Apprentice Engineer

Location: Mansfield
Employer: Shawtrack Services
Weekly pay: £200
Closing date: 31 January 2020
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Short description

The Assembly Fitter is responsible to the Operations Manager/Production Supervisor to perform a wide variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical or hydraulic product assembly operations

Full description

Shawtrack Services Ltd started out as a specialist transport company, but has grown over the last 26 years and now provides bespoke truck plant bodies, fitted cranes, and so much more. Shawtrack Services Ltd is now one of the top names in the truck plant body building industry, providing a bespoke, British engineered product to each customer. Shawtrack is a UK based company, set in the Midlands. Ideally located to serve the national plant equipment and powered access industries, Shawtrack Services draws on years of experience to provide the perfect solution for the customer's vehicle needs.


  • You will participate in process improvement activities.
  • You will ensure that Health & Safety requirements are met at all times.
  • You will highlight quality problems and participate in solving problems.
  • You will assemble a wide variety of components within a vehicle structure using spanners, socket sets.
  • You will use a variety of hand and power tools to assemble a wide variety of large and small fabricated components.
  • You will be able to read engineering drawings and layouts and Job boards.
  • Support the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing team, operating within Health and Safety practices of the company.
  • Adhere to manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Understand and comply with policies and, procedures carry out work in a safe and diligent manner.
  • Undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required.
  • Participation as a member of continuous improvement initiatives.

    Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Good Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude.
  • Ability to read assembly documentation such as drawings and work instructions.
  • Experienced in the safe use of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work within a ‘team' environment.
  • Ability to work in a complex production environment.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal communication skills to explain general information and effectively communicate with peers and management

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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