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Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice A1 WINDOWS (GATESHEAD) LTD

The Manufacturing Apprentice will work as part of a manufacturing team to deliver quality products to meet the manufacturing standards and requirements.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To become proficient in using machinery to fabricate UPVC products (windows and doors)
  • Handling deliveries
  • Safe handling of glass units and organising storage
  • Working as part of a team to meet deadlines
  • Keeping factory clean and tidy at all times

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

  • You will work towards the Level 2 Apprenticeship standard in Lean Manufacturing Operative at Gateshead College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Keen to learn, Proactive, Adaptable, Good manual dexterity, Accurate, Personable, Friendly, Ability to prioritise


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

About the employer

We manufacture and install UPVC windows, doors, conservatories, orangeries, porches, patios and bi-folding doors. We also carry out general building work and install all roofline products.







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Training provider



Lucy Pollock

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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