PETA Training are proud to be working with Bigneat, looking to source an exceptional Fitter Apprentice for their organisation.
You will learn about all aspects of our business before focusing on the manufacturing processes on site where you learn fabrication and assembly skills in our pre-paint area. You will then move into the finishing area where you will build assemblies completing modifications and adjustments ensuring they are correct, and then complete final tests.
Bigneat is a world-leading innovator of high-performance ductless laboratory safety solutions. We are establishing an apprenticeship that will provide us with a pipeline of talent enabling us to future proof the business proactively deal with skills gaps.
Learn about all aspects of the business
Become competent fabricating enclosures to customer drawings
Learn how to dry build the assemblies, ensuring that they are dimensionally correct
Undertake quality checks to ensure that the all parts are correct prior to painting
Become competent completing final build of assemblies, final fitting both electrical and mechanical components to specifications
Complete adjustments and modifications of components and assemblies to ensure fit and presentation
Learn how to undertake final performance tests and complete Bigneat documentation
The company is located in Waterlooville you must be able to get yourself onsite, on time, reliably.
This is a production orientated business teamwork takes priority
Ideally you will need to hold a full driving licence in year 2 to be able to undertake this position
Wage will rise to £12K following a successful first 6 months
The company wants you to buy into their work philosophy being keen and enthusiastic is more important your current level of skill/knowledge
Excellent communications skills are required as this job entails daily contact with all personnel and the supervisory and management team
This will include written communication skills enabling you to complete documentation.
You will be able to explain problems and how they were dealt with clearly and concisely
Awareness of health and safety considerations.
Once trained you will be able to work effectively when supervised, with the flexibility to work on your own initiative when required
Good eyesight and hand to eye coordination
You must be able to work flexibly in respect of requirements of the post
Commit to further training and personal development
You will demonstrate an interest in Bigneat and the wider manufacturing industry
Willing to work flexible hours
Minimum of 4 GCSEs or equivalent (inc Maths, English) at Grade A* - C / 4 - 9
BTEC or relevant Engineering training or qualification is desirable
Auto-enrolled into the Company pension scheme after qualification period
20 days holiday plus bank holidays
Free parking on site
Become a valued member of our successful team
Progression and development opportunities
Support through further professional development
Career pathways for the right candidates
Excellent rewards with performance related pay structure
What interests you most in an engineering career with Bigneat?
What do you think will make you stand out from other candidates for this role?
Training to be provided
You will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training. The majority of your development training will be completed with your employer at your place of work. You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship this will include 12 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) qualification. This will include:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety
Using and communicating technical information
Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
Producing components using hand fitting techniques
You will then pass through the foundation Gateway and progress onto your Level 3 development programme and complete:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
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