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Working in a modern, high tech factory. Working from drawings to produce alloy and steel components, working with alloy sheets, hydraulics and machines and equipment, to produce multi-deck livestock transporters.

Hours of work:

40 hours per week

Wage:

Competitive salary

Location:

Houghton Parkhouse, Milnthorpe

Closing date:

24th September 2021

Vacancy Details

Award-Winning Design and Manufacturing Company Producing Multideck Livestock Transporters and Semi-frame Trailers for the UK and Abroad. 65 years in business.

Employer website: https://www.houghtons.com/

You will be:

The main of component parts are designed and produced in house. We work in teams under the foreman and at times on our own. The job is interesting and very varied and unlike other manufacturing companies, we produce the complete product for the client to collect.

There is pride within the workforce to have been part of the team that designed and manufactured the livestock transporters and semi-frame trailers to the highest of standards and in return for clients to acknowledge the craftsmanship and return year upon year for the latest models.

You will be:

  • Working under the supervision of a supervisor and foreman within the workshops
  • The role will involve manufacturing of component parts (age-appropriate), using machines and equipment, within high tech factory
  • Working with teams on assembly of multi-deck transporters, also undertaking repairs and refurbishments on all models
  • As confidence grows and accuracy is performed, more complicated tasks will be undertaken to also ensure the work undertaken at the company complements the college engineering course being undertaken

How to apply:

You can find more information & apply for this position on the National Apprenticeship website, which can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ button.

Be sure to take your time when completing this application, ensure you consider all the required skills and responsibilities and what you can offer. If you would like any support in completing this application, you can access support from our Student Services Team:

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