Optimum Glass Services Ltd

Glass Processor Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Optimum Glass Services Ltd (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,520.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
12 months (duration)
11 July 2022(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
3 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Have you ever been curious about how glass products are made? Are you artistic and do you enjoy designing products? Have you ever considered a role in Engineering? Optimum Glass based in Bedford are looking for an apprentice to join their glass processing department, responsible for producing high quality bespoke glass products.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Optimum Glass Services are a leading manufacturer in creating high quality glass products. Working from their Bedford site, Optimum Glass Services manufacture, supply and install an extensive range of high-quality glass products for their many commercial and residential customers. The overall portfolio of products include staircases, doors and screens, bath and shower enclosures, mirrors and shelving and even Juliet balconies.

During your apprenticeship, you will work in Optimum's glass processing department. You will have the opportunity to convert customer designs into CAD drawings and from this, convert the CAD drawing into a machine drawing and eventually see the finished product. You will also import files into the CNC machinery and assist with loading and positioning raw glass panels. Through this, you will gain vital engineering experience and also learn how to safely manually handle glass products.

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

To be considered for this role you will need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship there is an opportunity of full time employment and then continuous development within the company as it continues to grow.

Reality Check

In order to be considered for this vacancy, you must be 18 years old or above due to health and safety requirements. You must also be comfortable with heavy lifting. Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Skills Required

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D and above) Desired
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