Kolbus Autobox Limited

CNC Machine Programmer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kolbus Autobox Limited (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,380.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
42 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
15 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you thinking about a career in engineering? How would you like to work as part of a team for this company who are based in Houghton Regis in Dunstable? This role is an important part of their production process ensuring the components are manufactured to the highest standards.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be a CNC Machine Programmer Apprentice (Computer Numerical Control) Your career as an engineer could begin here with Kolbus Autobox based in Houghton Regis in Dunstable. Kolbus have led the way in box making machinery for decades. In this role, you will be responsible for the manufacturing of machined components and machine tools. You will also be assisting with the programming of CNC tools. In addition to this, you will learn how to use a lathe and will also be trained on the milling and grinding machinery. The employer is looking for a candidate who will be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner. As well as this, the employer is hoping for a candidate who will not be afraid to suggest improvements and new ideas, as your input will be vital to the company.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Being offered a full time position within the business as a skilled CNC Programmer. Possible progression to Team Leader on completion of your apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of Tresham College, (Part of the the Bedford College Group) You work space is a warm, dry and a safe environment, but you will be standing for most of your working day. The salary will be reviewed after 6 months.

Skills Required

Excellent attention to detail, Good communicator

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* TO C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* to C)) Desired
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