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Science Manufacturing Process Operative Apprentice EXQUISITE LUXURY LTD

Exquisite Luxury are seeking a hardworking Science Manufacturing Process Operative Apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will gain a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Science Manufacturing Process Operations.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    09:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Work safely in the production facility to assist with the manufacture of bespoke cosmetics products
  • Have a sound knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Adhere to the quality management system and procedures
  • Use improvement techniques  / lean activities where applicable


  • Carry out daily tasks to authorised work instructions
  • Adhere to health, safety and environment guidance, report any issues via the appropriate system
  • Work to and meet the requirements of standard operating procedures
  • Prepare cosmetic raw materials and operate equipment used in the manufacturing process
  • Monitor the basic cosmetic manufacturing process
  • Clean up any spillages immediately
  • Complete check sheets where required
  • Maintain a production logbook
  • Complete process records and paperwork to a high standard
  • Report any issues regarding the production process, equipment problems and product issues to the supervision

Raw Materials

  • Transfer raw materials from stock ready for production
  • Follow stock inventory controls and maintain accuracy of stock


  • Wear the appropriate PPE / work wear e.g. lab coat, hair net, disposable gloves
  • Prepare the raw materials, equipment and packaging ready for the manufacturing operation
  • Select the correct equipment to achieve the manufacture and packaging of cosmetic products
  • Check the equipment and materials for suitability and hygiene
  • Check that the equipment has no faults or defects
  • Set up and prepare equipment and machinery ready for production, including heating & mixing equipment, weighing
  • Start up/shut down basic cosmetic manufacturing equipment & machinery
  • Production operations
  • Load raw cosmetic materials and products into heating vessels/ boilers / containers
  • Prepare large volumes of cosmetics solutions and transfer full and empty containers to agreed schedule
  • Undertake hand based process -  transferring products, filling moulds/ containers, packaging and labelling


  • Keep working area clean and tidy
  • Clean equipment, utensils and work surfaces  after use
  • Sanitise according where specified
  • Only use cleaning products provided by the company, specific to the manufacturing process /specification / customer requirement
  • Remove residual and waste materials into suitable storage
  • Follow waste management procedures for disposal of waste
  • Return removable utensils and components to the correct storage location
  • Finishing products
  • Use hand based packaging techniques safely and effectively
  • Manually package and label finished products
  • Undertake final quality check
  • Transfer packaged products ready for despatch using trolley / pallet carrier

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

  • Day Release at Middlesbrough College
  • On the job training
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Science Manufacturing Process Operative

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade E/3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Cosmetic Manufacturer




Exquisite Luxury Ltd

Unit 8

South Bank Way

TS14 7FJ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Science manufacturing process operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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