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Toolmaking Apprentice – Fort Vale

06/01/2023

Toolmaking Apprentice – Fort Vale

SectorManufacturing & Engineering

Level3

LocationBurnley

Hours38

Wage£5.05

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About this vacancy

As an apprentice toolmaker you will be trained to produce precision tools and work-holding devices.

During your apprenticeship you will learn how to manufacture and assemble new tooling and how to re-furbish worn tooling. The tools you will make are used to cut, shape and form metals and other materials to manufacture our range of products.

You will become skilled, not only in conventional milling, turning, grinding and assembly. You will develop skills in programming, setting and operation of our state-of-the-art CNC multi axis machining centres.

This is a ‘4 year’ apprenticeship where you will be expected to complete your HNC in Mechanical Engineering.

SectorManufacturing & Engineering

Level3

LocationBurnley

Hours38

Wage£5.05

Duties/main responsibilties include:

Some daily duties within the role include:

  • Read and interpret relevant data and documentation used to produce and/or maintain tool and die components, assemblies and systems
  • Apply methods and techniques to produce, assemble, disassemble repair and/or maintain tools, dies, jigs and fixtures as applicable to the employer requirements
  • Manufacture components (such as tooling, dies, jigs and fixtures)
  • Undertake testing to confirm correct operation, and of the effectiveness of repairs and maintenance activities carried out.
  • Undertake equipment/asset care and/or Preventative Planned Maintenance processes and procedures
  • Carry out complex fault diagnosis and repair activities covering the following technologies as applicable to the tool, die, jig and fixture environment:

Working week

Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 16:15  Friday – 07:30 – 12:30

Have a question?Get in touch!

Or call us on 01282 733005

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