Apprenticeships West Midlands

Randstad Inhouse Services
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

Job Details

Are you ready to leap into the world of work and earn while you learn? Whether you're saving for a car, a big holiday or your future plans, our paid Die Casting Machine Operator Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for anyone who feels ready to embark on a highly sought after and secure career path. You'll spend time at Cosma in Telford with day release to Dudley college, all travel expenses will be paid.

Cosma Casting UK, an operation unit of Magna International, specialise in high pressure automotive die casting. You will be working on body, chassis and engineering solutions that are exported to car manufacturers across the globe. In fact, your work could end up being driven all over the world!


Comprehensive 27 to 33 month apprenticeship scheme
Hands-on experience
Mentoring and training
On-site parking
Full Health and Safety briefing (PPE provided)
All travel will be paid for by Cosma Casting UK in accordance with the companies Travel and Expense policy
Paid holiday entitlementSalary and hours:

£10,680 PER ANNUM, increasing to National Minimum Wage after 1 year in accordance with National Apprenticeship Guidelines.
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK including day release to college.
Monday to Thursday (08:30am - 5:00pm), Friday (08:30am - 14:00pm). This role may involve you needing to be flexible within your working hours and therefore shift patterns will occur of which a shift premium will be paid. Responsibilities:

We are seeking to employ and train Two Apprentices in the process of High-Pressure Vacuum Die Casting.

You will be trained to work in the world of large tonnage Die Casting manufacturing; the initial training will be broad based casting and production based leading to a first appointment.

The apprenticeship will last 27 to 33 months and consist of time at both Cosma Casting UK and Day Release to Dudley College.

Your role will be varied and will include areas such as:

Attend Die Casting L3 Apprenticeship at Dudley College
Complete and pass all 21 mandatory units
Complete and pass 1 optional unit
Complete Level 1-3 Die Casting Machine Operator training on site at CCUK
Ensure all mandatory CCUK training units are completed on time (HSE)
Guarantee a safe working environment
Ensure all production processes conform to current quality standards
Manufacture parts in time to satisfy customer demand
Strive to improve production processes
Be part of team to root cause analysis of non-conforming production and implement corrective actions
Quality check of parts produced
Record hourly performance and key characteristics of parts produced
Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant and adhere to all Health and Safety environmental requirementsRequirements:

Basic working knowledge of Microsoft (Excel, Word etc.)
Mobility to attend both place of work (Telford) and Dudley College
Passion to learn about manufacturing and technology
Good problem solving skills
Team player
Confidence to challenge the status quo
Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Good communicator both written and verbal
Ability to work under pressure
Organised, able to multitask and self-motivate
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