Cell
  • Service Department 
  • HR28 Product Line / Cell
  • Stores / Logistics Department
  • HR12 Product Line / Cell
  • PDI & Test (Quality) 
  • Customisation Product Cell
  • Maintenance Department
  • TM40 Product Line / Cell

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