Production Apprentice UNITED SPRINGS LTD

This is an Apprentice role. You will work with a small team within the Production Department to help in all aspects of creating parts and to help with the smooth running of the departments. Using a wide range of skills and techniques gained through college and onsite development. Use of various equipment, grinding wheels, lathes, and other equipment under supervision.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties to include:

  • Manual and automatic machine operation in the production of components
  • Use of various equipment, grinding wheels, lathes, and other equipment under supervision
  • To learn and gain knowledge and understanding of various plants and equipment in developing skills throughout the apprenticeship
  • Maintaining a good working environment and safe working conditions through good housekeeping standards, ensuring appropriate personal protective equipment is worn when required, encouraging a positive ‘safety culture' and aiming for zero accidents which can be monitored through accident statistics and health and safety inspections

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

  • Engineering Operative Level 2 Standard
  • Apprenticeship Training will take place both inside the workplace and outside at Rochdale Training, release days are to be discussed with the employer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Time keeping, Hard working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above) Essential

About the employer

Where performance is critical to your success, United Springs is the world leader. We excel in the design and manufacture of bespoke wireforms, pressings and coil springs. Our technology is state-of-the-art and the most modern in Europe. The capacity of our Group manufacturing facilities meets the needs of the high volume automotive market within which we are premier suppliers. We also specialise in low volume production via our hand coiling section and our dedicated prototyping department. United Springs has developed an enviable reputation for quality and service in each of the many sectors we supply, among those are: automotive, aerospace, motorsport, rail, power generation, off-highway, electronics, consumer goods, transport, flow control, nuclear power, packaging, leisure, defence, petro-chemical, oil and gas and, marine.







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Training provider



Nathan Finn

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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