Machinist Apprenticeship - Level 3

Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services, based in Bristol, have an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Machinist Apprenticeship.

Sulzer is an expert in providing mechanical services to a whole host of businesses, ranging from the small and local to large international businesses, who utilise rotating equipment and machinery in their day-to-day running. With a presence in almost every industry our highly skilled, experienced teams make Sulzer a supplier that you can rely on. Their well-equipped service centres and rigorous quality management standards add extra value to clients projects, ensuring that they always deliver.

Overview of Role

Our Apprentice will be trained in all necessary machining skills and develop their capabilities throughout the programme in order to become a valuable part of the workshop team and help contribute to delivering on our commitment to customers.

Hours are: 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday.

Duration is 48 months.

Training provided by Swatpro Academy/BEMA in Yate.

Learn and develop skills in order to:

1.Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, machining centres, borers, and grinders.
2.Set up metal spray equipment and apply processes to a finish, on a variety of worn or defectives parts including shafts, end frames, end housings and associated mechanical rotating equipment.
3.Measure, examine, and test completed components in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
4.Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic turning & machining centres and machining tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
5.Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
6.Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
7.Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
8.Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
9.Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

Desired skills:

- Attention to detail
- Team working
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Problem solving

Personal qualities

-Interest/passion for engineering
-Self motivated

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs - Math’s, English & Science at Grade 5-9 essential. (or equivalent)

Possible start date: September 2022.

Please complete and return the application form as soon as possible, to so that the initial assessments maybe completed and that your details can be circulated.

Organisation name: Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (UK) Ltd

Contact name: Bryan Young

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 01454 321356

Contact website:

Type: Apprenticeships

Salary: £5.94/Hr for first year

Location: Avonmouth Service Centre, Third Way, Avonmouth, Bristol BS11 9HL

Deadline for completed applications: Friday 22 July 2022

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