Apprentice CNC Engineer - Abbey Engineering - REF: 013

Company overview:

"The abbey group is a dynamic company dedicated to providing quality manufacturing and security services.

Engineering and manufacturing is the only thing we have ever done. This meticulous ethos runs through our entire engineering process. From planning, development, prototyping, manufacture and testing, our teams of engineers work with leading-edge technology to ensure we deliver exactly what our clients want time and time again.

We’re based in Knowsley, Liverpool and produce for global customers. We believe in working with you and taking a flexible approach, that way we can can add value and expertise to your business with exceptional results."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • You will be trained to read and interpret prints, routings, layouts, and related documents to produce component parts that meet design specifications in order to satisfy company quality standards
  • You will be trained to set-up and operate all jobs routed to the assigned machines with no assistance and meet the production standard required for the given department
  • You will be trained to perform various machine functions such as turning, milling, drilling, reaming, threading
  • Check work within close tolerances and inspect component parts to print using precision measuring equipment such as micrometers, calipers, thread gauges, plug gauges, comparator, etc. throughout the process

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Team player
  • Active problem solver
  • GCSE’S at Grade 4/C or above
  • Excellent attention to detail also good dexterity
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

MUST HAVE GCSE GRADE 4/C IN MATHS AND ENGLISH OR ABOVE

Location: Knowsley                                                                 
Contracted Hours: To be confirmed at interview stage                               
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage     

Closing date: Monday 10 August 2020

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box of an email and send it to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk


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