Apprentice Lean Manufacturing Operative A S H PLASTICS (WOLVERHAMPTON) LTD

Established in 1982, ASH are currently looking for a Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice to join their Plastic Fabrication team. Duties will include carrying out manufacturing tasks, training to use a variety of materials and chemicals, assessing quality, and more.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08.00 - 17.00, Friday, 08.00 - 13.30.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will:

  • Gain knowledge of a variety of plastic materials, including Acrylic, Polycarbonate, PETG and HIPS
  • Undertake training which will include solvent gluing, UV Gluing, heat bending, drilling, diamond polishing and assembly
  • Training will include reading technical drawings
  • General housekeeping and maintaining of Health and Safety
  • Any other duties associated with the job role

The training you will be getting

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 qualification
  • Level 2 Functional skills if needed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be a full-time position available for the right candidate on completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Initiative, Organisation skills


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

About the employer

Based in the heart of the Midlands we pride ourselves on our craftsmanship and expertise within the point of sale industry. Developing innovative products from design through to in-store delivery. All our SolidWorks designs are engineered to optimise the manufacturing process, taking advantage of a wide range of skills & resources, ultimately reducing costs and achieving the quality you expect from ASH.








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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

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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