Machining Operator

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Apprenticeship summary

You will be expected to learn the procedures and techniques required by working with and observing the experienced Machinists. This will be provided by on the job training by an experienced mentor and day release to Loughborough College.

Working within the Machine Shop you will be required to

  • Read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Use various hand and power tools.
  • Become familiar with the use of a variety of measuring equipment, micrometers etc.
  • De-burr/polish finished parts.
  • Maintain the machine shop and machines as required.

You will be expected to become proficient in the following.

  • Manual Drilling/Tapping
  • Manual Milling.
  • Manual Turning.
  • Setting and operation of various CNC Machines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate
  • Practical
  • IT Literate
  • Mechanical aptitude

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Energy
  • Attention to detail/able to follow instructions
  • Desire to succeed and do a good quality job
  • Motivated

About the employer

Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies Ltd

QMS are OEM manufacturers of Cone Crushers, suppliers of spare and wear parts for the worldwide quarrying industry, and maintenance experts for crushing plant throughout the UK. We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of manganese wear parts and internal high quality crusher spares. We are experts in the repair and maintenance of all makes of crushing equipment.

Apprenticeship Framework:Engineering Manufacture(Craft and Technician)
Weekly Wage: £200.00
Working Week: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm 30-minute unpaid lunch break
Apprenticeship duration: 36 months
Possible start date: 01-07-2019
Level: Advanced

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