Production Operative Level 2 Apprentice PTFEFLEX LIMITED

PTFEFLEX are looking for a production operative to join our team, to assist and improve our PTFE hose production lines and warehouse facility. You will perform various daily tasks, including operating and maintaining the production and testing machinery used in hose assembly / bulk hose distribution.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm (30 minutes lunchbreak) Out of hours & weekend overtime - Optional.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Follow the company’s Health & Safety and Quality guidelines
• Organisational and time management skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Operate hose assembly production equipment
• Receive and store products and materials - manually or with forklift trucks
• Meet the deadlines of individual production tasks during shift
• Check stock levels and report deficiencies in products or raw materials
• Ensure packaging and shipping procedures are timely
• Keep the worksite clean to avoid hazards

• Competitive salary linked to experience
• On-site parking
• 20 days annual Holidays + UK Bank Holidays
• Annual Birthday ‘Day off’
• Saturday overtime – Optional
• Company Pension

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

  • The sucessful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 in Engineering
  • Diploma in engineering operations Level 2
  • Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations Level 2
  • Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that apprentices achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To be discussed on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, strong work ethic, high attention to detail


GCSE or equivalent Math's and English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Desired

About the employer

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, PTFEFLEX are leading specialists in all aspects of PTFE (PolyTetraFluroEthylene = Teflon) hose, hose assemblies and associated products. Combining over 40 years’ experience and a well-equipped production facility, our team continuously manufacture and supply the highest standard of PTFE hoses and assemblies both around the UK and worldwide, to meet the specific needs of our customers. Specialists in the sector, we are fully equipped to handle all aspects of PTFE assembly including production, right through to testing, certification, and traceability, which is of paramount importance in this market. Working with some of the world’s major Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Semi-conductor & Industrial manufacturing companies, our qualified and passionate team strive to provide the highest quality product and service for the most bespoke of projects








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Training provider



Shannon Ingham

07815 650 743

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2023