Mimtec Ltd - Apprentice Plastic Fabricator

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Job Summary

Location: Fareham PO16 7FF
Salary per week: £200
Working hours: Mon-Fri 08.00 – 16.00
Applications in by: 15/04/2018
Interview Date: 19/04/2018
Job Code: EP26763

You will learn fabrication activities including operation of the 3 axis CNC router. You will learn all manufacturing stages after trimming including plastic fabrication, oven forming, line bending and assembly of items including, inspection and packing.

Originally a GRP moulder and toolmaker before moving to thermoforming, pressure forming and twin sheet moulding. Mimtec were the first UK thermoformer to invest in equipment to digitally print plastic sheet before forming to enable image correction.

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Duties will include:

  • You will learn how to be a skilled manual Plastic Fabricator capable of all types of drape moulding and fabrication work, including working to high standards with Acrylic.
  • You will gain an insight into the problems experienced by the production team
  • You will learn how interact with people within different departments and how projects are taken from inception through design to the delivery of the customer’s designs.
  • You will learn to operating a variety of equipment including Table Saw, Diamond Polisher, Table Routers, Hand Drilling, CNC Router and Oven Forming.
  • You will learn how to maintain good housekeeping standards.


Other information

  • The company is located on an industrial estate approximately a 20 minute walk from the town centre

Skills required:

  • You must be able to work in a team environment with the ability to follow written and verbal instructions demonstrating a good eye for detail
  • You will also need to develop good communication skills and be computer literate
  • You will need to be accurate and thorough in your approach to work with an ability to communicate on a technical level with peers and management
  • Working effectively as part of a team, you will also need to demonstrate initiative and be able to work independently
  • You will need good legible handwriting to complete forms and documentation Safety awareness and willigness to follow instruction is important


Personal qualities

  • Good written and spoken communication skills, punctual, reliable and responsible
  • Well organised, good at planning ahead and can meet deadlines
  • You will need to be focused, self-motivated with an ambition to succeed
  • A “can do” positive attitude coupled with a good level of communication skills will enable you to realise your ambition to develop new skills


Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade C (4) or above including English and maths


  • 20 days paid holiday and 8 statutory days holiday
  • Progression routes within the company for the right candidate
  • Free on-site car parking


Future Prospects

  • MiMtec are looking to reward and support your development. They want you to realise your full potential, as the company see the apprenticeship programme as being a key part of their succession planning aiming to develop a skilled and knowledgeable team.

Applications in by: 15/04/2018
Interview Date: 19/04/2018
Job Code: EP26763

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