Evenort Ltd

Apprentice Lathe Operative - Intermediate (Level 2)

Evenort Ltd (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £182.00 to £348.80
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm
24 months (duration)
22 March 2021(start date)
Engineering Operative (apprenticeship standard)
12 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We seek individuals to begin a career in manufacturing and relish a hands on role to learn and develop the highest quality skills using our Wickman multi spindle and manual control lathes to produce large volumes of extremely precise, high quality components for the oil and gas industry.


Duties include:

  • Prepare and operate multi spindle and manual control lathes to manufacture nuts with extreme precision to high volume capacity
  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.
  • Prepare and load materials onto the machines
  • Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality
  • Perform basic maintenance on the machine (lubrication, checking bearing, cleaning machine etc)
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Use of measuring tools such as gauges, callipers, indicators, and micrometres to perform tool changes, radius offsets and quality checks
  • Operates equipment such as  revolving lathe tools and where required drill presses, surface grinder, point grinder, to produce manufacturing parts out of stainless steel and can use these machines to carry out procedures such as cutting, squaring, milling, drilling, tap-ping, and boring
  • Carry out housekeeping duties

Future Prospects

  • Excellent career development opportunity with a well-known advanced manufacturing employer to offer further accredited training and valuable work experience

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interact well with others in a cross functional environment
  • Listening
  • Team Building
  • Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi Tasking

Qualities Required

  • A developing interest in engineering - particularly manufacturing
  • Excellent timekeeper
  • Meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Resourceful, result-oriented and strong sense of responsibility with initiative

Qualifications Required

  • 5 x GCSE Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalents in English Language and maths

Training Provided

  • Apprentice Standard - Engineering Operative Level 2 with end point assessment
  • Functional Skills if required 
  • One day per week in term time at Sheffield College Olive Grove Campus
  • COVID Restrictions prevent college entry. Virtual lessons in place as temporary replacement
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