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Engineering Apprentices

Posted 29 January by IMI Thompson Valves
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Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon Poole , Dorset

Engineering Apprentices

Location: Poole, BH17 7EF
Salary: Apprenticeship Rates
Contract: Full time, Permanent

We are IMI Thompson Valves; we are recruiting and we want you.

IMI plc is at the forefront of delivering motion and fluid control technologies that create a more sustainable world, improving the quality of life for our customers and communities and ultimately delivering our purpose of Breakthrough Engineering for a Better World.

Our one big team work fairly and effectively but most importantly together to ensure we maintain the foundations that have enabled IMI’s success through its 150-year heritage.

We now have a variety of opportunities for Apprentices to join us!

You will be trained to a level where after three years you will be on the way to becoming skilled members of either the manufacturing, maintenance, quality or assembly team.

You will work alongside skilled professionals and be mentored throughout the 4-year apprenticeship.

Attending college on a full-time basis during Year 1 and on a day release basis thereafter they are expected to gain and develop key skills which will lead to recognised qualifications required by the business.

Responsibilities for Machine Shop

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Carry out a broad range of machining techniques on lathes, mills and drills.
  • Deburr, engrave and clean manufactured components.
  • Complete all necessary quality documentation associated with the work being conducted.
  • Work in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Attend the technical college and complete assignments in a timely manner and to an appropriate standard.
  • Learn and understand metal cutting technology and processes for the training elements under review.
  • Perform office based activities covering design, procurement, production engineering and inventory control.
  • Perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Responsibilities for Inspection

  • Use standard hand-held measuring equipment, surface plate equipment, CMM, comparator, fixed gauging, thread gauges etc. to measure to a high level of accuracy and precision.
  • Inspect machined parts, sub-assemblies and final assemblies in accordance with the Company’s drawings and procedures.
  • Inspect completed products including the witness of performance tests and final documentation records.
  • Inspect Goods-Inward activities, including PMI (Positive material identification) as required.
  • Calibrate gauges and test equipment.
  • Attend the technical college and complete assignments in a timely manner and to an appropriate standard.
  • Work in a safe, tidy manner in line with Company policy.
  • Work in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Responsibilities for Maintenance

  • Carry out breakdown, servicing and maintenance of all plant equipment and facilities across the site.
  • Carry out planned maintenance of machine tools to the manufacturers’ recommended schedules.
  • Maintain the factory and building decoration in keeping with the lease requirements.
  • Attend the technical college and complete assignments in a timely manner and to an appropriate standard.
  • Work in a safe, tidy manner in line with Company policy.
  • Work in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Responsibilities for Assembly

  • Assembly and test of valves and sub-assemblies.
  • Welding.
  • Attend the technical college and complete assignments in a timely manner and to an appropriate standard.
  • Learn and understand metal cutting technology and processes for the training elements under review.
  • Perform office based activities supporting design, procurement, production engineering and inventory control.
  • Work in a safe, tidy manner in line with Company policy.
  • Work in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Perform other such duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post as may be reasonably required.

Essential Criteria:

  • 5 GCSE’s (grade 4-5 or above) in Science, Mathematics and English (or equivalent).
  • Ability to work well within a team whilst having the confidence to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to focus on learning new skills and prepared to undertake learning on a daily basis.
  • Enthusiasm, drive and commitment to a career within Engineering.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Able to understand and follow work instructions; procedures, story boards etc.
  • Good levels of manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination.
  • PC literate.
  • Flexible approach to work in both time and priority.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today!

Required skills

  • 1
    Apprentice
  • 1
    Apprenticeships
  • 1
    Engineering
  • 1
    Maintenance
  • 1
    Manufacturing

Reference: 52026991

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