Apprentice Hose Assembly Technician MEOX Limited

Offering full training from no knowledge to full skills to be able to make hose assemblies, read job cards and hose drawings. Career development available from apprentice to fully skilled technician and even to team leader level. We are growing a company that have lots of good career opportunities throughout the business due to our growth.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

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 7.30am until 5pm depending on age. Every third Saturday morning 8.30am until 12 noon.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To operate the ferrule laser engraving machine to engrave ferrules prior to them being used to assemble hoses
  • To help produce hoses by pushing fittings into ferrules and adding caps to fittings to ensure cleanliness is always achieved
  • To operate machinery such as swaging machines and hose cutters after training
  • To support the kitting of hoses into hose kits ready for dispatch to customers
  • To carry out respective quality checks as per the company’s policy
  • To ensure that work areas are always kept clean, tidy and hazard free
  • To actively contribute to the overall team activities and promote good working practices
  • To log errors and offcuts as required
  • To report all job card amendments to team leader to improve efficienc.
  • To report near misses, accidents and incidents as required
  • Adhere to company quality, health and safety policies
  • Responsible for helping the business to identify opportunities for improvement as part of our business management and quality strategy. Also, to flag up any risks to our QMS from the operations you carry out
  • Be involved with and support any audits within your department and comply with all internal/external audit resource and certification bodies
  • Formal and in-house training will be provided

The training you will be getting

  • Lean manufacturing operative level 2 qualification
  • Functional skills level 2 maths and English to be taken if an equivalent grade has not been achieved
  • BFPA training course in hose assembly

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Onto full hose assembly technician and potentially then to become a team leader

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Practical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2/C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2/C/4) Desired

About the employer

Fluid power products company including producing hose kits for OEM across the UK plus Onsite hose repair company across the UK.


MEOX Limited


Unit 5 & 6

Farthing Road Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


The Apprenticeship Team

01284 788005

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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