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Apprentice Fitter


Hanson Contracting
Location: Frome
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Production Jobs
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Apprentice Fitter

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK

Description of Team / Department

Carry out a 4 year apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering Maintenance attending college on a day release programme.

Whilst working alongside Hanson Aggregates Maintenance Engineering Team:

Monitoring and maintaining the running of the plant, equipment and systems in line with a preventative maintenance schedule.

Reacting immediately to emergency breakdowns of plant and equipment. Ensuring that equipment is reliable and will perform consistently in specified operating environments.

Implementing modifications in the manufacturing process (this can include manufacturing and fitting new parts or modifying existing parts where necessary).

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

* Work in a safe manner following all Health and Safety regulations

* Following all IMS procedures relating to his/her own work activities

* Liaising with Managers/Team Leaders and other departments as required

* To work as an integral part of the Engineering Team to ensure that work is carried out as efficiently as possible.

* To attend training courses as and when required. I.e. renewal of licences and updating of knowledge.

Skills / Experience

Applicants should be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to developing their career in Engineering through a global company.

Applications will be considered from those who have or are likely to obtain 5 GCSE's including Math's, English and a Science subject at Grade B or Grade 6 and above. Predicted grades must be verified by official School reports.

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ability to work as part of a team.

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computer literate i.e. internet and intranet, All Microsoft packages

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flexible and committed approach to all tasks.

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time management.

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to comply with all aspects of the Hanson Compliance Policy

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to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place

*

to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation

*

to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required

*

to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Frome
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: working within hours of 6am-10pm

Closing Date: 01/07/21
Apprentice Fitter

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK

Description of Team / Department

Carry out a 4 year apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering Maintenance attending college on a day release programme.

Whilst working alongside Hanson Aggregates Maintenance Engineering Team:

Monitoring and maintaining the running of the plant, equipment and systems in line with a preventative maintenance schedule.

Reacting immediately to emergency breakdowns of plant and equipment. Ensuring that equipment is reliable and will perform consistently in specified operating environments.

Implementing modifications in the manufacturing process (this can include manufacturing and fitting new parts or modifying existing parts where necessary).

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

* Work in a safe manner following all Health and Safety regulations

* Following all IMS procedures relating to his/her own work activities

* Liaising with Managers/Team Leaders and other departments as required

* To work as an integral part of the Engineering Team to ensure that work is carried out as efficiently as possible.

* To attend training courses as and when required. I.e. renewal of licences and updating of knowledge.

Skills / Experience

Applicants should be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to developing their career in Engineering through a global company.

Applications will be considered from those who have or are likely to obtain 5 GCSE's including Math's, English and a Science subject at Grade B or Grade 6 and above. Predicted grades must be verified by official School reports.

*

ability to work as part of a team.

*

computer literate i.e. internet and intranet, All Microsoft packages

*

flexible and committed approach to all tasks.

*

time management.

*

to comply with all aspects of the Hanson Compliance Policy

*

to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place

*

to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation

*

to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required

*

to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Frome
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: working within hours of 6am-10pm

Closing Date: 01/07/21
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