Textile Apprentice Safety First Manufacturing Company Limited
Safety First Manufacturing are looking to take on a textile apprentice to join their team.
Closing date: 10 Sep 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
17 Sep 2017
10 Mar 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
This is a great opportunity to work in a busy friendly and expanding business. The chosen individual will be involved in the production of swimwear and safety clothing for both the engineering and construction sectors plus various types of office and retail wear.
Tasks will include embroidery, walking foot machines, using sewing, button-hole and heat sealing machines, cutting fabrics, packing and general production work. The apprentice will need to watch and learn from other experienced staff and demonstrate an ability to produce quality items at all times. Due to the changing priorities of the business and demands from clients the apprentice will also need to assist in other areas of the business as and when required.Following strict patterns and designs is part of the role as well being able to build up speed and efficiency in their work.
There may be times when the chosen candidate is asked to work extra hours to help fulfill orders from customers. There is plenty of scope for further development within the role and the business encourages feedback and involvement from its staff for the future of the firm.
Requirements and prospects
About the employer
Safety First Manufacturing has been established since 1981 producing a wide range of safety clothing and equipment for the construction industry plus other sectors. The firm was originally based at Lee Mill but due to expansion has moved to premises in Newnham Industrial Estate in Plympton, Plymouth.
The business is continuing to grow and has moved to into other clothing areas such as swim-wear and office wear. They also produce welding curtains and the frames to go with these plus other bespoke products for the engineering sector.
Safety First Manufacturing Company Limited
Improving Operational Performance
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
Chloe 01752 332426
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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017