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Production Management Apprenticeship (Degree) FIBRELINE LIMITED

Fibreline Ltd are a manufacturing company, employing over 200 people, supplying the furniture industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our degree apprenticeship scheme and experience all aspects of a manufacturing business in the real world, whilst gaining a degree qualification at the same time.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,500.00

    Pay will be reviewed as part of your quarterly progress review process

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Times to be confirmed. During your training you will be required to work on shifts in line with production requirements.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    yesterday

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000126395

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In addition to day release to attend university for external training the successful candidates will go through a structured training plan within the business. The apprentice will experience all aspects of the design, development, sales and manufacturing process.

In these departments you will receive training on how they work and will actually be a fully contributing member of the team.

This will require the candidate to work on various shift patterns over the 3 years.

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

External Training:

Leeds Trinity: 3 days every 6 weeks over 3 years.

Internal Training:

You will rotate around the business to receive training and work experience in various departments covering:

  • Product Design and Development
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Product knowledge
  • Production Management and Control
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Use of automation and robotics
  • Health and Safety
  • Risk Assessments
  • Use of Safe Systems of Work
  • Employee training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Chartered Managers Degree qualification it is anticipated that the candidate will join our Production Management Team as a department or shift manager (salary circa £30,000 pa). With the responsibility for that department / shift and reporting directly to the Production Manager. You will then have responsibility for ensuring your department achieves agreed performance targets, training and health and safety of the employees under your management control.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Must include Maths OR A Science OR Business (Grade C) Essential
Other Total UCAS Points Required (Grade 105 Points) Essential

About the employer

A leading manufacturer of upholstery fillings to the UK furniture market. Recognised as an innovator in product design and development within the furniture industry. Privately owned, Fibreline has invested consistently in both its products, its processes and its people. The company was an early adopter of the Degree Apprenticeship Scheme and this will be the fourth cohort to join the scheme. We are looking for the management team of the future to take the business forward over the years ahead.

Employer

FIBRELINE LIMITED

Address

Victoria Park Mills

Hardings Road

Keighley

BD21 3ND

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Training

Training provider

LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered manager (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


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