Maintenance Apprentice – Level 3

Optima Products Ltd are proud to have been in business since 1986. During this time we have grown not only by designing, manufacturing, installing and testing our own products in the UK but also globally. We have invested in our manufacturing facilities and in our people. Our business operates to the highest standards with certifications ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and ISO45001:2018.

Overview of the role

• Preventative maintenance on machines and equipment, responding to emergency machine break downs.
• Involvement with new design, installation, and movements of existing machines.
• Overhaul and repair of machines and equipment ensuring machines and equipment on site is safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose.
• Installation of new electrical circuits, working with single and three phase.

Main Purpose of Position

• Preventative maintenance on machines and equipment, responding to emergency machine break downs.
• Involvement with new design, installation, and movements of existing machines.
• Overhaul and repair of machines and equipment ensuring machines and equipment on site is safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose.
• Installation of new electrical circuits, working with single and three phase.
• College attendance will be once a week during term time over a three-year period. On completion the candidate will receive an NVQ level 3.

Key duties and responsibilities
• To help maintain plant, machine and facility maintenance schedule and keep updated.
• Carrying out routine operational checks of the fire and intruder alarm systems.
• Assist installation of new machines and equipment.
• Overhaul and upkeep and repair of all plant machines including CNC / PLC equipment &Powder Coating process equipment.
• Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits.
• Fault Finding, testing, and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings fixtures and parts.
• Maintaining effective communication – keeping management and relevant parties aware and seeking advice and assistance when required.

• Any other duty as may be required with the grading of the post and the skill of the post holder.

Qualifications Required

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

Desired Skills

A positive outgoing person that has good communication skills and a willingness to learn.

Personal Qualities

A positive outgoing person that has good communication skills and a willingness to learn.

Future Prospects:

Maintenance Engineer

Duration

36 Months

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

Organisation name: Swatpro Academy: - Yate Bristol

Contact name: Bryan Young

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 01454 321356

Contact website: http://www.bema.co.uk

Type: Apprenticeships

Salary: £ 6.83 p/hour - Year 1: Working week - 37.5hrs

Location: Radstock, Somerset

Deadline for completed applications: Friday 29 July 2022

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