Apprentice Production Operative Chainbridge Steel (North West) Ltd

Chainbridge Steel group is an independent steel stockholder in the UK. There are two core divisions based in the North East and Scotland, established in 1986.

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 6:00am-2:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available


Washington based Chainbridge Steel are looking to recruit a production operative to join their growing workforce. This exciting opportunity will see the successful candidate work for the large steel stockholder gaining a range of skills and experience whilst working towards a manufacturing apprenticeship. 

Duties to include but not limited:

  • Operating variety of heavy machinery within the processing of sheet steel 
  • Measuring steel according to order requirements using tape measures, Vernier's and micrometres 
  • Use of overhead crane after full training is provided 
  • Creating pallets for the transport of steel using a mitre saw and nail guns 
  • Using a Variety of machinery and hand tools including the wood saw
  • General housekeeping duties and adherence to all Health and Safety


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Applicants should be:

  • Hardworking 
  • Excellent time keeping

Personal qualities

Applicants should be:

  • Good communication skills
  • Have the ability to work within a team

Qualifications required

No Specific grade requirements for this role but candidates have a good level of literacy and numeracy.

Future prospects

Opportunity to grow within the company

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to travel to Washington for a 6am start.

About the employer

Chainbridge Steel Group is an independent steel stockholder in the UK. There are 2 core divisions in the North East and scotland established in 1986.


Chainbridge Steel (North West) Ltd


Rainhill Road


NE37 3HU

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Training provider

NVQ level 2 in warehousing and possible functional skills if applicabale.

Apprenticeship framework

Process Manufacturing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Access Training Ltd


Olivia Davies

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2017