We are looking for an Automation Apprentice to work alongside our Automation Fitter and Design Engineers.


What you’ll be doing


  • Assist with assembly, fitting and alignment of new machines and assemblies
  • Assist with the modification and alignment of existing machines and equipment
  • Modify parts as necessary to ensure the correct fit and function
  • Fault finding and repairs to equipment during commissioning and after instalment
  • Order, receipt and control of both parts from suppliers and consumables
  • Support the delivery of projects to ensure operational and production requirements are fulfilled
  • Assist with maintenance training during machine handover
  • Contribute to discussions in relation to new machines and modifications
  • Support production, product engineering and maintenance when required
  • Assist with the build and wiring of elements of the control systems of machines
  • Ensure all assemblies are correct to drawings and operate as per the information supplied
  • Detail any modifications to the design and commissioning engineers to ensure drawings are updated accordingly
  • Ensure documentation is supplied with purchased parts, stored safely so can be passed to the user during machine handover


Who we’re looking for


To apply, we are looking for someone with a “can do attitude” has a willingness to learn, develop and to put those learnings into practice.

If you possess excellent communication skills, are self-motivated and have an innovative approach to problem solving we would love to hear from you!


We ask that you will work in a safe manner; drive positive behaviour and lead by example with regard to the company’s health, safety and environmental policies.


This position will be on a full time basis. To provide its employees an improvement in work/life balance, CMP operates a 9-day fortnight (9/10) where staff employees have the opportunity to work compressed working hours and as a result have every other Friday as a day off.



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Industry recognized qualifications

Wellbeing app (Employee Assistance Program)


Training & development