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Manufacturing Apprentice - Lean Operative Fabdec Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operations including quality checks, kaizen tools and process visualisation using lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques.

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Closing date: 13 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40 to £380.00

    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 7.45am to 5.00pm, Fridays 7.45am to 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The company intends to recruit an aspiring learner who is keen to make an impact on business improvement in the manufacturing industry. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who has a keen and genuine interest in developing their career in business improvement.  The candidate will be required to:

  • contribute, develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operations
  • use continuous improvement methods
  • kaizen tools
  • process visualisation using lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques
  • carry out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure adherence to quality standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Improvement minded and enthusiastic about manufacturing
  • Computer literate - including use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Capable of problem solving
  • Able to contribute to process improvement activities
  • Good verbal and written communications

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to influence
  • Committed
  • Able to show own initiative
  • Genuine interest in Business Improvement

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade C/4 as a minimum in English and maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Full time position within the company and further career development to become a Continuous Improvement Practitioner

About the employer

Fabdec offers a comprehensive range of product technologies from milk parlour installations, heat transfer products, high quality hygienic stainless steel vessels which is done through product engineering and their manufacturing facilities.


Fabdec Ltd


Grange Road


SY12 9DG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

Lean Manufacturing Operative level 2 apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship will be delivered via virtual classroom sessions, including distance learning materials, as well as regular visits by your assessor, at the company site. 

Off the job training subjects include:

  • Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment
  • Communicating and working effectively within a manufacturing environment
  • Working relationships and individual rights & responsibilities within a manufacturing environment
  • Application of workplace organisation and work related problem solving techniques

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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