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Lean Manufacturing Apprentice ISOCOM LIMITED

Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice required to work in the space, aerospace industry. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

During your time at Isocom as a Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice you can expect to work within the engineering and production areas.

Your main duties include:

  • Work alongside the Technical Manager to gain experience and knowledge of electronic equipment and projects
  • Working with our Design Engineers to build and test prototypes of new products
  • Supporting the preparation of component test programmes
  • Maintaining and supporting the production machinery, jigs and tooling
  • Participate in component assembling in clean room as required
  • Participate in internal projects
  • Ensure quality, housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained, and at AS9100 quality standards for aerospace and space applications at all times
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with the Company’s H&S policy
  • Use all PPE as instructed
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times
  • Report any serious malfunctions or risks to Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some technical knowledge and understanding of electronics
  • Ability to read technical drawings and follow technical instructions
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Ability to fully document work for quality control purposes

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in electronics
  • Good dexterity and eye to hand co-ordination
  • Experience of working with micro sized objects such as computer circuits, model making, sewing/embroidery or similar style hobbies
  • Enthusiastic with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Punctual and reliable with excellent timekeeping skills
  • Adaptable

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum GCSE’s 9-3, A*-D or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Potential for full time employment 

Things to consider

  • Employee’s will be expected to work within a Clean Room facility wearing PPE at all times
  • Employee’s will be required to use microscopic equipment to manufacture the products

About the employer

Manufacturer of electronic and optoelectronic components for space and aerospace applications.





Fern Court, Bracken Hill Business Park



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Sunderland College

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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