Vacancy Details

Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice - Engineering Maintenance

Ref: AMRC EM316

Valid Until:
29 Mar 2019

£5:00 Per Hr

Location: Dronfield

Working Hours:
38 Hours per week

Engineering Maintenance


This is a great opportunity for apprentices to get hands on experience in the foundry industry in a British owned company competing in a global market in business for over 135 years. We make iron castings of many descriptions for a wide variety of international customers such as BMW, Mercedes, Daimler, Borg, Castings and GT.

If you join engineering, then as part of our enthusiastic engineering team you will be working hands-on alongside skilled engineers maintaining and improving modern automated manufacturing equipment, supplying products to prestigious customers in the automotive and rail sectors. You will be involved in root cause and failure analysis as part of a Total Productive Maintenance approach alongside gaining practical knowledge and skills as well as further training and development to learn the technical aspects of engineering.

Tasks you will carry out:

  • Learn basic engineering knowledge and skills
  • Understand and appreciate basic Health and Safety requirements
  • Work alongside skilled Maintenance Engineers to provide you with the knowledge needed to become fully trained
  • General maintenance of the site, including machinery.
  • You will also be expected to respond quickly to changing demands throughout your working day
  • Working to quality standards required for the components
  • Fault finding and repairing mechanical devices


Skills Required   

  • Attitude for hands-on skills
  • Good at problem solving
  • Good communication skills
  • An excellent team player

Criteria Requirments:

Qualifications Required   

  • The chosen candidate must have 5 GCSE's or equivalent at Grade C or grade 4-9 under the new education grade system effective from 2016/2017 above, Must include Maths and English.


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