Mechanical Assembly Fitter Apprentice

What will the apprentice be doing?

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Bench fitting work
  • Build of mechanical sub-assemblies
  • Set-up & alignment of machine frames
  • Set-up and alignment of tooling, to achieve specified tolerances/capability
  • Functional testing and fault finding
  • Use of conventional machine tools (lathes, milling machines, grinders, etc) and hand tools as appropriate
  • Identify & communicate opportunities to enhance quality and reduce cost
  • Support visits to customers as required to commission & test machines, and resolve problems
  • Work with and support other departments to ensure business objectives are achieved
  • Ensure statutory and company procedures & practices are maintained
  • Promote a safe working environment
  • Booking of time to assigned work
  • Other duties as may be required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) qualification.
  • The first year will be full-time at the Swatpro/BEMA training facility at Yate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Development throughout the business, supervision, management, engineering and service departments.

Please apply via the Find An Apprenticeship website.