York House (Meat Products) Ltd

Maintenance Engineering Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

York House (Meat Products) Ltd (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,104.00
40.0 hours per week Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
12 months (duration)
15 August 2022(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
31 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you interested in working for an award-winning company? Do you enjoy fixing things and problem solving? Have you ever thought about working in Engineering? If so, York House Meat Products are looking for an Engineering Apprentice in Potton. This could be a great opportunity for you to take the first steps in your Engineering career!


What will the apprentice be doing?

York House has been creating the finest quality meat products since 1970. Their product ranges are vast, encompassing pork, bacon, ham, ribs, lamb, beef, sausages, meatballs, salt beef, sliced meats, diced meats and meat ingredients. They offer raw and cooked meats, supplied chilled or frozen, and prepared to the specifications of customers in the manufacturing, service and retail sectors. York House has also collected a number of awards over the years, including plenty of BPEX Gold and Silver medals for their meat quality. During the role, your main focus will be to ensure that all manufacturing equipment and machinery within the plant are maintained. This could include electrical fault finding and repairs or completing planned maintenance tasks through a PPM software. You will also be working on the lubrication of assets and the fabrication of equipment. The role will include welding elements, which you will learn about through training provided and your training at college.

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

Engineering Operative – Level 2 EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations EAL Level 2 in Engineering Operations

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To grow within the business, successfully qualify as an engineering apprentice, take on an independent role within the engineering team, focus on continuous improvement i.e. LEAN manufacturing projects, take ownership for small internal engineering projects

Reality Check

This is a food manufacturing plant and the shop floor areas are chilled, you are also surrounded by raw meat so the candidates must feel comfortable in working in such an environment. Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

Skills Required

good timekeeping, hands on approach, positive attitude, willingness to learn, Honest

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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