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Production Engineering Apprentice Lakeland Tankers Ltd

Fabricate section to create new build tanker manufacture Work on all aspects of production to create road worthy tankers Production of LPG, Rigid tankers, & semi-trailers. To proactively carry out manufacture and production works as and when required, supporting a continuous improvement process.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 – Friday 8am – 4.30pm. Morning Break and 1/2 hr lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Our client is looking to recruit an apprentice within their Production department to get to know how to manufacture tankers, trailers, and LPG vehicles from start to the finished product and learn how the full production process works.

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lean processes on shopfloor
  • General shopfloor duties
  • Operate machines
  • Use of hand tools
  • Fabrication and welding

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Methodical
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as using own initiative

Personal qualities

In order to be successful within this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  •  Willingness to learn and work
  • Demonstrate initiative / common sense
  • Good attitude to work
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willing to get stuck into the task at hand
  • Great coordination

Desired qualifications

  • Grade 4/C or above in maths & English or equivalent
  • However, if you do have a grade 3/D in English we will support with functional skills

Future prospects

This company is very committed to investing in its future. It firmly believes that Apprenticeships and growing from within the business is the right approach to sustain future growth. The company want to fully invest time and energy into successful candidates and therefore future prospects are very strong.

About the employer

Our client the UK’s largest supplier of petroleum and LPG (liquid petroleum gas) road tankers.

Having established a ‘blue chip’ customer base which includes all of the UK's major oil companies and several supermarket petrol retailers, my client produces around 300 road tankers per year As specialists in both Aluminium and Stainless Steel a highly skilled workforce with modern manufacturing techniques and the most advanced automated road tanker welding equipment in the UK, my client believes that its knowledge and experience in the manufacturer of road tankers is second to none.


Lakeland Tankers Ltd


Unit 1

Folkes Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lean Education And Development Limited


Rachel Jevons 07896 482558

You will complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering which is a 42-month programme where you will receive on the job training and will be required to attend LEMA Academy 1 day per week.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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