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Swish - Level 2 Machine Operative Apprenticeship Swish Building Products

This level 2 apprenticeship will involve the packing of finished product for transport onto the warehouse as well as assisting with technical roles on shift as required.

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £249.33

  • Working week

    06:00 – 18:00 & 18:00 – 06:00 Continental Shifts

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001743826

  • Positions

    2 available

Swish Building Products, Part of Epwin Group, is one of the UK's largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors and fascia systems with some of the best-known manufacturing and service names in the sector. Group businesses also produce high quality cladding, guttering, decking and prefabricated GRP building components.

This 18 month level 2 apprenticeship will include:

  • Packing and banding production as required by the manufacturing plan
  • Monitoring quality - inspecting, measuring and recording
  • Changing / replenishing Polyfilm as required
  • Accurate completion of paperwork
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping
  • Contributing effectively to your team

Additional duties when required: -

  • Completing size changes
  • Moving stillages through the tunnel
  • Assisting with run ups & removing waste.
  • Any other tasks you have the time, ability, and it is safe to do.

Swish are looking to take on two people who have the following attributes:

  • Personal Attributes:
  • Action orientated - Able to deal with problems in appropriate time frames
  • Driven by results - Decisive, confident addressing problems and opportunities, challenging activities to improve performance, demonstrate willingness to challenge accepted methods and standards
  • Effective communication - Clear concise written and spoken, ability at all levels, customer, supplier and internal
  • Strategic agility - recognition of a changing need and speed of response, rapid reaction to challenges
  • High Standards - demonstrating a motivation to improve standards and thereby making a real difference, challenging inadequate solutions
  • Integrity and trust - demonstrating a sense of commitment to openness, honesty, loyalty and high standards in undertaking the role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good / Strong communication skills
  • PC Literate
  • Good level of numeracy and literacy
  • Keep to time schedules
  • Able to listen and follow instructions
  • Reporting Use of QA equipment

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a larger team
  • Professional and polite manner
  • Motivated to learn and develop skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive approach to the working environment
  • Driven approach to work.

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C / 4 to include maths and English language

Future prospects

Once your apprenticeship is complete you will become a process operator

Things to consider

You will be working a continental shift pattern that may include night shifts


About the employer

Swish Building Products, Part of Epwin Group, is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors and fascia systems with some of the best-known manufacturing and service names in the sector. Group businesses also produce high quality cladding, guttering, decking and prefabricated GRP building components.

Employer

Swish Building Products

Address

Pioneer House

Lichfield Road Ind Estate

Tamworth

B79 7TF

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Lean/Business Improvement
  • Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
  • General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
  • Bench Fitting

Relevant Workplace Training Functional Skills (If required) Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021