Rotate across Assemble to Order (ATO) Production departments dealing with a wide range of tasks specific to each area and provide support where necessary. Apply knowledge across functional area to satisfy Customer requirements with a clear focus on Safety, Quality and Cost.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:30 with 30 minute lunch break and Friday, 08:00 - 13:00 with no lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Dimensions of the Job / Key Performance Indicators:

  • Assemble products using Standard Operating Procedures
  • Move and store material as required
  • Responsible for personal safety and safety of co-workers, contractors, and visitor
  • Complies with the Health & Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and any other Acts and Regulations which may be equally relevant
  • Take a proactive approach towards Safety
  • Undertake a range of tasks suited to the level of training and development
  • To support colleagues in the assigned department by working both as a team member and/or as an individual depending upon the work being undertaken
  • To attend college and complete work on time and to a high standard
  • To attend and fully participate in regular training and development reviews with line
  • Comply with Company rules, regulations, working practices and all relevant provisions of any collective agreement at all times.
  • To carry out activities in a safe and diligent manner
  • Manage time effectively; prioritise work according to requirements and timescales
  • Comply with any reasonable management request within the bounds of the terms and conditions of employment
  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Contribute to the development of a Lean Organisation and actively participate in Continuous Improvement
  • Support adherence too, and development of, the Grundfos Production system


  • Respect all company safety policies and procedures
  • Report of near misses /accidents in a timely manner to the Supervisor or Safety Coordinator and share in DAM (Daily Action Meeting)
  • Maintain 5S in the area

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

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

All training to take place at the employer's premises:

  • 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?

  • Join us in solving the world's water and climate challenges while making a career in a global organisation
  • Discover new opportunities by searching all our open positions and read more about how we pioneer change together

  • Possibility of full time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Any Other Subject (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Grundfos Manufacturing Ltd are a UK leader in the supply of pumps and pump systems for domestic, commercial building services and process industry applications. In addition, Grundfos is a major supplier to the water supply and treatment industries and provider of packaged fire sets. Grundfos are part of the Grundfos Group that employ over 19,000 in 83 companies worldwide.




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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