Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice (GRE-0002-23) Apprenticeships New Anglia

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious & self-motivated individual to gain a solid basis for a career in the exciting and varied field of Manufacturing Engineering, whilst gaining a Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative qualification & working with a friendly team with 50 years experience specialising in producing innovative design products. You will be ensuring the accurate and efficient assembly, testing, and packing of the company’s products.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The manufacturing industry offers an exciting and varied career, providing a broad spectrum of opportunities for people to work in a technically advanced and innovative environment.

This apprenticeship placement is with a friendly, family owned business who, for the last 50 years have been involved in delivering top class, quality innovative products. Totally revolutionising one of the most taken for granted kitchen products, the kitchen tap, the team deliver on quality and engineering excellence, producing their get ahead products for a global market including commercial consumers, healthcare professionals and charities as well as a domestic client base.

This is an opportunity for a motivated and hardworking apprentice to join them and gain a really solid basis for a career in Manufacturing Engineering, learning under the guidance of an experienced production manager as well as receiving off the job training that will lead them to a Level 2 qualification in Lean Manufacturing.

The successful candidate will be involved in the assembly and testing of the company’s products, working to strict safety and quality procedures, and helping to achieve daily production requirements in terms of quality and quantity to meet customer expectations and needs, optimising efficiency and maintaining operational excellence.

Daily duties will include:

  • Ensuring the accurate and efficient assembly, testing, and packing of the company’s products.
  • Positioning, aligning and securing component parts during the assembly operations.
  • Securing the components in position using the specified fastening device/method.
  • Identifying and resolving potential assembly problems.
  • Working with a range of materials to produce various components and completed products.
  • Interpreting and following job instructions through to completion.
  • Helping to deliver to time schedules allocated for each assembly job.
  • Monitoring stock levels.
  • Checking components for accuracy and quality.
  • Caring for and maintaining the company’s tools and equipment.
  • Helping maintain a clean, safe, and tidy working environment.
  • Maintaining good communications and relationships throughout the company.
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Participating in the overall continuous improvement of the company.

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

Training will be provided y means of regular in the workplace and online sessions.

Successful completion of the appreticeship will result in ONE of the following Level 2 Lean Manufacturing qualifications:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills) 603/3589/0
  • ETCAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills) 603/5151/2
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills) 603/4344/8
  • OAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (Knowledge and Skills) Ofqual number: 603/6783/0
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills) 610/0180/6

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the opportunity to gain permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the location, own transport would be an advantage.

About the employer

Apprenticeships New Anglia is a shared apprenticeship scheme employing apprentices and placing them with host companies so that they can get the necessary experience to pass their apprenticeship.


Apprenticeships New Anglia


3 Old Winery Business Park



NR10 4FE


Sue Appleby


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Mar 2023