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Apprentice Production Operative D.K.L. TECHNICAL RUBBER PRODUCTS LTD

Working under the guidance of the production supervisor. You will work as part of a team or individually to produce orders in accordance with customer quality and specification and in a timely manner.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £202.02 to £399.00

    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 - Thursday, 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday, 8.00am - 2.00pm

    Total hours per week: 42.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Making rubber components for dairy industry, mobile phones, oil and gas industry.

You may also be required to carry out out some of the following:

  • House keeping 
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures 
  • Manufacturing rubber products, both moulded and engineering 
  • Preparing material 
  • Booking products in and out
  • Gasket cutting 
  • Joining/bonding products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills 
  • Adaptable
  • Punctual 
  • Reliable

Personal qualities

  • Hard working 
  • Self motivated 
  • Keen to learn 

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English 4/5 or equivalent 

Future prospects

  • Full time employment and potential to move up the ladder and promotion

Things to consider

  • Driving license required to travel to company

About the employer

We are a bespoke rubber manufacturing company with an ability to provide a large range of precision manufactured rubber products in all sizes and volumes.

DKL Rubber has been trading since 1988

The company was started to provide high specification rubber mouldings and has been successful in doing this for many years with high customer retention and an ever growing customer base.

DKL has been supplying into many different sectors from Liquid control to automotive as well as highly specified requirements for the over head power transmission sector and safety critical parts in aqua marine applications to name a few.

Our team have a vast knowledge of rubber from moulding and compound design through to gasket cutting and material selection. We hold a range of materials in stock for a quick turn-around as well as being able to source materials to then manufacture in to the required shape and size.

We also have a range of Tank Door Seals in stock and if we don’t have the size you require we can join extrusion to the required size eliminating the tooling cost.




Unit E19-2

Wem Industrial Estate, Soulton Road



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Training provider


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


Leighanne Omisore 07570952071

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • This apprenticeship will be delivered via virtual classroom sessions over a period of 12 months, including distance learning materials, as well as regular visits by your assessor, at the company site

'Off the Job Training' subjects include:

  • Health and Safety within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Communicating and Working effectively within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Relationships and Individual Rights and 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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