Welding Apprenticeship (Miller)

Miller UK Ltd

General Description

We will provide you with the right skills and experiences to further your career with the support you need to perform to your full potential.

Main Duties

You will learn:

  • MIG Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Use of hand held plasma cutting and oxy/ propane cutting and gouging
  • How to read engineering drawings

The candidate:

We are looking to recruit a Welding and Fabrication Apprentice. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a “can do” attitude looking to join a successful, progressive company that is a leading manufacturer of buckets, quick couplers and other earthmoving attachments.


To be successful, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to working as part of a team and have a flexible, logical and analytical approach to problem solving. You must be punctual, reliable and have a keen willingness to learn.

Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills
  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn
  • Motivated
Personal Qualities
  • Reliable and punctual with the ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • A pro-active approach to learning and work is essential
  • Good problem solving skills
Desired Qualifications
  • 5 x GCSE A*-C (Numerical 4-9) and MUST include maths, English Language and ICT (or equivalent)
Future Prospects

Full time employment on completion of apprenticeship.


Things to Consider

You will attend College (TDR) for the day release element of the programme.

About the Employer

We were founded in 1978 as a mobile welding and repair service for quarries, mines and open cast coal sites by our current Chairman Keith Miller.

Today we operate on a global basis. Our main manufacturing site is in Cramlington in the North East of England and we also supply the latest in coupler technology from our joint venture casting facility in Northern China.

From both sites we manufacture a range of buckets, quick couplers and other attachments for the earthmoving industries as well as providing a custom built service which offers specialised and ‘one off’ products, which are tailor made to suit specific applications, machines and environments.

Our customers include the world’s leading OEMs such as Caterpillar, Volvo, JCB, CNH, Komatsu, Hitachi and their dealer networks, as well as an established independent global distributor network and numerous end-user customers worldwide.

Throughout the years we have stayed true to our vision and constantly strive for excellence in all our products and services. We are proud of our product range and our people, and through our skilled in-house design and technical departments which operate the latest in technology, products bearing our name reflect quality that is trusted and relied upon around the world for strength, durability and value for money.

We are the world leader in quick coupler design and manufacture and remain dedicated to offering the finest in customer service, by providing comprehensive solutions to the growing and changing needs of the industry on a global basis.

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Bassingdon Lane


NE23 8AD

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Weekly Wage

£ £180.38

Expected Duration

48 months

Possible Start Date

1 Jun, 2022

Working Week
    • 37.5 – 40 hours per week
    • Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

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Closing date: 16 Jun, 2022

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