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Production Manufacturing Apprenticeship SBS Trailers Ltd

A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be expected to carry out their work safely and meet the exacting quality standards demanded in a fast paced and efficient processing environment and develop into a multi-skilled operator through process ownership.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 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

    Mon-Fri, 08:30-17:00 (30min unpaid lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Answering telephone / email enquiries as well as customer interaction in our Shop
  • Identifying correct parts for replacement (often using a chassis number for an exact match)
  • Using order forms / dealer PO forms to raise invoice(s) and take payments (also raise credit notes and refunds when required)
  • Picking/packing of customer ordered items
  • Liaising with couriers to ensure a swift collection/delivery from time of order to arrival with customer
  • Often required to help with manufacturing for items we take orders for
  • General upkeep / tidiness of department / workspace
  • Other ad-hoc responsibilities may be required

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
  • Training will be provided by City of Wolverhampton College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position available on completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade C/4)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade (Grade C/4)) Desired

About the employer

SBS Trailers are the premier boat trailer manufacturer in the UK established over 60 years.


SBS Trailers Ltd






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Training provider



Kiran Chohan

07917 063 503

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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