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title:  
forename:  
surname:  
employment status:  
do you have the right to work in the UK?: Yes No  
do you have a full, clean driving license?: Yes No  
do you have unspent criminal convictions?: Yes No  
if you have unspent criminal convictions, please provide details:
have you previously applied to Nicholsons?: Yes No  
if so, what date:    
if so, which role:  

address details:
house name/no.:  
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phone/email details:
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mobile:  
email:  

previous employment 1: (most recent)
company:  
are you still employed by this company:
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start date:    
end date:    
position type:  
position title:  
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annual salary (£pa):    
+av bonus (£pa):    
holidays (#days):    
reason for leaving:  

previous employment 2: (2nd most recent)
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previous employment 3: (3rd most recent)
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apprenticeship: (if applicable)
company:  
start date:    
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relevant skills/experience:
1. Working to Targets/ Deadlines
Ensuring customers receive their orders on time and in full is essential to our business. With this in mind, to what extent have you been required to work towards the achievement of targets and / or deadlines?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Describe:
(a) the types of targets you had to achieve,
(b) how realistic the target was and
(c) what actions you took to achieve them.
2. Continuous Improvement
Small changes can have a big impact. We encourage all employees to look for improvements within their work environment and the processes they use. To what extent have you been involved with continuous improvement activities?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of:
(a) an improvement activity you have been involved with,
(b) the role you took within the activity and
(c) the impact it had.
3. Problem Solving
Things do not always run smoothly. When problems occur we promote involvement from all relevant employees to work together towards a solution. To what extent have you been involved with problem solving activities?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of:
(a) a problem you have encountered,
(b) how you approached resolving it and
(c) details of any tools and techniques you used.
4. Team Working
Teams need to be aligned and focus to achieve and exceed their goals. To what extent have you worked within a close-knit team that achieved a common goal?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of:
(a) an activity or project you have been involved in as part of a team,
(b) whether the goal was achieved,
(c) the role you played and
(d) how the team could have performed better.
5. Personal Development / Flexibility
Gaining knowledge, skills and experience leads to personal growth and supports flexibility within the business. To what extent have you been involved in personal development opportunities to support business activities?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of a training or development activity you have completed and explain how this benefited both yourself and the business.
6. Team Development
Sharing of knowledge and skills is essential for the growth and development of both the business and its employees. To what extent have you been required to be involved in the training and development of colleagues?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of a training activity which required you to assist in the development of a team member, highlighting any difficulties you encountered.
7. Compliance (following Standard Work instructions)
Our products form part of mission critical applications therefore, they must be manufactured to specific requirements. To what extent have you been required to use standard instructions to complete a task (e.g. Standard Operating Procedures / Work Instructions)?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Describe:
(a) the types of processes which required standard instructions,
(b) why you think they were important to have in place and
(c) any involvement you had in creating or maintaining such documentation.
8. Quality
The failure of one of our parts could have serious consequences, therefore product quality and integrity is crucial. To what extent have you been required to be involved with ensuring the delivery of a high quality product or service?
in previous jobs/roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Describe why you think the delivery of quality products or services is important and what you do to ensure the required standards are achieved and maintained.

production experience
Power, fly, hand presses  
Factory plating, coating  
Metal fabrication, welding  
Lathes, millers, machining  
Production line assembly  
Stores, packing, despatch  
Dimensional inspection  

sector experience:
Aerospace:  
Automotive:  
Manufacturing:  
Other Production:  
Warehousing:  
other
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education and training:
highest education:  
subject and grade:  
health and safety:
Yes No
inspection:
Yes No
leadership:
Yes No
first aid:
Yes No
lean/5S/5C:
Yes No
other (please specify):
Yes No

further information:
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desired holidays (#days):    
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