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Working under the direction and guidance of the production manager, you will support the production of cooker hoods whilst working towards a Level 2 in Lean Manufacturing Operative. This will help you achieve the skills and experience to become fully operational.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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, 09:00 - 17:00, with a 30-minute lunch break and Friday, 09:00 - 13:30.

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Specific objectives will be agreed as part of your development and performance review.  Below is a summary of your main duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out relevant duties on planned work as requested to a high standard
  • To work in accordance with information, instruction and training given safely and efficiently
  • Complete timesheets and other relevant documentation to the satisfaction of your manager
  • Use only authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely
  • Work flexibly across the business
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues to ensure the effectiveness of the workload
  • Manufacturing activities on multiple products in relation to the creation and maintenance of cooker hoods with different specifications
  • Follow health and safety policy and procedures

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Team working, Ability to follow instructions, Supportive, Time management, Practical skills, Work on own initiative, Conscientious, Polite, A strong "can-do" attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

The training provider is Stockton Riverside College.

About the employer

Deco Manufacturing Ltd t/a Cooker Hoods UK is a specialised company that provides a range of cooker hoods including bespoke options. The designer cooker hoods that we provide use cutting edge technology as well as having an innovative operation technique.




Unit 2

Concorde Business Centre

Concorde Way

TS18 3SB

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Training provider



Anna Harper

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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