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Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship HYLOMAR LIMITED

To work in a rewarding role within a fast paced office environment, to undertake the Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship and become a key member of the team.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    The role is full time 34.75 hours per week, working patterns as follows: Monday to Thursday 8.45a.m-5.00p.m (1 hour lunch) Friday 8.45a.m to 3 p.m (1/2 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 34.75

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working in a busy environment, rewarding and varied role, opportunity to be part of a great team. 

Duties include:

  • Assisting with the implementation, management, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the existing quality management system to ensure compliance to ISO9001 and IATF 16949
  • Assist with and perform Internal audits as per the internal audit plan
  • Support other departments in maintaining the requirements of the QMS
  • Assist with customer complaints investigation and corrective action implementation
  • Assist with the initial certification and implementation of ISO14001
  • Reviewing and maintaining quality documents
  • Assisting with the reporting of quality performance, including management review
  • Contribute to the formulation of quality strategy
  • Contribute to the formulation of output related customer satisfaction activities
  • Contribute to the formulation of supplier performance measurements
  • Responsible for deployment of Quality Policies, Processes and Procedures
  • Plan and conduct audits/assurance in line with the organisation’s audit plan/programme
  • Identify, investigate and contain non-conformances
  • Inspect/verify/validate a Product or Service against stated product requirements/acceptance criteria/service levels
  • Develop quality control/assurance plans for the product, service or project they are responsible for
  • Advise on and/or use tools and techniques to improve quality performance
  • Gather and analyse routine quality performance data and produce relevant reports
  • Guide and support others inside the Quality Function or in other functions to improve quality competence and quality performance
  • Support the development of new/changed products or services, through identifying/quantifying quality risks and contribute to the analysis and mitigation/prevention of these risks

Job Role:

The job is manufacturing based with a strong focus on supply into the automotive sector. There will be opportunities to have real working experience in all departments of a manufacturing company, from product development and sales to goods in, manufacturing itself, quality assessment and testing, as well as dispatch and supplier management. As a relatively product focused role, an appreciation for Chemistry or Engineering/Materials science would be highly beneficial.

As the role is based at our site in Wigan site preference will be given to someone that  lives locally to the area or easily able to commute.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good communicator, with the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team
  • A competent level of literacy and numeracy and IT skills
  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively with customers and colleagues
  • Experience of working within an Administration role
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage difficult situations
  • Scientific mind / background
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of confidentiality

Personal qualities

  • Be approachable
  • Be a reliable member of the team, working co-operatively and with flexibility
  • Be prepared to undertake professional development as required
  • Demonstrates a high level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to form warm relationships
  • Is smart in personal appearance
  • Demonstrates a consistent drive for results

Desired qualifications

  • GSCE, or equivalents, in math’s, English, ICT and science at grade C/4

Future prospects

Excellent prospects for the correct person who becomes qualified in quality management to become part of the Hylomar quality team in a growing and profitable business.

During this Apprenticeship you will undertake first class training/development of yourself, we provide 100% tailored programs to meet your needs. The opportunity to progress to an advanced apprenticeship may also be available. This employer is looking to develop an apprentice, with a view of offering a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

  • The role is also based at our office
  • Holidays 25 days/year

About the employer

Hylomar are a manufacturer of speciality polymer based sealants and adhesives which are supplied to many large industrial organisations on a global basis. 70% of the products manufactured are exported. Hylomar’s high profile customers include manufacturing companies in the automotive, aerospace, defence, electrical, marine and power generating industries.




Hylo House

Unit 7B

Cale Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mbkb Ltd


Nicki Bevan +447494596865

  • Level 4 - Quality Practitioner
  • Functional Skills if required 

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, topics covered include:

  • Quality Planning - planning a delivery system for reliable outputs, such as implementing Quality Management Plans or developing a Quality Management System
  • Quality Assurance - a process approach, providing confidence to stakeholders that Quality standards are maintained, from identifying goals and success factor to monitoring results including customer feedback
  • Quality Control - verifying a product or service is meeting agreed specifications, such as carrying out inspections to isolate customers from quality failures
  • Continuous Improvement - preventing recurrence of poor quality through analysis to address the root cause of poor quality and seeking to improve the benchmark quality of processes, products and services

Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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