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Casting Apprentice Steelite International Plc

To work as a Caster, Sponger and Slip Preparation Operative to gain an all round understanding of the departments. In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7am - 3pm, Friday 7am - 2pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    21 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To ensure correct slip quality is achieved
  • To ensure blungers, arks and sifters are running to standard
  • Ensure quality station records are recorded
  • To fill, tip and demould moulds to correct quality standard
  • To ensure quality standards are achieved
  • Ensure correct targets are achieved
  • To fettle and sponge all ware to company quality standard
  • To check ware for faults
  • To record counts and losses in work record sheet
  • To establish correct working practices for each aspect of machinery 
  • To comply with all Health and Safety Regulations and Company policies and to ensure at all times that the work area is clean, tidy and safe

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must demonstrate acceptable levels of attendance and timekeeping
  • Demonstrate flexibility by carrying out other duties outside of your job role within your department or in another department as required
  • Ability to identify problems
  • Not afraid to communicate ideas and suggestions
  • Desire to succeed as part of the company
  • Ability to make basic decisions and escalate where appropriate
  • To communicate with the Company, Managers and Colleagues openly and honestly in line with the companies Dignity at Work Policy
  • Desire to succeed within the job role
  • Desire to be part of a successful company and celebrate department and Company wide achievements

Personal qualities

  • Must be comfortable with receiving instruction from your Line Manager, Team Leaders and Senior Managers
  • Take responsibility over own workload
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to operate as a valued team member
  • Assume responsibility for general housekeeping at work station as per health and safety procedures

Desired qualifications

English & maths at Grades D/3 or equivalent.

Future prospects

Permanant post after completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Specialist Training Required: On the job, Off the job
  • Manual Handling and appropriate L2 Apprenticeship
  • NB you will be required to attend refresher training as appropriate

About the employer

Steelite International is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of award winning tabletop and buffet solutions for the hospitality industry. Listening to our customers has allowed us to offer innovative solutions in china, metal, glass, wood and melamine. Servicing over 140 countries, we are committed to offering the best in functionality and design, while minimising the effect on our environment.


Steelite International Plc


Orme Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Axia Solutions Limited


Ellie Rowland 01782572777

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative L2
  • Functional Skills in maths & English L1 & L2 (if necessary)
  • Essential Digital Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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