Hills Panel Products Ltd

Apprentice Maintenance Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Hills Panel Products Ltd (Employer)

Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (the) (Training Provider)

Wage To be agreed upon appointment
40.0 hours per week The apprentice will work 40 hours across 5 days (Days and times to be confirmed)
42 months (duration)
7 December 2020(start date)
30 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Assisting and supporting mechanical engineers to provide maintenance of the production machinery, including site equipment as per planned, and reactive needs.


You will be required to be self-motivated and diligent in working to all health and safety requirements and departmental safety practices. Duties include:

  • Report daily to supervisory personnel/meetings where work detail will be issued
  • Assist and support mechanical engineers with their duties
  • Maintenance of production machinery, including site equipment as per planned and reactive needs with input of data for CMMS analysis where applicable
  • Ultimately the successful candidate will be required to undertake regular servicing of mechanical and electrical machine lines along with fault diagnosis and repair / replacement of parts and systems whilst also contributing to improvements to equipment and lines, to expedite production using knowledge gained whilst training both onsite and off
  • Site equipment and facilities will, from time to time, also be part of the maintenance schedule along with some electrical installation work / assistance required
  • Progressive training on specific areas and equipment will be ongoing throughout your work at HPP Ltd

Future Prospects

Permanent full time employment and progression within the company.

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Skills Required

  • Some engineering experience would be preferable but not essential
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • The candidate should have a 'can do' attitude and be willing to work and learn with a growing manufacturer towards a good career prospect and secure future in the engineering sector

Qualifications Required

A minimum of English, maths and science grade 5/C or above (or the equivalent). 

Training Provided

The candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician where they will gain skills and experience in the work environment and attend day release at Oldham Training Centre.

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