Quality & Inspection Apprenticeship (Manufacturing) EATON PRODUCTION INTERNATIONAL GMBH

Eaton Production International have what you need to turn your passion into a successful career. You will check components for damage and that they are in a usable condition, correctly position, align and secure the components and secure the components in position using the specified fastening device/method.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Eaton Productional International have a lifelong career on offer in their quality function and manufacturing operations team.

This plant manufactures high quality electrical rotary switches and switch-disconnectors for the global industrial market sector, with in-house capability for injection moulding, metal stamping and manual/automated assembly & testing techniques.

Working for Eaton will provide excellent learning and development opportunities as well as the necessary support to achieve a career within the quality profession and beyond.

The individual will be expected to join the Central Quality Team, whilst working closely with the wider quality function and manufacturing operations teams. 

They will acquire fundamental lean manufacturing process knowledge, coupled with extensive quality competencies.

Expectations of the role:

  • Check components for damage and that they are in a usable condition
  • Correctly position, align and secure the components
  • Secure the components in position using the specified fastening device/method
  • To gain knowledge and associated experience by a mixture of academic engineering day-release study, plus vocational experience gained in the workplace
  • To learn about the businesses quality processes and use these skills on day to day products
  • To achieve a Level 2 diploma in Lean Manufacturing Operations, potentially followed by suitable further qualifications
  • To demonstrate the right aptitude, initiative, communication skills and a proactive can-do attitude

If you are hard-working, conscientious and aspire to achieve a career within the Quality Profession in a high-tech manufacturing environment, this is the role for you.

This position is due to commence in September 2023.

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

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in maths and English (If required)
  • Weekly Day Release at North Notts College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to industry specialist qualifications – further and higher skill development. A lifelong career in the industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Understanding of manufacturing, Enjoy a challenge, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent Math's and English (Grade A* - C (4-9)) Desired

Things to consider

This is a successful business that has a very busy workload. They are looking for someone who can listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued member of the team.

About the employer

At Eaton, they’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Eaton are a global business with a proven track record of supporting Apprentices and ensuring they achieve their potential. This available position will allow the right individual the chance to gain a lifelong career in a well-established and highly supportive business.




Dukeries Industrial Estate

Claylands Avenue


S81 7DJ

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Training provider



Lorraine Savage



Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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