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Production Assistant Apprentice Counterplas Limited

As a Production assistant, your duties will include the following: - Planning production capacity - Production scheduling - Procurement of materials - Environmental and ISO - Project Management activities - Supporting accounts

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 = 8am - 4.30pm Friday = 8am - 2.30pm Overtime is required from the age of 18.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001830798

  • Positions

    1 available

As a Production assistant, your duties will include the following:

 

  • Planning production capacity
  • Production scheduling
  • Procurement of materials
  • Environmental and ISO
  • Project Management activities
  • Supporting accounts

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good level of maths and English, preferably a driver

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach.
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be enthusiastic about the engineering industry

 

Desired qualifications

You must have grade 4 or above (grade A-C) GCSE's or equivalent.

Future prospects

The company will support you all the way through your apprenticeship and potentially further should you wish to continue to gain Engineering qualifications

Things to consider

Incremental wage reviews are possible on regular intervals to incentivise the right working behaviours and aptitude of the role throughout your apprenticeship


About the employer

Counterplas is a leading technical plastic injection moulder operating within the UK, and has over many years built a reputation for innovation and excellence. Counterplas have the manufacturing and design expertise and have a large selection of modern, energy efficient machines that range from 40 tonne to 550 tonne. They manufacture many different products and have a very diverse customer base and in more recent years have become plastic manufacturers for a number of UK based blue chip clients.

Employer

Counterplas Limited

Address

Landywood Lane

Walsall

WS6 7AL

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Training

Training provider

LEAN EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

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

Contact

sarah Johnson 07970 894852 sarahjohnson@leadltd.co.uk

You will be required to attend LEMA Academy for 1 day a week and block weeks for the first 15 months and then 1 day for the remainder of the programme. During this time, you will complete your Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering on a Tech Support Pathway.

Functional skills if required.

 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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