Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship DJ ASSEMBLY LIMITED

DJ are leading Electronic Manufacturing Partners based in York, UK. Working with a huge range of organisations from dynamic local partners to global tech companies, military contractors, and academic institutions, you could be part of our expanding team.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    22 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays Your birthday off Christmas closure Healthcare scheme enrolment (after successful probationary period) Free parking on site

    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

    Standard hours are: Monday-Thursday 7.30am-4.30pm Friday 7.30am-12.45pm

    Total hours per week: 37.75

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will experience all aspects of manufacturing, gaining experience in departments such as

  • Stores
  • Surface Mount
  • Conventional Assembly
  • Test and Inspection
  • Electromechanical Assembly
  • Learn about manufacturing processes
  • Programming of equipment
  • Problem solving
  • Production engineering

They will be supported by a mentor who will help in developing skills and follow the training plan.

For the right person there is the opportunity to progress to a permanent role within DJ Assembly, joining the team on a full time basis.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Lean manufacturing operative standard, 12 month apprenticeship course
  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English and maths will be provided for those without. Apprentices must also take the test for level 2.
  • Training on site at DJ Assembly, Osbaldwick
  • Recruiting now for 2024

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression and courses within a growing company are available for those who show aptitude and impress.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Interest in electronics, Interest in manufacturing, Following written instructions, Aptitude for practical work, Punctual


Other None are so required (Grade N/A) Desired

Things to consider

You must have some interest in Manufacturing or Electronics You must be able to commute to us in Osbaldwick, York You must be reliable and punctual

About the employer

DJ Assembly are leading Electronic Manufacturing Partners based in York, UK. Working with a huge range of organisations from dynamic local partners to global tech companies, military contractors and academic institutions. DJ’s projects include the development of green energy technologies, electric vehicles, gas measurement, flow control and lighting. as well as motor racing, 3D scanning and military prototyping. DJ offer IPC 610 Class 2 or 3, with a specific emphasis on the development of test and control processes to exacting customer standards.







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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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