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Mechanical machining and CNC Engineer apprentice

Employer: Total Carbide Ltd
Contact Ref: Andreas Hohmann (Total Carbide Ltd)

Vacancy Description

This vacancy is now closed for applications.

Mechanical machining and CNC Engineer apprentice

Total Carbide is the leading European manufacturer of sintered Tungsten Carbide wear parts.

Through constant evaluation of our methods and processes, we have developed a unique approach which ensures customers receive a rapid, personal service and superior, high quality, finished hardmetal products which will exceed specification.

With a global customer base covering over 40 different industries, we produce bespoke products for a wide spread of wear applications, ranging from all aspects of the oil and gas industry through measurement tools and cutting knives to difficult complex applications requiring specialized corrosion resistant materials. In addition, we have the latest facilities to produce a wide variety of specialized cutting inserts.

We pride ourselves on providing an efficient personal service to all of our customers, from multi-nationals to local engineering companies and will get involved throughout the process from conception to installation in order to ensure the end product is delivered on time and can begin its working life straight out of the box.

Our investment in the latest machines and technology coupled with an enthusiastic, highly experienced and professional work force means Total Carbide is the best place to come for advice on the best material developments of cobalt, tungsten, nickel and other elements for your product and application. As we provide total quality throughout the supply chain, your product will perform better and last longer, therefore, saving you downtime and expense.

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Level 3 NVQ in Engineering

BTEC in Engineering

10 Week basic training at ATG Training from 2nd October 2017



Functional Skills if required

Key Information

Job role: Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

Places available: 1

Duration: 3 years


Total Carbide Ltd.
Hangar 3,
Westcott Venture Park,
HP18 0XB

Working weekly hours

36.5 hours

Weekly Wage





Skills Required
  • A good communicator

  • Happy to work as part of a team

  • An ability to do ‘hands on’ work

Qualifications Required

5 x GCSEs at grade A-C including Maths, English and Science (or equivalent).

Unfortunately, no one from our support team is available right now. If you pop in your name and telephone number, we will get back to you between 08:30 and 16:30 (Mon to Fri excluding Bank Holidays).