Apprentice Aluminium and alloyed steel mould maker and castor
Employment Type:
National Minimum Wage for Age Group
Closing Date:
30th June, 2018

A great opportunity for the right person, working in a busy engineering workshop, alongside fully trained well paid tradesmen you will be learning from their experience and will be instructed in working safely whilst producing high quality products in helping to make sand moulds then using molten metals and alloys you will be producing aluminium and alloyed castings used in the aeronautical industry by some of the world’s largest flight companies as well as other local businesses.

Skills Required

  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions as described by other team members
  • Organisation Skills (Able to manage time effectively and prioritise workload accordingly)
  • Understand how to deliver right first time approach
  • Good communication skills, verbally and written.
  • Able to work as part of a team and alone on tasks, while maintaining the high standards for quality and H&S

Personal Qualities

  • Good time keeper and attendance
  • Proactive approach to seeking knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ approach to everyday work.
  • Open to change and new ideas
  • Willingness and desire to take responsibility and use own initiative when given the responsibility
  • Commitment to own personal professional development [willingness to learn]


  • GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills [or equivalent]; preferred but not essential as training will be given if needed to achieve the next grade level
  • CSCS Card…. Not essential, but training can be given if needed to achieve this unit

*Please note that all applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before being signed up on to the apprenticeship programme

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Longton Light Alloys is a family owned independent medium sized aluminium and non-ferrous foundry having been established since 1975. We have during this time seen a steady growth in business which we believe is due to our friendly and efficient service, coupled with pride in our products and our positive and forward thinking approach to achieving the highest quality of castings. Our range of production is extensive from small low weight castings to large castings weighing up to 2 tonnes, it encompasses traditional manufacturing methods such as Green Sand to the more modern Resin Set Sands and Gravity Dies Casting which enables us to offer one off prototype to higher volumes of production. We are one of the few aluminium foundries that will product castings with stainless steel cooling tubes for keeping vacuum forming tools at a constant temperature. Longton Light Alloys is a BS EN ISO 9001:2008 registered company and all our Aluminium and Copper Based Castings are fully traceable. When finishing is required on our Aluminium Castings then we only use approved suppliers, our Aluminium Castings are only treated in accordance with our quality assurance certification certified by BSI.