Apprentice Manufacturing Operative TYNESIDE SAFETY GLASS COMPANY LIMITED

Due to a period of continued expansion, Tyneside Safety Glass has an exciting opportunity for two apprentices to join the business in the role of production operator. Working at the company’s Team Valley branch you’ll be working in both a fast-paced and customer-focused environment ensuring customer satisfaction is your primary driver.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7.90 per hour rising to £8.46 per hour after 6 months should work meet the expected requirements.

  • Working week

    The typical working week will see apprentices initially work a day shift rotation of 38.5 hours per week with the potential of moving to work other shift patterns i.e.: 48 hours 4 x 12 hours shifts 6am – 6pm (Monday – Thursday) (Breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Working with state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to a competent level in your work area
  • Complete relevant paperwork throughout the shift
  • Communicating with members of the production team on a daily basis
  • Achieve daily targets and report anomalies
  • Ensure college work and projects are kept up to date
  • Adhere to all health and safety procedures
  • Carry out good housekeeping
  • Carry out new and additional tasks when required

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

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training will take place in the workplace with no requirement to attend college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, there are opportunities for progression in all areas of the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4-9 (A*-C) or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to travel to the employer premises for a 6am start. Please consider travel arrangements prior to applying for this role.

About the employer

Tyneside Safety Glass has been established for over 75 years and are one of the UK’s leading privately owned glass processing companies. They supply specialist toughened and laminated glass products to markets throughout the world.




Kingsway North

Team Valley Trading Estate


NE11 0JX

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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