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In the role you will be making plaster moulds using resin and rubber cases for use in the clay manufacturing processes. This is a great chance to join a supportive and committed employer. You will produce plaster moulds at the correct plaster to water ratio and ensure all moulds are stamped with the appropriate identification mark.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting rate £7.50 p/h 3 months £8.25 6 months £9.00 9 months £9.75 12 months £10.50 (Subject to satisfactory level of training)

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 7am - 3pm and Friday, 7am - 2:00pm. On occasion you may be requested to work a reasonable amount of overtime outside of these hours.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To produce plaster moulds at the correct plaster to water ratio
  • To ensure all moulds are stamped with the appropriate identification mark
  • To ensure moulds meet the correct quality standard
  • To report any machine problems or case problems
  • To ensure specified running’s are achieved daily and to record mould loss 
  • To comply with all Health and Safety Regulations and Company policies and to ensure at all times that the work area is clean, tidy and safe

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time employment after the apprenticeship. Opportunities to progress to team leader roles or move to other departments if needed. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Steelite International is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of award winning tabletop and buffet solutions for the hospitality industry. Listening to our customers has allowed us to offer innovative solutions in china, metal, glass, wood and melamine. Servicing over 140 countries, we are committed to offering the best in functionality and design, while minimizing the effect on our environment.




Steelite International

Orme Street

Stoke on Trent


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Training provider



Ean Faragher

01782 572777

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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