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Recruitment: Engineering Apprenticeship

Recruitment: Engineering Apprenticeship

Performing Engineering Operations Apprenticeship ref: GE37

Employer: Rondean Machinery

Location: County Durham, Chester le Street.

We are delighted to announce that we are now looking to recruit an Engineering  Apprenticeship to start work from September 2016. The role is working in partnership with Durham County Council and Derwentside College. Please see the job information which is advertised via the college website, social media and National Apprenticeship Service website.

 Job Description:

Would you like to work for an established, well-respected, family run business? Rondean Machinery is looking to recruit a suitable Engineering Apprentice to help with their engineering/manufacturing workshop.

Duties will Include:

  • Undertake the maintenance of engineering, manufacturing and sheet metal machinery
  • Rebuild, Repair and service machinery Conventional and Computer Controlled Machining,Multi-Skilled Maintenance to include Electrical and Mechanical skills and Fabrication
  • Learn to set and operate a range of equipment including guillotine’s, lathes, and mills
  • You will learn to produce components using hand fitting techniques
  • Work safely ensuring the safety of personnel and clients on site
  • Get involved with development projects across the Northeast & UK
  • Responsible for the new machine tool system, cleaning of machinery & machine tools
  • You will also learn to undertake a variety of mechanical and electrical maintenance activities
  • Working as part of a team to carry out breakdown maintenance and repairs
  • Diagnose and repair faults on machinery
  • Good awareness of health and safety considerations
  • Follow well documented set up and machining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for production parts

Skills Required:

  • Maths and English GCSE’s at D or above or equivalent qualifications
  • Excellent communications skills are required as this job entails daily contact with all personnel
  • Written & Verbal communication skills enabling you to complete reports
  • You must be able to explain problems and how they were dealt with clearly and concisely
  • Good eyesight and hand to eye coordination
  • You must be able to work in a team orientated environment
  • You will need to be accurate and thorough in your approach
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and be able to work independently

Commencing Salary: £133.00 per week

Working Week: 38 Hours = Monday – Thursday, 8.30am – 5.00pm / Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm

To apply for this vacancy please email your CV including the ref: GE37 to


Closing date for applications – Sunday 21st August 2016