Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice

Bridon Bekaert

Wallsend, NE28 6TT

Closes in 28 days (Sunday 18 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 19 June 2024


This position exists to perform all machine set-ups and operations in accordance with the Company’s health & safety, quality and other standards and regulations.

Annual wage
£12,646.40 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Lean manufacturing operative (level 2)
Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 25 August


1 Year

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative qualification
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Bridon Bekaert

Western Rd


NE28 6TT


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Lean manufacturing operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4 or above)
  • Maths (grade 4 or above)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience

Other requirements

From time to time you may be expected to work at other Bridon Bekaert sites.

About this company

We are Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group. We hold over 300 years of specialized experience in steel wire and synthetic ropes and cords solutions, serving thousands of customers globally. What makes us unique and valuable to you? It's a variety of elements, including: The engagement and expertise of our people: our people are at the core of our business, and it is their knowledge, experience and commitment that provide the foundation of our competitive advantage in comparison with our competitors. Our technology leadership: the combination of rope technology strength and wire technology strength will provide a platform for strong differentiation in the high-end rope markets Our ability to serve different markets: oil & gas, elevator, surface and underground mining, cranes and industrial, infrastructure, fishing, forestry, … Our global footprint: with 17 manufacturing locations around the world, we hold strong positions in the US and Europe, Latin America, Canada and Australia, and have huge growth opportunities across Asia Although we were founded recently, in June 2016, our heritage spans several centuries. It is this heritage, combined with a strong vision, purposeful goals and high impact leadership which makes us the world leader in our field.

https://www.bridon-bekaert.com/en-gb/about-us (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

  • Full time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship

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The contact for this apprenticeship is:


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258844.

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Closes in 28 days (Sunday 18 August at 11:59pm)

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