Technical Apprentice – PLAND STAINLESS LTD (LS12 6AA)

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The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide specialist technical support for engineers, so that organisations can develop, produce or test new/existing products, processes, or procedures to meet a customer specification in terms of quality, cost and delivery, as efficiently and effectively as possible.


  • To program & create CNC nested programmes for the Laser machine.
  • To update the worksheets and report any problems or material issues.
  • To create Shop Floor Bend Detail for the CNC Press Brake machines
  • To issue & update the weekly stock sheets.
  • To maintain stocks of Stainless Steel for nesting of jobs
  • To monitor and update the CAD drawing file
  • To train in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using proprietary software packages.
  • To use the company ERP system (Kingfisher)
  • To create and update Standard Operating Procedures.
  • To create O&M manuals for standard product ranges.
  • To carry out tasks and responsibilities assigned by your department manager to meet required levels of performance and competence.
  • To gain practical experience on the factory floor in order to further develop skills relevant to the business needs, specifically in the use of sheet metal.

About the Employer

We are all justly proud of our company heritage and the international reputation we have built since the company, which began trading as Taylor Rustless Fittings, was founded in Leeds in 1919. We have always been a manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel products and are still based on the same site. Over the years we have developed a highly skilled workforce employing many true craftsmen, often with generations of the same family working for us. Their loyalty and time-served experience, coupled with our modern production and in-house CAD capabilities have been and remain central to our success.

Training to be Delivered

  • Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician qualification
  • University Centre Leeds
  • One day per week delivery model

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Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Higher Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer Name


Employer Address

LS12 6AA

Expected Duration

42 Months

Working Week

Monday to Thursday, 09:00 - 17:00 with ½ hr lunch. Friday, 09:00 - 16:30 with ½ hr lunch.

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£12,313.60 to £22,010.56

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential


Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Creative

Future Prospects

Aiming towards full-time position

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