An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has arisen at Forteq Ltd. This is a great opportunity to join at a time of continued growth. We have huge global demand for our products due to our innovation and experience.
Closing date: today
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Shifts to be confirmed.
Total hours per week: 39.00
Possible start date
06 Sep 2021
19 Jul 2021
Level 3 (A level)
We are recruiting an Apprentice Toolmaker. The successful applicant can look forward to an exciting and varied role. The Tool room skill level is very high and we require someone who has the drive and ability to go all the way to becoming a fully skilled toolmaker capable of very complicated high precision CNC machining along with having the fitting skills required to take an Engineering drawing and make a fully finished injection mould.
The job will cover the maintenance and troubleshooting of:
Complex injection moulding machines
Plant maintenance such as compressors, material handling systems, Installation work, etc
Reading and interpreting relevant data and documentation used to maintain components, equipment and systems
Carrying out condition monitoring of plant and equipment
Carrying out planned maintenance activities on plant and equipment
Carrying out complex fault diagnosis and repair activities on high technology engineered systems such as: Maintaining mechanical equipment / Maintaining fluid & pneumatic power equipment / Maintaining electrical & electronic equipment / Maintaining process control equipment
Carrying out confirmation testing and subsequent smooth hand over of equipment & plant support the installation, testing and commissioning of equipment (where applicable)
Contributing to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and/or procedures
Requirements and prospects
Good hand eye co-ordination
Strong problem - solving skills
Good communication and listening skills
Strong numeracy and ICT
Strong work ethic
Practically minded with hands on approach
A minimum of grade 4 or above in GCSE English, maths and a science or technology subject.
Forteq are committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of engineers to continue their success. Once qualified and fully skilled there is potential for career progression through further training / development and promotion.
Things to consider
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):
About the employer
We are a Swiss owned company, one which is an integral partner of the automotive and consumer electronics industry worldwide. We provide design, development, manufacturing, assembly and packaging services for high precision transmission systems and precision plastic components. End users of our products typically Jaguar Landover, Ford, GM etc.
Tandem Industrial Estate, Wakefield Road
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College
As an apprentice you will be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and attend college one day a week. You will also be expected to complete a block placement in college at the start of your apprenticeship.
Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding safety, quality, delivery and cost within high value manufacturing environments.
Our tutors will teach you how to carry out complex fault diagnosis and repair activities on high technology engineered systems such as mechanical equipment, electrical and electronic equipment and process control equipment. A good apprentice will know how to minimise machinery downtime by implementing planned preventative maintenance programmes. They will also be able to read and interpret relevant data and documentation used to maintain components, equipment and systems.
Your apprenticeship will cover a broad range of activities include installation, testing, fault finding and the ongoing planned maintenance of complex automated equipment. This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.
You will learn mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power and process control principles in a mechatronics maintenance environment.
As an apprentice, you will learn the importance of health and safety regulations and how to apply them to your role. You will also learn how you contribute to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and/or procedures workplace.
Level 3 (A level)