Apprentice Production Operative FUCHS LUBRICANTS (UK) PLC

During the training programme, employees will be trained and gain experience in the setup and operation of all machinery and involvement in product changeovers production packaging. You will be operating filling machines, counterbalance forklift trucks and many more different types of machinery/equipment.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 8.00am - 4.00pm. Friday: 8.00am - 3.00pm (Exact shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247062

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

During the training programme, employees will be trained and gain experience in the set up and operation of all machinery. Once trained the role will involve:

  • Operation of filling machines
  • Operating container washing equipment
  • Operating counterbalance forklift trucks
  • Operating floor cleaning equipment
  • Use of SAP system
  • Involvement in CI and 5S initiatives

The training you will be getting

  • Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Standard - Level 2
  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • During the training programme, employees will be trained and gain experience in the setup and operation of all machinery and involvement in product changeovers production packaging

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The successful candidate will become a Production Operative working within our manufacturing plant 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

FUCHS is the world’s largest independent supplier of innovative lubrication solutions, covering almost every industry and application. Our products and solutions keep the world moving even though they are not always visible. What matters is that each of our over 6,000 employees in over 50 countries is visible – their entrepreneurial spirit, ideas, and skills are the foundation of our global business. Come be seen at FUCHS by joining us as Apprentice Production Operative.

Employer

FUCHS LUBRICANTS (UK) PLC

Address

New Century Street

Hanley

Stoke On Trent

ST1 5HU

Contact

Molly-May Cooper

molly.cooper@fuchs.com

01782 203 742

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Training

Training provider

P.T.P. TRAINING 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

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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