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Manufacturing Assembly Operative Apprentice GLENAIR UK LIMITED

We have an exciting opportunity for 3 new apprentices to join our Production Department to become Qualified Assembly Operatives. This new apprenticeship programme will provide the successful candidates with valuable knowledge and experience that could open opportunities to progress within the company.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• To assemble products in accordance with drawing requirements
• To become skilled and confident in core skills and additional skills, Operational Training standards (OTS) for the production and Inspection of products as required in your area
• To take ownership for the quality of the products being produced and to carry out on line inspection as specified
• To be prepared to undergo the appropriate training as identified by the company
• To contribute to the deadlines set by the Production Department, by undertaking tasks specified by the Cell Leaders or Cell Technicians.
• To adopt a flexible working approach to product procedures, techniques and areas of work
• To carry out other duties as required and participate as part of a team with high standards of work
• To attend relevant college courses as required to gain essential knowledge, experience and qualifications to fulfill this role
• To work in various departments around the business as required to gain both knowledge and experience
• To compile written and computer generated work and reports as required
• To undergo assessment of training as required

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

Full Level 2 Lean Manufacturing apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme includes the Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing. 

This programme is delivered in the place of work with no day release required.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model using workplace vists, observations, e-learning, assignments/projects.

This programme is delivered in the place of work and you will be assigned to a named training specialist who will work with you for the duration of your apprenticeship.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, the company are committed to providing further development opportunities within your role. A variety of training methods will be used to enhance and maintain your skills throughout your career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

About the employer

Glenair UK Ltd is based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and is a leading manufacturer of specialized electrical harnesses and connector systems used widely throughout the military, aerospace, telecommunications, marine and rail industries. Glenair invest in our apprenticeship programs to enable us to grow our very own talent inhouse.




40 Lower Oakham Way

Oakham Business Park


NG18 5BY

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Training provider




01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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