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Machine Adjuster Apprentice ENCORE ENVELOPES LIMITED

We are looking for a hardworking and reliable candidate to work within our busy converting machine plant. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment. You will be running bespoke envelopes machines to capacity and adjusting and setting the machines to reflect changes in envelope specifications.

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual Quality Bonus

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm (1-hour unpaid lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Running bespoke envelopes machines to capacity
  • Achieving the required machine speeds whilst maintaining quality of product
  • Adjusting and setting the machines to reflect changes in envelope specifications
  • Maintaining all equipment to the required standard and reporting to the supervisor/manager any equipment requiring attention
  • Maintaining the machine and associated areas in a clean and tidy state at all times
  • Adhering to all Health and Safety Standards

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

You will work towards the Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard at Gateshead College to gain a Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position, potentially leading to permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Punctual, Reliable, Flexible, Organised, Time management


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

Things to consider

21 days annual leave, and public/bank holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Healthcare Scheme

About the employer

Operating one of the most modern factories in Europe, The Encore Group is a leading one-stop-shop supplier of print and packaging solutions. Founded in 1984, The Encore Group has been expanding ever since. Our company is now the UK's largest independently owned envelope and packaging manufacturer. Our success and expansion is down to our three pillars of quality, service, and integrity.




Wessyngton House Industrial Road



NE37 2SA

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Training provider



Scott Brown

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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