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Apprentice Pattern Maker

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Apprentice Pattern Maker (Engineering)
Saint Gobain PAM, Telford, Shropshire
At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a 'Top Employer' for 7 consecutive years. If you want to know what it's like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Apprentice Pattern Maker.
We're PAM Building based in Telford the premier manufacturer and supplier of ductile iron and cast iron products and one of the largest metal recyclers in Europe. We're a business that's truly passionate about our people, our culture, our sustainability commitments, and the products and services we create. We provide pipes and fittings to major projects across the UK (from local hospitals through to The Shard in London!) and we're pretty good at what we do!
Is this role right for me?
We are looking for the right person to fit in with our Saint-Gobain culture, but we know this needs to be right for you too. So if you think you match with the following, then we would love to hear from you!
Although we are recruiting in a heavy engineering and manufacturing environment, a positive attitude and a commitment to your learning and development are more important than experience in something similar. We are looking for a great attitude to your work and learning and a keen interest in Engineering and making things. This is a great development opportunity for people from all walks of life ranging from younger people at the early stages of your working life through to people with more experience and perhaps looking for a career change. If you haven't worked in this industry, that's okay, we will support your learning to help you develop with us. All you need so a great attitude and alignment to our 3 core values at PAM - show we care, make it happen and be our best.
What is the core purpose of the role?
You will be undertaking a full apprenticeship in the Engineering art of Pattern Making. The building and maintenance of patterns and tooling used to produce our castings and cast products. Working as a Patter Maker includes the use of precision CNC and manual machinery such as lathes and millers. You will also use a range of other machinery and hand tools in the application of your craft and learn skills such as welding and the application of continuous improvement tools. All of your work will be conducted while supporting and driving the highest levels of your own safety and the safety of others.
Your learning will be a combination of on the job training and college training. College training will be in one week blocks approximately every 6 weeks and provided by a college in Tipton, near Dudley. Travel to Tipton for training will be required however there may be a residential option if you do not have a driving licence or access to a vehicle.

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Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?
We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!
We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.
And what about flexibility?
The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen. <div class="col-md-4 col-md-offset-1 col-sm-4 will-animate

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Posted on: 06 Aug 2022
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Basic Materials / Construction
Languages: English
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