Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice E E GLASS LTD

EE Glass Ltd, have an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join their experienced team, gaining a Level 2 apprenticeship in Lean Manufacturing Operative. The successful candidate will be mentored by an experienced team who will support individuals to become fully skilled & qualified in this industry. Duties include being familiarity with the production process from start to finish.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    monthly pay

    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 , 06:00am – 14:15pm, inclusive of a first 15 min break & a second 30 min break included.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    30 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On a day-to-day basis as a Lean Manufacturing Operative apprentice, you will be carrying out your work safely & meeting the high-quality standards set in a fast paced & well organised environment. Your duties will vary and include the following:

  • Glass Handling
  • Glass Cutting
  • General Glass Processing
  • Bespoke glass processes including, Painting, Sandblasting & Lamination
  • IGU Manufacture
  • Machine operation
  • Health & Safety

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

The apprenticeship consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Lean Manufacturing Operative
  • L2 NVQ Diploma in Manufacturing
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 1/2) where applicable
  • All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme
  • You will achieve a qualification in Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progressing into higher level jobs within the company, increase in wage depending on performance. Chance to progress into further qualification such as Fabrication, Site spraying, and Supervising. All performance based

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Good practical skills, Safety Conscious, Able to measure & make sums, Work from engineering drawings, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - C / 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

This pathway, like many glass/glazing jobs, requires manual skills, handling heavy equipment, and spending long periods standing; so physical fitness is important.

About the employer

Established in 1995, EE Glass is a leading manufacturer of Energy Efficient, insulated glass products, based in Portsmouth. As an independent, family-owned business, we are committed to delivering the highest levels of product quality and service to our customers. We serve the South coast of England from Dorset to East Sussex. Our business is to help you grow your business – building a brighter future for all!








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Training provider



Lucy Thorpe


02392 629305

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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