Posted on 17/02/2016 By Norbar Admin
In January we hosted a Careers Evening aimed at 14-19 year olds looking to understand a little more about Engineering, and other potential career paths once they leave school.
The aim of the evening was to show young people that we are an Employer of Choice within Banbury and that we are looking for technically minded electromechanical/software people to join us.
Our fantastic team made up of Engineers, both electronic and mechanical, supported by our Quality, Marketing and Procurement teams enthusiastically demonstrated product, and discussed potential career paths with students, potential apprentices and parents. Our training provider - the Engineering Trust and the HR team were also on hand to guide prospective apprentices through the programme, its structure and benefits.
Our talented current apprentices, years 1 – 4 were also available throughout the evening to talk to parents and students, on what it’s really like being an apprentice and why they enjoy working for Norbar. And they d ...
Posted on 27/08/2013 By Norbar
It’s been another few months since my last blog and again, plenty has changed on my apprentice journey at Norbar Torque Tools.
My second year is now complete and I’ve been working full-time over the summer on the shop floor. Safe to say, it’s been an eventful few months and I’ve been able to gain further valuable exposure into the day to day running of Norbar Torque in the UK.
In the past six months alone I’ve been placed in Goods In at both Norbar sites in Banbury, with the Stores team where jobs are prepared for processing, and then in the Torque Multipliers Department.
I’ve also recently completed my 10 week HNC manufacturing bridging course so I can take on the full version of the course that begins in September. I’ll be undertaking this one day per week at college over the next two years.
There’s a noticeable jump between second year and third year at college so I was grateful for the support and opportunity to take the bridging course – especi ...