Machinist/Fabricator/Welder (Apprentice)

About the Employer:

The Bradman Lake group provides innovative packaging solutions to a client base that demands a partner to help them excel in today’s competitive and demanding market.

Amalgamating our four key brands: Autowrappers (founded in 1948), Europack (founded in 1966), Bradman Lake (founded in 1969) and Ibonhart (founded in 1979) we are a leading designer and manufacturer of packing machinery and turnkey systems to the bakery & biscuit, chocolate & confectionery, dry foods, chilled and frozen foods, consumer, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Bradman Lake is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined global UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc.

Full description:

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:

•Select appropriate welding plant, machine and tooling to manufacture components as specified on drawings

•Select appropriate materials for each job as described in the drawings

•Run the welding plant/machine to produce required components

•Check and verify accuracy of components once manufactured

•Daily and accurate completion of records including timesheets and inspection status documentation

•Report any manufacturing errors to team leader so corrective action can be agreed

•Adhere to all quality, H&S standards

•Work with other departments to set priorities regarding component manufacture to ensure all parts are produced within required timeframes

•Other duties as may be required

Desired Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Mechanically minded

Personal Qualities:

  • Proactive
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Customer focused
  • Change and goal orientated
  • Realistic and pragmatic approach

Qualifications Required:

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

Number of vacancies: 1

Organisation name: Swatpro Academy: - Yate, Bristol

Contact name: Bryan Young

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 01454 321356

Type: Apprenticeships

Salary: Apprentice Current Rate p/h (37hours p/w) Year One: £5.80 Year Two: £7.74 Year Three: £9.67 Year Four: £11.61

Location: Company based: - Keynsham, Bristol

Deadline for completed applications: Thursday 30 June 2022

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