PEO apprentice – Operations Assistant Henry Squire & Sons Ltd

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Henry Squire & Sons Ltd based in the west Midlands. Working within a busy environment, training will cover all aspects of PEO.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri – 7am to 3:10pm 37 hours per week Lunch Break – 30mins The working of shifts may be required

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001260091

  • Positions

    2 available

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Henry Squire & Sons Ltd based in the West Midlands. Working within a busy environment, training will cover all aspects of PEO in line with the company’s standard operating procedures. You will be assisting our Operations Managers in the day to day running of our production facilities. This includes all assembly, machine loading and packaging roles within our modern factory.

Once fully trained in all aspects of the production functions further training will be offered in the field of business improvement techniques. This will include setting up Kanbans, monitoring 5S programmes and running team based improvement projects.

The duties you will perform will be the following tasks:

  • Machine loading
  • Checking of machined parts
  • Assembly of locks 
  • Product testing
  • Packaging products 
  • Packing parcels for despatch
  • Warehouse duties including use of fork lift trucks

Full training will be provided.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidates must have an aptitude towards Engineering and be interested in working in an Engineering role and developing their skills in this area You must be willing to put in hard work and show willingness to learn new tasks and develop your skills in this area.

Personal qualities

Good communication skills, attention to detail. Good time keeping and attendance essential, willingness to listen and learn, common sense and good attitude.

Qualifications required

GCSE's or equivalent A*-C in Maths and English.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to prove themselves and retain a permanent position and future within the company.

Things to consider

You must want to develop practical Engineering skills and work in an Engineering environment/role.

About the employer

William Squire began making locks in 1780, before most people would even lock their doors or protect their belongings. His early products included a small range of mechanism padlocks, door locks and cabinet locks.

Employer

Henry Squire & Sons Ltd

Address

Hilton Cross Bsns Park Mercury 2

Cannock Road

Wolverhampton

WV10 7QZ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics and English (if needed)

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People

Contact

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017