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Lean Manufacturing Apprentice Arco Group Ltd

To help deliver on the day to day objectives for the team. Ensuring first class customer service, this is our primary objective. Working from job sheets, in order to assemble bespoke customer orders, and also standard stock items. Maintain a safe, efficient and effective workplace.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00. Currently staggered start/finish due to Covid - 08:00 - 17:10 on a rotation.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Assemble stocked component into finished assemblies complying with prescribed works instructions and work schedules
  • Carry out the required testing procedures in compliance with the company quality and relevant standards, complete test certificates
  • Develop product knowledge to ensure and advise upon component compatability and produce a product that is FFP
  • Use of various machinery and hand tools during assembly process with adherance to mandatory pre use checks on any equipment used
  • Ensure that fault and failure reporting throughout the workplace is carried out
  • To follow all mandatory H&S requirements, guidelines & recommendations to ensure a safe working environment all times
  • To ensure the working environment is kept tidy & presentable for H&S purposes and customer visits
  • Maintaining accurate stock records, including general warehousing
  • Ability to adapt to workload and customer demand changes quickly

Future plans would be to expand on these to encompass the unified role of Warehouse/workroom Operative to include the below-

  • To receive and book in goods following prescribed procedures, ensuring correct delivery quantities and products
  • To ensure the accurate put away of product to the correct storage location
  • To pick and pack customer orders following standard procedures in an accurate and timely manner
  • To accurately cut hose to the measured length requiered, recording short length details

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative and be part of a small team
  • Experience in a fast-moving environment with change an ever constant
  • Attention to detail
  • Practical use of tooling and machinery

Personal qualities

  • Open to Change - is about being flexible and comfortable in an ever-changing work environment and showing a willingness to try out new things and adapt to different ways of working
  • Make Things Happen - is about showing drive and determination towards the achievement of goals. Those who make things happen show initiative, prioritise their workload and demonstrate the right attitude even when things get tough
  • Adaptability. This is a varied and fluid role encompassing several different skill sets. The individual we take on must be able to grasp the basics of each operation quickly if they wish to progress at a reasonable rate

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable but not essential

Future prospects

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be a full-time position available for the right candidate to grow within the organisation

About the employer

Arco's mission is to keep people safe at work. Our fourth generation, family owned business is committed to delivering that mission through our core values. Our values are more than just statements; they define our reasons for being in business and what it means to be part of our extensive Arco family. By investing in our own people we are able to offer expert advice and support to our customers. Since 2008 we have trained over 150 Arco staff in a range of professional health and safety qualifications, including IOSH and NEBOSH certification. We will continue to provide training to our teams so they can offer practical support and sensible advice.


Arco Group Ltd


Henry Boot Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hull College

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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