Kickstart - Deburring Trainee

Job details
Posting date: 06 January 2022
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 January 2022
Location: Maidenhead, SL63LR
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000355204

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.


Undertake skilled hand tool operations to provide high tolerance precision components that meet drawing specifications.

Demonstrable understanding of technical drawings and the ability to undertake tasks to meet specifications.

Provide a keen eye for detail when undertaking hand tool operations.

Conduct of business in line with company policies and procedures inclusive of full compliance with HSE and anti-bribery and corruption policy.

Can operate booking system to record work done with a high degree of accuracy.

Undertake additional operations duties when required.

Hewland has focused on two key factors during its 60-year history; a fundamentally exceptional product and the ability to continuously adapt to the market demands of the automotive industry.

Today, Hewland prides itself as a high-performance transmission product supplier that meets and exceeds the requirements of our customers through the design, development, and manufacture of competition, OEM, and electrified driveline systems and solutions.

We do that by operating a continuous improvement policy in our people, equipment, and our partnerships.

Hewland Engineering is relied upon by many of the world's top motorsport teams, performance car constructors, and hybrid and electric transportation innovators to extract the performance and reliability required to complete their high-performance transmission challenges.

A team player who is people and results orientated and past experience using precision manual tools that is transferable to manufacturing.

Desirable but not essential:
Experience within a precision component manufacturing environment. Experience in similar Deburring position.

40hrs per week. Fixed days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - Fixed hours: 08:00 - 16:30

National minimum wage

Hewland supports employees work-life balance while still maintaining a professional and safe environment.

We provide a successful onboarding program, which is used to identify any coaching or mentoring needs early to support and progress our employees through their careers.

We will mentor and hold regular 1-2-1 progress review meetings.

We’re supported externally by Boom Training who will provide a tailored Kickstart program that offers:

• Employability Coach who will conduct 3x 30m mentoring sessions.
• Monthly virtual workshops that cover employability - getting to work, attendance, timekeeping, time & performance management, workplace communication, teamwork.
• Monthly know-how learning - written, visual & oral models to enable all learning styles to access a memorable & efficient experience.
• Career planning, Job Seeking, CV preparation, interview management virtual workshops & individual support.

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