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Manufacturing Apprentice - Bag Machine Operator HH Plastics Ltd

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for H.H Plastics, based in Walsall. You will work in a busy factory manufacturing environment, dealing with all aspects of the manufacturing of flexible packaging.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 6.00am - 2.15pm and Friday 6.00am - 1.45pm with a half an hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001765002

  • Positions

    1 available

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for H.H Plastics, based in Walsall. Training will be given in all aspects of the manufacture of flexible packaging.

The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day to day manufacturing of flexible packaging and the organisation and smooth running of a team enviroment, to ensure all financial and business objectives are met.

Duties to include:

  • Manual handling
  • Lifting heavy goods
  • Clear understanding of both written and verbal instruction
  • High level of numeracy
  • Operation of bag machinery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Adherence to safe working procedures

Personal qualities

  • Time keeping
  • Conscientious member of the team
  • Consistent compliance with policy and procedure (in particular reference to Health and Safety)
  • Compliance with company values and relevant level of the competency framework
  • Positive approach to covering other roles within the department
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Desired qualifications

Grade A*-C/4 or above in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

There is a very strong possibility of a full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This is a factory environment; candidates must be responsible for wearing and keeping clean Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times. The post holder may be required to carry out other duties as requested by management; however, these will not be unreasonable and will be appropriate to the level of post. Apprentices would be working in a factory environment as a Bag Machine Operator.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Flexible packaging manufacturers of bags and film, plain and printed. Established nearly 40 years. Supplier of quality packaging to the highest specifications to British Standard.

Employer

HH Plastics Ltd

Address

12

Navigation Street

Walsall

WS2 9LT

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Training

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People

Contact

Samantha 01922 651100 ptprecruits@ptp-training.co.uk

  • NVQ Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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