Shearline Precision Engineering Limited

Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Shearline Precision Engineering Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week Monday-Thursday, between 8:00am - 4:30pm. Friday, 7:30am-1:00pm.
48 months (duration)
16 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
17 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Shearline are proud to be one of the few UK manufacturing companies that can offer a complete service including design for manufacture, prototyping and 1st batch production through to full scale manufacture and world-wide delivery. There is an opportunity for 4 engineering apprentices to join the team.


We have an excellent opportunity to join our established and professional organisation.

Main responsibilities:

  • To undertake engineering tasks allocated by departmental Supervisor, which are deemed by them to be within your capabilities
  • To attend West Suffolk College to undertake the Apprenticeship qualifications mandated within the standard

The apprentice will be doing the following:

  • CNC Milling
  • CNC Turning
  • Using CAD/CAM software
  • Making Jigs and fixtures
  • Reading and understanding technical drawings
  • Deburring

Other responsibilities:

  • Ensure all company standards are promoted and maintained
  • Ensure safe working practices at all times
  • Ensure commitment and application of the company Quality, Environmental and HS Policies
  • Help identify any areas for improvement and implement
  • Maintain areas and equipment in accordance with the Kaizen 5S workplace organisation standard
  • Carry out any other duties which may from time to time be reasonably requested to assist in the day to day running of the company

Future Prospects

There is potential for a full-time, permanent role as a skilled engineer.

Reality Check

You will be learning from skilled engineers. Work can be repetitive. Attention to detail essential so you must be focused.

Skills Required

  • Manual dexterity
  • Able to follow instructions precisely

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player
  • Patient

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade A*-C+ or 9-5 in Maths and English is essential.

Training Provided

Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship.

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