Apprentice Lean Manufacturing Operative ACERINOX UK LTD

Acerinox is one of the most competitive companies in the world in the manufacturing of stainless steels and nickel alloys. Your role will include working from the production plan/schedule for the production lines, implementing and setting the lines from work orders/production plan.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 Friday. Hours to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working from the production plan/schedule for the production lines
  • Implement and set the lines from work orders/production plan
  • Loading of correct product onto the line
  • Working from work orders and Mex to produce to customers’ requirements
  • Quality focused
  • Time management setting /running the lines
  • Positive attitude to be flexible between warehouse & production duties when called upon
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed 
  • Ensure work areas are clean and tidy at all times
  • finished stocked is stored in a safe manner 
  • To ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedure
  • Monitor and maintain site security at all times 
  • Maintain full licence compliance (FLT/Crane use)
  • Waste paper /plastic disposed of in the correct bins  
  • Work areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Ensure enough consumable stock to carry out tasks 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative standard.

1-day per week release to Sandwell College:

  • Health & Safety: Relevant statutory, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to lean manufacturing operations and safe practices
  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to a full-time role within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Acerinox is one of the most competitive companies in the world in the manufacturing of stainless steels and nickel alloys. It is the most global company in the sector, with a presence on the five continents, factories on four continents and supplying to customers in 81 countries. Since its incorporation, now 50 years ago, Acerinox has been carrying out a continuous investment programme, with the development of its own technological innovations, which, in some cases, have constituted a true milestone in stainless steel technology.







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Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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