Apprentice Engineer - Bryken - REF: 010

Company overview:

"Bryken is a machined parts company which constantly changes and adapts to the requirements of our customers. Our machine shop consists of over forty six new CNC machine tools manufacturing parts for a wide variety of customers. The company has grown since inception in 1982 by it's current owner, to a major supplier to many different companies and industries. Profits are reinvested in new machinery and facilities. With a workforce of around one hundred 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
  • GCSEs 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         

Closing date: Monday 10 August 2020

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