Apprentice Manufacturing Assistant MPM Consumer Products Ltd

This exciting opportunity provides valuable experience working for an established business that provides bespoke solutions for its customers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8am-5pm Mon-Thu 8am-12.45pm Fri

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Product production includes the development, manufacturing, filling and packing of household, automotive, pet care and personal care products.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys a hands on approach to work and is physically fit. The successful candidate will get fantastic support and develop the skills of a line operator.

You will be assigned a workplace mentor and be involved in all aspects of the role to experience a good all round learning programme. This is an 18 month apprenticeship and a permanent position will be offered on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

A normal day would include:

  • Preparing for the manufacturing process
  • Weighing and measuring  raw materials
  • Basic Quality control tests
  • Placing stock in designated areas
  • Packing stock for dispatch
  • Batching and preparing orders
  • General housekeeping


Your Apprenticeship will be on the shop floor completing an Improving Operational Performance Apprenticeship.

The aim of the business is to develop your skills across the manufacturing process enabling you to become in the first instance a semi-skilled operative with the aim to become multiskilled once the apprenticeship program is complete. A training program will be in place to ensure you learn all the skills required to carry out the job.

Apprentices may also be required to perform other duties as specified by the manager once competent and trained to do so.

Compliance with all Health and Safety requirements as instructed on induction and throughout your apprenticeship program. Be proactive at reporting potential hazards.


What you could go on to do:

  • Level 3 Business Improvement Techniques.
  • Opportunities to work in other departments.

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.
  • A comprehensive training program has been developed by MPM.

What will happen next:

  • New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Physically fit ( some heavy lifting)
  • Good communicator
  • Able to follow concise instructions
  • Keen to learn
  • Self motivated
  • Good team player
  • Supportive of others
  • Interest in manufacturing processes, hands on shop floor working environment
  • Able to perform tasks in an accurate manner

Personal qualities

  • A presentable person with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Dependable, good time keeping, punctual
  • Flexible and positive attitude to personal development 
  • Demonstrate effective team working skills.
  • This vacancy would require someone who is practical.

Qualifications required

  • A good standard of GCSE or equivalent would be desirable.
  • Commitment and a willingness to learn is essential.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

Founded in 1995,MPM is a specialised contract liquid fill manufacturer of household and personal care products ideally located 5 mins walk from Clayton metro link stop. We produce some leading UK brands for major retailers. MPM a privately owned company that provides bespoke solutions.


MPM Consumer Products Ltd


Croft Street


M11 4RQ

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Training provider

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Performing Manufacturing Operations.
  • Functional skills if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2017