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Level 3 Apprentice Engineer (Technical)

A.S Scientific Products Ltd. is one of the world's major suppliers of high specification, low temperature engineering equipment. We offer complete support, from concept design through to final construction and commissioning. Clients have unlimited access to the substantial experience and resources of our Cryogenic, Vacuum Pipeline Systems (SIVL), Industrial Cryogenics and Precision Machined and Fabricated Components divisions.

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Vacancy location 2 Barton Lane, Abingdon Science Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3NB
Training location OAS, Culham Science Park, OX14 3DB
Working week 36 hours
Wage Annual salary: £9,547.20 per annum
Expected duration 48 months

Excellent opportunity to work for a company based in Abingdon which is one of the world’s major suppliers of high specification, low temperature engineering equipment.

We are looking for a disciplined, committed, hard worker who has a good work ethic and who we can train to fit into a highly skilled team. The opportunities are endless for the right person.

After 1st year at college, we will continue to train you in Manual Lathes -
• CNC Lathes,
• CNC Mills, working on various projects, in various materials - most of our work is 1 off small batch,
• You will be expected to fully inspect your own work on completion of you machining,
• We mainly work in stainless steel, other materials include Aluminium, Brass, Copper, etc.

We encourage people to see a job through on machining where possible, so to include any finish machining after welding.

• Our machines are varied so too is the size of our job, as the apprentice gains confidence they would be expected to use our larger lathes and Horizontal borer.

In Year 2 there will be an opportunity to look at attaining TIG welding qualification – training will be delivered in-house with the employer.

Skills required:

• Attention to detail
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good problem solving skills
• Able to learn practical skills quickly
• Ability to work in a team 

Personal qualities:

• Practical individual
• Hard working and good work ethic
• Organised
• Reliable
• Trustworthy
• Self-motivated
• Highly motivated, good communication skills, confidence in own ability
• Able to work as part of a team also able to work through a job with minimum supervision after training,
• Good time keeping skills.

Qualifications required: 5 GCSE at A*-C+ / 4 (grade or higher) or equivalent - Maths, English and STEM subject essential.

Full time position and progression for the right candidates.

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