Apprentice Engineer - Bryken - REF: K023

Bryken is a machined parts company which constantly changes and adapts to the requirements of its customers. Its machine shop consists of more than 46 new CNC machine tools manufacturing parts for a wide variety of customers. The company has grown since inception in 1982 by its current owner, becoming a major supplier to many different companies and industries. Profits are reinvested in new machinery and facilities. With a workforce of around 100, the company had a turnover of £12.0M for 2015.

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
  • First academic year will be spent full time at college with block realse to Bryken
  • 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

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

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

2. Return it via email to

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019

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