Machine Operator Apprentice Burgess Recycling Ltd

Burgess Recycling Limited is a leading national plastic recycling company. We are looking to recruit a Machine Operator Apprentice to join our team. Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.13 - £299.63

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    42.5 hours Monday-Friday 08:00-17:30

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304558

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Use tooling to make machine adjustments
  • Granulate recycled plastic into pellet form
  • Capture granulated plastics into large sacks
  • Identify and weigh products using industrial scales

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Work independently to set up and run granulating equipment
  • Good working with hands
  • Decision making skills
  • Hand tooling skills
  • Good time keeping skills.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and develop.

Qualifications required

  • Willingness to undertake Maths and English Level 1 qualifications if not already achieved.

Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

About the employer

Burgess Recycling Limited is a leading national plastic recycling company specialising in offering a customised waste recovery service to the industry, specifically tailored to meet your own requirements.

Employer

Burgess Recycling Ltd

Address

1-10

Burgess Street

Stoke-On-Trent

ST6 3PD

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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Full Health and Safety Training
  • One to one mentoring; on booth operation

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME COLLEGE (NULC)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle under Lyme College

Contact

01782 254287 apprenticeships@nulc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017