Job description:

Tufcot Engineering Limited is looking for a Machinist Apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team.

  • Manual machining, manual milling, CNC milling, CNC machining; all learnt to the highest standards
  • Learning about the Tufcot composite material and how it differs from steel
  • Completion of manual machined washers
  • Learn how to machine small/middle parts - under 50mm O/D and upto 120mm O/D
  • CNC operations and procedures learnt and followed
  • All work to pass through the workshop/CNC training supervisors
  • Any jobs given by the production office
  • Any jobs given by management or supervisors

Skills required:

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • Strong numeracy skills 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Self motivated 
  • Must be a team player as well as having the ability to work on own initiative

Personal qualities the candidate must have:

  • Good timekeeper 
  • Must be well organised
  • Attention to detail 
  • Works well under pressure

Employer description:

Tufcot Engineering Limited is a specialist manufacturer of composite materials. We supply many different components including spherical bearings, bushes, wear pads, laminates, hydraulic wear rings, semi-finished products, raw materials (tubes, rods, sheets) and many more. We produce specialist manufactured bushes which can be used in the marine and oil industry as well as many others.

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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