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Apprentice Mechanical Engineer - Bargeddie
At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy.
Our new Apprentice Mechanical Engineer will assist with delivering the Planned Maintenance (PM) schedules as defined by the site maintenance plans, working to a high standard and in a cost-effective manner, whilst also assisting with the planning, organising and undertaking of corrective and reactive work. You'll be responsible for delivering improvement projects leading to increased plant reliability and cost reduction and ensure that all mechanical repairs and maintenance work is carried out with the highest regard to safety. Additionally, at all times the Apprentice Mechanical Engineer will comply with Company Standards and Statutory Regulations.
In addition, you'll undertake assessments of malfunctioning equipment and provide advice to the site management team to assist and influence decision making. Contribution towards problem solving workshops will also be part of your role, providing engineering expertise to identify root causes of failures and subsequent improvement actions.
With a positive can-do attitude, a willingness to learn and demonstrable commitment to the Apprenticeship Scheme, we will provide full support and training to become a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer.
Apprentice Mechanical Engineer:
We're looking for someone who has an interest in engineering, and you'll have, or expect to achieve, five National Qualifications which must include English, Maths, and a Science at Grade C/5 or above, as well as two further National 5 subjects at Grade C or above (preferably one being a Technical Subject i.e. Craft & Design). Highers would also be an advantage. You'll also have a good standard of IT skills and/or Microsoft Office knowledge.
This is an exciting opportunity to join and be a part of our fast-growing business.No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.