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Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Crown Doors And Shutters Limited

Crown Doors And Shutters Limited are looking for an Apprentice to join their team. You will work towards a Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 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 - Thursday, 07:30 - 16:30 and Friday, 07:00 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Report any discrepancies, damages or picking mistakes
  • Communicate and cooperate with your co-workers and supervisors
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Make deliveries if required
  • Work overtime if required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication to learning and study 
  • A strong interest in how things work
  • A desire to work hard and be challenged - every day

Desired qualifications

5 x GCSEs or equivalent at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English Language and a science.

Future prospects

At the end of the apprenticeship Crown would hope to provide but cannot guarantee an ongoing position.

Things to consider

Applicants will be required to undertake an initial aptitude assessment.

About the employer

Crown Doors and Shutters Ltd was formed in 2007 by the present Directors, employing twenty five people, and based in a 6500 sq ft. factory, manufacturing high quality aluminium systems and steel security and fire products.

Crown offer a full and diverse range of aluminium windows, curtain walling, and doors shop fronts, security shutters, steel doors, fire screens, windows and doors. Due to its now extended capabilities Crown are strong in most sectors due to their ability to offer turn key products to a varied client base, and through the efforts of a strong and committed team offer a full back up and technical service. Geographically Crown current client base covers the whole of the UK including Ireland at the present time contracts vary from £1000 up to £750,000.

In all industries and particularly in ours the quality of our design capability gives the quality of service we feel all our clients require and deserve.

So at the present time we employ two full time draughtsmen with a varied knowledge and experience base, these attributes in conjunction with the latest CAD systems are a formidable combination.

Training is as always a key factor in any company’s development and as we have outlined earlier we have a dedicated approach to us training in all its many guises as a key factor to advance the company.

As a company we always have our eye on the market place. At Crown we have always encouraged team work from all its staff and this generates a family environment and staff commitment to the Company, Directors and each other.

All the contracts and the corresponding manufacturing processes are monitored on a daily basis, all aspects of production, quality, etc. are discussed in the daily production meetings, this allows for any problems to be remedied immediately. All contractual aspects including installation, design and health and safety, delivery are reviewed twice weekly again allowing for action if required. Actual site where installation is taking place are visited regularly by the assigned contract manager, and directors thus ensuring clients’ interests are at all times being catered for.


Crown Doors And Shutters Limited


Unit 24


NE37 3JD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd


Nathan Lyle 0191-416-2860

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (Knowledge & Skills)

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply online at

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Jun 2022