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Apprentice production technician HARDIFLON LIMITED

The role of apprentice production technician is a varied role that involves working to a high degree of accuracy. Full training will be given to the successful candidate who will have a strong work ethic and can work well independently or in a team. Excellent opportunities for career progression.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wage will be dependant on age and experience.

    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 to Thursday 8am - 5pm Friday 8am - 2pm. Candidates must be 18 or over to work 9 hour shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000077563

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In the production department the apprentice will be involved with:

  • Site working
  • Using various hand and power tools 
  • Using the computer system to update stock levels amongst other necessary IT tasks
  • Some basic electrical work

The job will also entail working in our production department which will include making a variety of high temperature conveyor belts and associated equipment. This will involve working in a small team and becoming skilled in a variety of hand tools as well as bespoke machinery and equipment. From time to time there will be involvement in site working.

A typical day in the production department will involve being given a production job sheet from which the learner will decide the resources, materials and tools required for the job.

The job will then be completed, a lot of the jobs will require two people working on them, before final inspection taking place.

The stock system will be updated with materials used and what is still left in stock.

Once the job has been completed to the required standard it will be packed and shipped.

The paperwork is then processed with the administration department before proceeding with your next task.

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

Full in-house training provided towards the successful completion of the Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard, which includes:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (Knowledge and Skills)
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 1 or 2 (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, further company specific training will be offered.

Opportunities and growth within the business are there to grasp for the correct candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Good work ethic, Reliable, Can do attitude, Interest in engineering, Hands on experience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Site work will occur from time to time and can be at unsociable hours.

About the employer

When you call Hardiflon, you can expect an informed response. For us it’s about the personal service. We want you to feel welcome and supported at all stages, and for many of our customers who return again and again this has been a deciding factor. We constantly train and develop our employees to achieve premium customer service, technical advice and product knowledge. Our management structure is fast tracked to avoid loss of communication. Our staff travel the world visiting our customers, to discuss wish lists, problems and requirements from shop floor, designers and senior managers. We believe sharing a problem is the easiest way to find a solution. The key to everything we do is understanding your business, offering the products you need, when you need them. Our 24/7 service means you will have the least down time on your production line and if you call us early enough we shall have you up and running again the same day. We believe in building long term relationships with our customers, built on mutual trust and understanding. You will have a personal service – with your very own dedicated Sales contact, backed up by a professional and knowledgeable team. We offer what you need for your industry. Our site capabilities and specialised equipment has helped hundreds of customers, and we are praised for our fast and reliable service.

Employer

HARDIFLON LIMITED

Address

UNIT 6

EVERDON PARK

HEARTLANDS BUSINESS PARK

NN11 8YJ

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Courtney Bishop

courtney.bishop@aston-training.co.uk

01604 230371

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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