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:
- Minimum of 2 GCSE's (or equivalent): Grade 3 (D) or above in Maths & English.
- Functional Skills, level 1
Candidates with a Level 2 or equivalent Engineering qualification may be considered for our Level 3 programme.
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 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).
Training / Experience:
Based at Milton Keynes College:
- EAL Level 2: Diploma in Engineering Operations
- VRQ Level 2: Industrial Environment Awareness
*Maths and English Functional Skills may be delivered to those with outstanding GCSE qualifications.
- Learning, experiencing and mastering all of the skills, systems and practices in the following department, flow lines and cells:
|Electrical Sub Assembly Bay||150/170 Production Line|
|Mechanical Sub Assembly Cell||120T Production Line|
|Preparation & Paint Cell||HR21 MK2|
|Development Cell||HR15/17 Production Line|
|Logistics / Stores Department||HR28 Production Line|
|Service Department||HR12 Production Line|
|PDI & Test - Quality||Customisation Production Cell|
|Maintenance Department||TM40 Line|
For those people who wish to progress their career qualifications further, and have the necessary drive, enthusiasm and ability, there may be further potential opportunities (individually assessed subject to grades achieved and business requirements).
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:
Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, apprenticeship recruitment for 2020 intake has been put on hold for the time being.
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 in March 2020.
Thank you for showing an interest in Niftylift and good luck with your application!