Apprentice Electrical and Mechanical Engineer - JJ Smith and Co (Woodworking and Machinery) - REF: KA011

Company overview:

"Formed over 90 years ago, J J Smith are now recognized as one of the premier suppliers of new and used woodworking machinery in the UK."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework L3 Engineering Technician at NWTC over 4 years
  • Learning mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic skills
  • Learning electrical skills at engineering college and from company engineers
  • Occasionally assist company engineers on site throughout the UK
  • Check over second hand machinery prior to being despatched from our factory
  • Maintenance often involves a requirement to clean machinery so candidates must be prepared to get their hands dirty
  •  Making sure work areas are kept clean and tidy

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills
  • Inquisitive when facing problems
  • Confidence to try to solve problems using own initiative
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to use hand tools correctly and efficiently
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade 4/C and above including English, Maths and Science

Location: Kirkby                                           
Contracted hours: 40 hours                          
Hourly rate of pay: At least National Minimum Wage   
Closing date: Sunday 11 April 2021

How to apply

Please complete the Knowsley Apprentice application form and return to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk
Also apply via link direct to NWTC as you will need to complete assessments tests with NWTC to be considered.                          

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