Level 3 Trainee Manufacturing Technician

Advanced Programme

We require individuals who are self-motivated, have good manual dexterity and problem solving skills. The job will be a hands on role, based at Milton Keynes within Production, Sub Assembly, Product Assembly Lines, Logistics, Service, Test and Development. The successful applicant will develop into a top class practical Manufacturing, Service or Development Technician with expert knowledge in Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic assembly, linked to developing, building and servicing the Niftylift product range.

Applicant Entry Criteria:

  • Level 2 or equivalent Engineering qualification
  • Minimum of 3 GCSE's (or equivalent): Grade 4 (C) or above in Maths & English and Grade C or above in Science

The Role in More Detail:

During the 4 year programme, individuals will develop their practical skills in the role of Trainee Manufacturing Technician and on successful completion of the training programme / apprenticeship, full time employment may be offered in the following position.

Production/ Assembly - Manufacturing Technician

This role requires dynamic team players with a proven skills, knowledge and experience of mechanical assembly, along with hydraulic and electrical installation.  The role requires operating to high quality / workmanship standards, within a manufacturing cell / flow line production environment.  You will be required to perform a range of manufacturing / production operations to the required quality standard, on time and within commercial competition cost budgets (i.e. logistics / materials handling, preparation, painting, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fitting / fabrication, service / maintenance and development).

Service Engineer

This role requires dynamic team players with strong practical and theoretical knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems and installations.  Technical understanding and structured fault diagnostics and repair skills.  Able to liaise directly with customers in a professional and courteous manner.  Flexible to work internal and external to the main site, and able to travel within the UK and abroad.  Operating to high quality / workmanship standards, within a demanding customer focused environment.  You will be required to perform a range of repair / maintenance operations to the required quality standard, on time, and within commercial cost budgets.

Development Technician

This role requires dynamic team players with a proven skills, knowledge and experience of mechanical assembly, along with hydraulic and electrical development and installation.  The role requires operating to high quality / workmanship standards, within a prototype build production environment.  This will require structured feedback in developing and improving the product from the design concept stage, to a safe, cost effective, reliable, quality product, ready to be handed over to production for volume build.  You will be required to perform a range of manufacturing / production operations to the required quality standard, on time and within commercial cost budgets.

Training / Experience:

Based at Milton Keynes College:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations
  • ICT Functional Skills
  • Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities

*Math's and English Functional Skills may be delivered to those with outstanding GCSE qualifications.

In House Training / Experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Manufacturing
  • Learning, experiencing and mastering all of the skills, systems and practices in the following department, flow lines and cells:

Electrical Sub Assembly Bay150 /170 Production Line
Mechanical Sub Assembly Cell120T Production Line
Preparation & Paint CellHR21 MK2
Rework CellSD210
Development CellHR15 / 17 Production Line
Logistics / Stores DepartmentHR28 Production Line
Service DepartmentHR12 Production Line
PDI & Test - QualityCustomisation Production Cell
Maintenance DepartmentTM40 Line

Benefits:

This engineering training opportunity is a win / win situation of learning and earning at the same time.  Niftylift offers a competitive wage, potential overtime (at premium rates), future bonus scheme, health cover, contributory pension, life insurance and holiday allowance scheme.

How to Apply:

Please contact hr@niftylift.com to register your interest and receive an application form. Please send all applications back via email or post from 12th February 2018. The closing date for applications is 20th August 2018.

What happens next?

If you are a successful applicant you'll be invited in for an initial interview and assessment at Niftylift. You will also be invited for an interview and assessment at Milton Keynes College. Interviews and Assessments will commence March - August 2018.

Thank you for showing an interest in Niftylift and good luck with your application!