Bromford Iron Limited, a member of the all steels Group, has a history spanning over 200 years with a reputation as a leading producer of hot rolled long products.
Extensive investment in new plant and technology has ensured that our product quality, flexibility and ability to produce small tonnages matches world best standards.
In addition to our standard and non-standard range of flat bars and sections we specialise in producing tailor made hot rolled profiles for countless applications that can eliminate time, labour and expensive machining costs.
You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as a multi skilled maintenance engineer
An excellent opportunity for a multi skilled maintenance engineering apprentice to work for an established company based in Oldbury.
The role will focus on:
- Motors & Gearboxes
- DC/AC drives
- Fitting of Fuse Boards
- Planned maintenance work
- Breakdown maintenance in heavy plant environment
- Fault finding
- Repair of components
Some of the machine/ lines to maintain are hot rolling mill with a gas oven feed with mechanical cooling bed multiple rolling stand. Mill 2, which is uses a resistance heater to heat wire for hot rolling.
This apprenticeship will teach you the core mechanical and electrical skills needed to become a highly trained maintenance engineer. You will spend your first year at the Make UK training centre based in Birmingham.
Progression within the company to supervise or management.
Potential to complete higher education.
Shift work will be required after apprenticeship.
Due to the nature of the engineering, the working environment can be dirty. The role would only suit someone looking for very practical apprenticeship.
This will be a day shift but some Shift work will be required. The shift patterns are, 06:00 – 1600. Covering night shift holidays when qualified 22:00 – 07:00. A shift allowance will be paid night shifts.
Hours per week from Year 2: 40.00 plus reasonable overtime.
Excellent communication and logical thinking skills.
Able to demonstrate a clear interest to work in the manufacturing sector.
Team player, motivated, enjoys a practical job, conscientious and a good attention to detail.
5 GCSEs at 9-4 / A*-C (5 or above preferred), must include maths, English language, and ideally Science, or equivalent related qualification.
This 4 year programme will include:
- Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
- NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
- A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
- In house training in line with your requirements