Mechanical Engineering Apprentice -Leicester LE3

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  • Proposed Salary £17,215 A Year
  • Career Level Managerial
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Engineering
  • Qualifications Associate Degree
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Job Description

Explore your potential with us!

We take pride in meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs at Crown Holdings. Our Aerosols and Specialty Packaging sector designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative metal packaging products for some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies. Join us and you’ll be part of a sustainable company with an $8.5bn turnover, a reputation for excellence and operations in 41 countries.

Our site in Braunstone, Leicester has an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to join our Apprenticeship Scheme studying Engineering. These positions will incorporate either Maintenance Engineering or Mechanical Engineering skills required to carry out tasks within the Braunstone Plant, and for your potential career in industry with experience on high speed automated production lines and team working in a fast paced precision manufacturing environment. The technical training part of this Apprenticeship is likely to take place at a training location in Coventry and therefore candidates need to be able to attend that training on time each day for around the first 6 -9 months and then on a day-release basis after that. Apprentices are expected to make their own travel arrangements to and from training and work.

Job Requirements
As an Apprentice you will follow a formal structured training programme gaining Level 3 qualifications along with learning how to work safely, maintain good housekeeping and good engineering practices, Other key elements of the tasks you will be involved in as part of your training will include some or all of the following areas:

Turning, milling, welding and fabrication.
Plant maintenance systems, adherence to PPM schedules and use of thermal and vibration analysis tools.
Working as part of a team in the workshop, repairing electro-mechanical equipment, motors, gearboxes and pumps.
Learning how to use mechanical fault finding techniques.
Complete build, repair and devise preventative maintenance solutions for mechanical systems, from simple machines complex machine operating systems.
Knowledge of machinery safety and guarding and their implementation.
Design and building one-off repair solutions and developing process equipment improvements and implementing across multiple machines.
The first year salary will be £17,215 with the potential to increase to £35,213 (today’s rates) in year 4 when working continental shifts. There is a potential of a full time position with a salary scope of £35,804 – £44,016 dependent on vacant positions at the time your apprenticeship comes to an end.

We will match your contribution to our business with an ongoing commitment to your career development, as well as a host of other excellent benefits.

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