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Die Cutting Operator Apprentice SIMPLY CARTONS LIMITED

Simply Cartons are looking to add a Die cutting machinist apprentice to their team. They are looking to bring in new members of the team to learn the skills and role to take the business forward with career longevity in mind.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,004.32 to £17,784.00

    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 7.5 hours and Friday 6 hours - shift patterns to be confirmed. Depending on the age of the apprentice shifts may be altered to meet legal requirements.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081943

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Setting up and running Bobst and other die cutting machines
  • Set up feeders
  • Set up delivery. Configuring equipment, loading board, and operating machine and optimising machine capability
  • Carry out reconciliation of quantity required, and quantity produced, ensuring the right number of sheets are effectively cut and creased within the specified deadline
  • Inspect and pass work that is cut and creased, following procedures, and ensuing those cartons meet required specifications
  • Meet production targets and complete any relevant paperwork
  • Following Health and Safety procedures

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

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 apprenticeship standard, including Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing qualification and Functional Skills if required.

This is a work-based programme which means that all your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. We host supporting workshops regularly throughout the apprenticeship which you can attend virtually via Microsoft Teams.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. 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?

Full-time position will be offered on successful completion of the apprenticeship and career progression on longevity within the business is an expected motivation for the successful apprentice.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Diligent worker

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Based here in Nottingham, we’re a friendly bunch that thrive on our next challenge. Whether this be new project development or cost rationalisation, there will be an optimum solution and we promise to find it for you. Working with a variety of both start-ups as well as FMCG brands, we tailor make our approach to your project; dependent entirely on what it is that you would like to achieve. There is no ‘one size fits all’ process here and our dedicated account managers will guide you through.

Employer

SIMPLY CARTONS LIMITED

Address

Perry Road Nottingham

NG5 1GQ

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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