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Manufacturing Apprentices – Mechanical Fitter Starting September 2022

Job Title: Manufacturing Apprentices – Mechanical Fitter Starting September 2022

Category: Apprenticeship

Location: Peterborough

Job Purpose:

To undertake a comprehensive and carefully tailored training programme to become a fully qualified member of our Manufacturing team – Mechanical Fitter.

Qualifications:

Academic qualifications: preferably a minimum of 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science/Technology, at grade C/4 or above, although this is not essential.

Main Duties:

Our Manufacturing Apprentices follow a four year course of practical training and further education, leading to qualified engineer status.

For the majority of the apprenticeship, successful candidates will work alongside experienced engineers in a small friendly team environment gaining a variety of interesting work experience and then will have day(s) release to our training provider to gain a Level 3 Apprenticeship – Engineering Fitter.

Apprentices will learn to be fully skilled Mechanical Fitters.  Once fully skilled they will be able to:

  • Assemble complete machines and sub-assemblies to customer specifications, and to test completed equipment.
  • Assemble kit of parts using drawings and internal paperwork system
  • Install pneumatic pipework
  • Assist with testing of finished equipment and to complete test records
  • Operate portable hand tools for drilling, grinding and sanding etc.
  • Work within planned times for jobs, and to feedback deviations when necessary
  • Supply feedback on machine and process improvements
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assisting other sections when required
  • Support mechanical work within the maintenance team
  • Work on customers’ sites as part of an installation & commissioning team
  • Work on customers’ sites as part of the Customer Services team

Salary is reviewed regularly, reflecting individual progress against the objectives of each phase of training.

Profile:

  • A genuine interest in practical engineering, and able to demonstrate this through project work or hobbies.
  • Self-motivation and a determination to succeed.
  • Good communication skills.
  • The ability to contribute to the work of a team.
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures including feeding back any H&S information to management.
  • Be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours
  • Academic qualifications: preferably a minimum of 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science/Technology, at grade C/4 or above, although this is not essential.

Apprentices who have been made redundant or are part way through an apprenticeship are welcome, as are candidates with other relevant work experience or qualifications.

Travel Activity:

None expected

Anyone interested in applying should send in their CV and a covering letter explaining why they are interested in this apprenticeship and what engineering experience (including hobbies) they have, to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Limited, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP or email [email protected].com by no later than Friday 1 April 2022.

Please provide full contact details – postal address as well as email and telephone.

Internal applicants: Please inform your line manager of your application.

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer