Apprentice Engineer - TP Fay - REF: 052

Company overview:

"Based in Kirkby Liverpool, TP Fay are the largest manufacturer and stockist of straight length heating elements in the UK, We specialise in rebuilding or replacing burnt out, obsolete or difficult to find heating elements and assemblies.

Renowned for speed, flexibility and quality in the production of specialised heating elements including immersion heater element."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Engineering
  • Improving operational performance
  • Manufacturing Heating Elements
  • Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Working from written and verbal instructions
  • Carrying out and Recording Test results
  • Forming and bending elements by hand and using CNC machinery
  • Drilling
  • Milling
  • Welding
  • Wiring
  • Assembly work
  • Learning about maintenance of machinery
  • Carrying out general housekeeping duties

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted - GCSE’s grade C and above in Maths and English
  • Computer literate, EXCEL or equivalent.
  • Able to perform manufacturing operations including manual lifting (after training) assembly work

Closing date: Sunday 6 December 2020       
 

Location: Kirkby

Contracted hours: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 5pm, Friday, 8am - 4pm

Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage                      

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

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