Operator Clean Room - Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship BROOKHOUSE AEROSPACE HOLDINGS LIMITED

The post-holder must have the ability to work within a team as well as individually to meet manufacturing/ operational objectives set by the Value Stream Team Leader/Value Stream Manager.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Working 4 day week (off every Friday) from 7:15am until 5:00pm

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between the hours of 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Frequent communication (several times throughout each day) with the cleanroom team to understand clear production plans so that objectives can be met
  • Maintain compliance to all master processes and associated documents therefore ensuring industry standards are upheld in the production of components, this will involve the usage of batch Cards, Work Instruction Sheet (WIS) and so forth
  • Undertaking tasks delegated by the Value Stream Leader/Value Stream Manger and/or Senior Management
  • Ensuring their performance within the team remains a high standard
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety standards
  • To adhere to procedures which include Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People (SQCDP)
  • Regular upkeep of records (ensuring the batch card disciplines are maintained to ensure organisational and industry standards are upheld therefore traceability remains explicitly clear)
  • Undertaking training and development (Lean 101 Training, Graded Operator training, Code of Conduct and continuous professional development in accordance to any shortfalls within training matrices)
  • Maintain a clear understanding of consumable singular materials and their use in accordance with specific projects
  • Tool preparation in accordance with work instruction sheets
  • Application techniques of bagging and associated materials
  • Manual lay up of carbon and glassed fibre pre pre-impregnated materials into mould tooling
  • To contribute and undertake 6S improvements
  • To support cost reduction initiatives by introducing new ideas or removing waste and non-value added time or operations to increase profitability whilst maintaining compliance

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training to be completed on Burnley College campus 
  • Training to be completed via block release 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Working full time within Brookhouse Aerospace 
  • Continuing to develop your skillbase and upskill onto more complex apprenticeships 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Brookhouse Aerospace operates a world class civil and Defence aerospace manufacturing facility which includes Composites, metallics, assembly and treatments facility specialising in total Aero Structures Solutions.




India Mill Business Centre

India Mill



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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

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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