I M Kelly Automotive Limited

Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

I M Kelly Automotive Limited (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,720.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm Friday 8.00am to 2.00pm (Breaks throughout the day)
12 months (duration)
18 July 2022(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
29 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

IMKA in Kettering are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice who has a natural curiosity into how things work and how they are manufactured. Using a mix of craftsmanship and the very latest manufacturing principles, in-house 3D printing capabilities, cutting and laminating they develop robust automotive leather interiors.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be trained to bring in new product lines, develop the manufacturing processes and continuously improve the processes. And you will be paid a generous salary. As a Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice at I M Kelly Automotive, you will learn a wide variety of specific and transferable skills related to the automotive and manufacturing industry. You will learn all about: CAD which is the use computer aided design to design simple 2D drawings to then use computer aided manufacture through the use of a laser cutter. This company use ROBOTS so you will be taught how to program robots using joypad controls and touch screen. You will be trained on the production line and you will learn to find new ways about how the business can improve. All the skills you learn will help you plan, implement, and optimise the manufacturing processes in a fast-paced working environment. There may also be additional training and courses that you could go on which will be financed by the employer.

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?

Progression to HND and/or Manufacturing Engineer on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Overtime available at time and a half. 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. Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of Tresham College, (Part of the the Bedford College Group)

Skills Required

Enjoy a challenge, Self reflect, Use your Initiative

Qualifications Required

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