Organisation NameSilverson Machines
About the Organisation
Silverson Machines is a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial mixers. The head office and factory in Chesham is one of the most advanced of its kind, designing and building equipment that is exported all over the world. Silverson’s customers include brands such as Cadbury’s, L’Oreal, Coca-Cola, Heinz, Nestle, Carlsberg, The Body Shop and many more.
Contact NameAndy Darby
Office Location and Full Address
Silverson Training Facility, Waterside, Chesham, HP5 1PQ
Telephone Number01494 786331
Job TitleEngineer (project based)
Duration4 days - During February Half Term 13th - 17th
Yes - Selected students will work alongside the Silverson apprentices for 4 days to build a real machine based on supplied drawings, although tweaks and improvements will be encouraged!
Proud pioneers of innovative technology, Silverson are passionate about investing in tomorrow’s engineers and as part of this have set an exciting engineering challenge for enthusiastic year 10 students. Selected students will work alongside the Silverson apprentices for 4 days to build a real machine based on supplied drawings, although tweaks and improvements will be encouraged! It is essential that applicants are resourceful, innovative, technical and practical. Once made, the machines will then be subjected to creative tests to ascertain which one is the most robust and/or performs best.
Future Prospects/Career Interests
Engineering / Product Design / Manufacturing