Recruitment for this role has ended and will reopen in Spring 2023.
We require individuals who are self-motivated and 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 3 GCSEs (or equivalent): Grade 4 (C) or above in Maths, English and Science
- Functional Skills, Level 2
- Level 2 Engineering Qualification
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 in 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).
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.
This role requires dynamic team players with 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:
- EAL Level 2: Foundation Competence Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
- EAL Level 3: Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
*Maths and English Functional Skills may be delivered to those with outstanding GCSE qualifications.
In-House Training / Experience:
- Learning, experiencing and mastering all of the skills, systems and practices in some of the following departments, 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|
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 click on the link below and complete our application form to apply.Apprenticeship Application Form
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.
Thank you for showing an interest in Niftylift and good luck with your application!