Job description:

Required to work within a dedicated team and responsible for the control of processes throughout the manufacturing site, from the control of Bills of Materials, Manufacturing Processes, Company Standardisation, Development of Cellular Manufacturing and Flow Line, Deployment of Culture and Training, Logistics Methods and the Project Management of onsite Investment.

The apprentice will gain experience of Lean Manufacturing Methods and gain experience in the following:

  • Manufacturing methods, 
  • MIG/MAG/TIG Welding
  • Semi-Automated Welding Systems
  • Automated Welding Systems
  • CNC Machining and other steel related processing methods

Skills required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time keeping

Employer description

Founded in 1985 by Roger Bowden, Niftylift has grown to be one of the world's leading manufacturers of mobile elevated work platforms, with over 550 employees in the UK and USA, alongside a vast dealer network across over 60 countries worldwide to support the 75% of sales as exports.

Things to consider:

During the first year you will be required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, full time for an initial block of study.  One Friday per month you will return to your workplace. After the initial block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for one day a week to undertake the knowledge study. The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job.

Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close applications ahead of the published closing date.

Qualification Requirements:

Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 

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