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Apprentice Machinist

  • Company: Trantec Solids Handling Limited
  • Location: Bacup
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000177
  • Weekly wage: £182.78
  • Hours per week: 38
  • Sector: Engineering

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinist based in Bacup, Lancashire.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Based in Bacup, Trantec manufacture the highest quality equipment in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Our ever–developing company look to invest in new methods of manufacturing through practices, machinery and most of all personnel. This apprenticeship role is to integrate into our team of skilled engineers and learn all aspects of our manufacturing workshop.

We are looking for a Machinist apprentice to work alongside our Senior Machinists. This is an opportunity to gain hands on experience whilst also studying with our training provider Training 2000 to complete a Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship. You will be based at our Bacup facility and will attend Training 2000 in Blackburn once a week plus block training every couple of months. Whilst your job will be primarily machining, you may also get exposure to Fabrication, Welding and using various saw and polishing equipment.

Your main job duties will include:
  • CNC and manual machine operation/setup
  • Using centre lathes, pillar drills and other manual machines
  • CNC programming
  • Component quality control
  • Machine building
  • Polishing
  • Helping maintain a safe work environment

Training to be provided

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Interested? Apply now