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An excellent opportunity for an ambitious & self-motivated individual to gain a solid basis for a career in the exciting and varied field of Manufacturing Engineering, whilst gaining a Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative qualification & working with a friendly team with 50 years experience specialising in producing innovative design products.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The manufacturing industry offers an exciting and varied career, providing a broad spectrum of opportunities for people to work in a technically advanced and innovative environment.

This is a family owned, friendly business who, for the last 50 years have been involved in delivering top class, quality innovative products. Totally revolutionising one of the most taken for granted kitchen products, the kitchen tap, the team deliver on quality and engineering excellence, producing their get ahead products for a global market including commercial consumers, healthcare professionals and charities as well as a domestic client base.

This is an opportunity for a motivated and hardworking apprentice to join them and gain a really solid basis for a career in Manufacturing Engineering, learning under the guidance of an experienced production manager as well as receiving off the job training that will lead them to a Level 2 qualification in Lean Manufacturing.

The successful candidate will be involved in the assembly and testing of the company’s products, working to strict safety and quality procedures, and helping to achieve daily production requirements in terms of quality and quantity to meet customer expectations and needs, optimising efficiency and maintaining operational excellence.

Daily duties will include:

  • Ensuring the accurate and efficient assembly, testing, and packing of the company’s products.
  • Positioning, aligning and securing component parts during the assembly operations.
  • Securing the components in position using the specified fastening device/method.
  • Identifying and resolving potential assembly problems.
  • Working with a range of materials to produce various components and completed products.
  • Interpreting and following job instructions through to completion.
  • Helping to deliver to time schedules allocated for each assembly job.
  • Monitoring stock levels.
  • Checking components for accuracy and quality.
  • Caring for and maintaining the company’s tools and equipment.
  • Helping maintain a clean, safe, and tidy working environment.
  • Maintaining good communications and relationships throughout the company.
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Participating in the overall continuous improvement of the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Personal qualities

  • Able to work independently but as part of a small team.
  • A keen problem solver.
  • Ability to follow established rules and procedures.

Desired qualifications

  • Grade 3/D Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the opportunity to gain permanent employment.

Things to consider

  • Due to the location, own transport would be an advantage.

About the employer

Apprenticeships New Anglia is a shared apprenticeship scheme employing apprentices and placing them with host companies so that they can get the necessary experience to pass their apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to apply for a job in the area you have trained in.

We will give you the support to progress into employment, education, or further training towards the end of your apprenticeship.




3 Old Winery Business Park



NR10 4FE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by TRAC


Sue Appleby 01603737739

  • The successful apprentice will be working towards a Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Qualification.
  • The Training will be delivered by WS Training.

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2022