Production Technician Apprenticeship Merrythought Teddy Bear Makers
This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity for to join a supportive team that specialises in manufacturing high quality soft toys, particularly teddy bears. Merrythought is a globally-recognised British heritage brand that is famous for producing the classic English teddy bear, with product lines sold both in the UK and around the world.
Closing date: 19 Jun 2023
Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:30 Fridays 08:00-12:30 Total hours per week: 38.5 hours a week with 30 mins unpaid break Monday to Thursday.
Total hours per week: 36.5
Possible start date
03 Jul 2023
04 May 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The successful candidate will be ‘hands-on’ in helping across many stages of production - from cutting, to stuffing, assembly and adding the finishing touches! - providing an opportunity to learn and develop a range of skills.
Responsibilities will include:
· Machine Operations
The role would suit someone who is eager to develop their skills and contribute to the overall productivity of the team, and who possess the flexibility to tackle a variety of different tasks. Good interpersonal skills and a willing ‘can do’ attitude are essential.
This is a unique opportunity for a willing, committed person to grow and develop within this prestigious heritage company, in what is a highly supportive environment.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard
- Maths and English Functional Skills if required
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Upon completion of a successful apprenticeship a full-time post is likely to be available.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
Merrythought Teddy Bear Makers
CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COLLEGE
Lean manufacturing operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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