Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)


Huco Engineering Industries Limited

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Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours TBC
duration: 42 months
start: 10 August 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
22 June 2020 (application closing date)
Huco Engineering Industries Limited are looking for keen and hard working individuals to join their team in Hertford as Manufacturing Engineer Apprentices. If you have a strong interest in this sector and a ready to learn, apply today!


Duties and responsibilities:

Learn and develop skills required for the machining and assembly of engineered products for automation and motion control, including:

  • Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment
  • Theory and practice of machining processes such as turning and milling
  • Hand skills and the use of engineering hand tools
  • CNC programming, setting and operating
  • Lean manufacturing principles and practice
  • Problem solving and process improvement
  • Apply acquired skills in a live production environment
  • Follow all Company rules and processes
  • Attend off-site training classes provided by the Company’s chosen further education partners
  • Complete all required training assessments

Reporting to:

  • Assigned Team Leader and Production Manager

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 07:45am to 16:45pm
  • Friday 07:45am to 12:45pm

Future Prospects

Apprenticeships do not guarantee future employment with the Company but we have a history of successful apprentices who have gone into full time roles including some who have been promoted to leadership positions within the Company.

Reality Check

You must check how you are going to travel to the workplace, including mileage, expense and time. Your qualification results will be checked.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Skills Required

  • Problem solving: Ready to learn how to identify problems, prioritising through understanding when problems are urgent or important or both
  • Interpersonal Skills: Treat colleagues with respect at all times, follow instructions and be able to ask pertinent questions

Qualities Required

  • Diligence: Willing to invest time and effort into learning and growing in knowledge and experience
  • Time management: Developing an understanding of Standard Work and learning to work to strict production schedules

Qualifications Required

Maths and English to GCSE Grade C/4 level or equivalent.

Training Provided

Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work, machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools such as Centre Lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal and cylindrical grinding machines, electro discharge machines, single and multi- axis CNC machine tools Centre’s.

They will be expected to be able set up, operate and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used. When using CNC equipment they will be expected to be able to produce, prove and/or edit programmes. During and on completion of the machining operations they will be expected to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification.

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of
  • Products, equipment, systems, processes or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development
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