Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd

Shaftec - Level 2 - Apprentice Steering Pump Operative - Intermediate (Level 2)

Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd (Employer)

Eef Apprentices and Skills (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £262.40 to £356.40
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm
52 weeks (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Operative (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
8 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To work as part of a team within a dedicated team of Production Operatives, in the steering pump division, working to production targets. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform tasks within the strip and clean area considered to be within his/her capability
  • Undertake any necessary training to allow for flexibility between the differing strip and clean areas and train other personnel
  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks and specified routine preventative maintenance
  • Communicate to Supervision any deficiencies in the production activity as they are detected and suggest any possible actions to correct these deficiencies
  • Ensure that tools, gauges, measuring equipment, etc. are properly stored
  • Assembling and dismantling Steering Pumps
  • Working on bench using various hand and air tools
  • Meeting set targets
  • Working on the wash & shot blast machinery as required
  • To follow companys Quality and Health & Safety policies
  • Ensure all processes and procedures set are followed as documented by the companys management system to achieve the output of the expected quality and health & safety requirements

Future Prospects

  • Once qualified you will become a production operative

Reality Check

  • This level 2 apprenticeship involves attending Make UK's training facility one day per week where the hours are 8am - 4:30pm. You will also have certain block release weeks where you will in at Make UK for the full week

Skills Required

  • The ability to work quickly and well
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • The ability to complete paperwork and count product items

Qualities Required

  • Adapting to change
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Team player

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 3 / D including maths and English

Training Provided

Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations
  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information - Lean/Business Improvement - Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
  • General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
  • Bench Fitting Relevant Workplace Training Functional Skills (If required) Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship
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