Apprentice Engineer

Our client based in Melton Mowbray is seeking an Apprentice Engineer.

The successful candidate will be working alongside the engineering staff and reporting to the lead engineer. As well as undertaking repairs the candidate will also be responsible for helping maintain and service the equipment and machinery used within the production facility. The equipment includes - automated saw centres, plastic welding machines, and automated frame/sash cleaning machinery.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
• Support engineering staff in maintenance functions
• Learn and develop skills to effectively maintain equipment and machinery (which includes, but is not limited to):
Automated saw centres
Plastic welding machines
Automated cleaning machinery

• Assisting Lead Engineer in the completion of PPM (planned preventative maintenance) activities
• Learn how to effectively find faults on electrical control circuits, control systems and motors
• Become capable of working with PLC control systems and computer-based operating systems
• Ability to work safely and follow appropriate working practices and codes conduct
• Able to effectively undertake routine maintenance (PPM's)
• Learn to diagnose faults on mechanical systems and undertake appropriate corrective actions
• Develop knowledge of pneumatic circuits and how to undertake repairs on pneumatic circuits
• Ensuring that daily logs are coherent, recorded accurately and regularly maintained
• Learn to confidently read engineering and technical drawings (without relying on regular support)
• Develop skills to undertake root cause analysis and implement corrective actions
37.5 hours per week - 8:00 till 16:00; shift work will also be required (6:00 to 14:00 &
14:00 - 22:00 rotating pattern)

Index Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion".

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