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Sheet Metal Operator

Zot Engineering


Sheet Metal Operator

Zot Engineering Apply Now
Salary £14,820 per year Location Musselburgh Hours of work Full-time (37.5 Hours) Training provider Edeta Closing date 04/06/2023 Qualification SCQF Level 6

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sheet Metal Operator Apprentice to join one of the UK's most successful Sheet Metal Manufacturers based in Musselburgh.

We supply high end electronics to a wide range of markets including, Military, Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Computing, Engineering, and Medical Industries.

Our apprenticeship programme will see you turn your interest in engineering into valuable skills, experience and qualifications and give you everything you need to build a successful career with us. This is your chance to earn while you learn and at the same time contribute to our outstanding work supporting many of our highly important and crucial contracts and customers.

Why Zot?

• Over 40 years Engineering experience in all aspects of manufacturing
• 28 days paid holiday per year (this includes 8 public)
• Workplace pension scheme (when applicable)
• Shift allowance (where applicable)
• Excellent on the job training
• Discount available with O2
• Good transport links and on-site car parking
• Equal Opportunities Employer

What will I learn?

You will work in several areas within our Sheet Metal division to develop your practical skills to support, enhance and develop your Apprenticeship.

Basic assembly and hand tool skills

Reading and understanding an engineering drawing in full, including all aspects of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).

CNC programming/machining and fabrication skills

Latest Cam (Computer Aided Manufacture) software.

How to measure, cut, and weld pieces together according to specifications, blueprints, or directions.

How to connect pieces or secure seams by riveting, rolling, soldering, or using steel screws.

Perform assigned work on assembly lines on mechanical assembly using a variety of fixing methods and inspection.

Completion of in-process inspection sheets and route cards.

You will learn how to deburr and inspect your own work.

Undertake routine maintenance and safety checks of equipment in use.

How to ensure the general tidiness and good housekeeping of personal and shared workspaces.

Maintain time and attendance to company standards.

Observe Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures college and government legislation.

As a Sheet Metal Apprentice, you'll attain base manufacturing skills in the form of SVQ Levels 2 & 3 NC in either Manufacturing or Fabrication. Over a period of 4 years, this will be a mix of you attending college 2 days per week and working in our Sheet Metal Division working closely with our supervisors gaining hands on experience.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

You'll have a head start in this vacancy if you've completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We'll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement. 4 Standard Grades (1-3) / National 5 (A-C) or National 4 (or equivalent) – mandatory Mathematics and English. Plus, another 2 subjects preferably Physics or a technological subject (Tech Studies, Craft and Design, Graphic Communication, Computing).

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