Manufacturing Laboratory Apprentice LINCOLN ELECTRIC (U.K.) LIMITED

Lincoln Electric is global manufacturing company. We offer annual leave enhanced with service, personalised development programme, generous pension offering, career development opportunities. •To be trained in all aspects in the Laboratory function •Co-ordinate and continuously drive improvements in quality as the technical analyst of all associated processes

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance bonus will be available on completion of study modules

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm (flexibility around working hours will be considered)

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


•To be trained in all aspects in the Laboratory function
•Co-ordinate and continuously drive improvements in quality as the technical analyst of all associated processes
•Executing and monitoring programmes to achieve the corporate goals for quality performance and ensuring facility wide compliance with policies and regulations
•Assist QA EHS Manager in the utilisation of Lean tools to drive quality objectives and maintain IMS certification.

The training you will be getting

  • You will study to achieve the Quality Practioner Level 4 qualification in addition to skills and functional training and mentoring provided by an experienced team member

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This role may lead to a career within the Quality function of a global organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Following initial training period, flexibility may be required around working hours

About the employer

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric has 56 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 20 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries.




4-8 Firth Drive


S4 7UT


Helen Green

07771 677958

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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