Apprentice Foil Blocking Operator Frip Finishing Ltd
Provide the opportunity to work with experienced operators to gain an understanding of the principals and work involved. General assistance in the factory will be expected in day to day duties for the first period of the training
Closing date: 29 Sep 2017
£151.88 - £264.38
The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
02 Oct 2017
18 Jul 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
- To prepare, set up and operate machines, undertaking all necessary quality checks to ensure conformance to correct specification.
- To identify and load jobs, ensuring that correct stock is used.
- To liaise with other departments, as necessary, in order to resolve operational issues and ensure the smooth running of the department.
- To work as a team member, contributing to general problem solving in all areas within production.
- To ensure that the working environment is safe, clean and healthy through the correct use of equipment and supplies, so as to eliminate the risk of accidents and incidents.
- To carry out day-to-day maintenance and cleaning of machines to ensure safe and efficient working in line with manufacturers’ schedules.
- To create finished work meeting all customer requirements with zero defects and spoilage and achieving specified levels of productivity.
- To be able to work alone using own initiative to resolve operational issues, and contributing to the process of continually improving work methods and techniques.
- To undertake self-checking and monitoring of work produced, using own initiative to ensure quality and specification conformance.
Requirements and prospects
Attention to detail, able to take instruction, systematic method of working
Although no technical skills are required for the right candidate as all training will be given on the job, a desire to learn new skills is essential, and an enthusiasm for print is desirable.
Self-motivated, willingness to learn and take responsibility
As the role includes learning the successful candidate must have a natural desire to succeed, be prepared to listen, and learn all aspects of the business.
Good maths and English skills are required in order to be able to understand and interpret job details and instructions so a minimum C grade would be required at GCSE level or equivalent.
About the employer
- NVQ in Print Finishing
- Technical Certificate in understanding the graphic communications industry
- Functional Skills where required
Print and Printed Packaging
British Printing Industries Federation
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by British Printing Industries Federation
Rachael Elliott or Leah Cooney 01676 526 030 email@example.com
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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017