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Apprentice Manufacturing Operative (33946) P P Group

PP Group, one of the UK’s leading independent profiling and processing companies, believe that youth is the future of the P.P. Group. They have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to join their busy production team in Oldham.

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

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.81 - £356.40

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed between 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

  • Learning and operating state of the art plasma machinery
  • Support operators in the running of the plasma process
  • Learning and operating laser machines
  • Support operators in the operation of the laser process
  • Learning to operate all touch screen machinery
  • To learn all company processes and support all operators
  • Loading and unloading finished products on to pallets
  • Also ensuring that all work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Apprentices may also be required to perform other duties as specified by the manager once competent and trained to do so

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communicator
  • Able to follow concise instructions
  • Keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • 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
  • Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
  • Demonstrate effective team working skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A*-C/9-4 results needed in English and maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

P.P. Plasma Ltd, established in 1995, is the stainless, aluminium and special metals division of the P.P. Group, offering laser, water jet, plasma cutting services and saw profiling, for customers across a range of industries.

They provide a number of processing services, including press braking and plate rolling, as well as fabrication and welding services.

The company fully embraces the P.P. Group philosophy of constant innovation and are committed to investment and continual improvement which has seen their rise from strength to strength.

The installation of a number of pioneering technologies has expanded their product portfolio and has enabled them to satisfy all their client’s requirements, from low level local needs to major multinational projects.

This is a tremendously exciting opportunity for an Apprentice who can rise to a challenging role working with a very experienced team and enjoy being an integral part of the success of the company.


P P Group


Drury Lane



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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification in Lean Manufacturing Operative

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Sep 2021