Apprentice Production Manager (35795) WEEDON CORRUGATED PRODUCTS LIMITED

An exciting role, you will collaborate closely with various teams, including production, sales, and logistics, to ensure smooth workflow and timely delivery of high-quality corrugated products.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,606.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214016

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production manager: Develop and maintain a comprehensive production plan for the corrugator department, considering factors such as customer orders, machine capacity, and material availability
  • Schedule Management: Create and manage the daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules, ensuring that production targets are met while minimizing downtime and maximizing machine efficiency
  • Resource Allocation: Coordinate with the production team to allocate resources, including manpower, raw materials, and equipment, to ensure smooth operations and minimize bottlenecks
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements within the corrugator department and implement appropriate measures to enhance productivity and reduce waste
  • Communication and Coordination: Maintain effective communication channels with various stakeholders, including production supervisors, sales team, and logistics, to ensure seamless coordination and timely resolution of any issues or concerns

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

  • New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take

The training you will be getting

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 team leader or supervisor qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Reliable, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

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

About the employer

One of the largest independent cardboard manufactures in the UK. Family run business where employee engagement plays a big role. A great opportunity for a apprentice who wants to progress within a medium sized company. Employs circa 210 people across its 2 sites in Manchester and West Midlands.

Employer

WEEDON CORRUGATED PRODUCTS LIMITED

Address

Arrow Trading Estate, Corporation Road

Audenshaw

Manchester

M34 5LR

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Training

Training provider

THE GROWTH COMPANY LIMITED

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

Team leader or supervisor

Level 3 (A level)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Mar 2024