Apprentice Production Operative

Location
SMR (UK) Ltd Severn Bridge Industrial Estate, Units 10a Norman Way, Portskewett Portstewett NP26 5PT
Salary
Negotiable based on experience
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
1424
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

We are a proud, Welsh family run manufacturing business that promotes equality for opportunity through diversity within the work place. We are enjoying great success as industry leaders, producing highly innovative products. We are looking for someone who compliments our enthusiasm & vision and are looking for a self-motivated person to join our growing company, to assist in the day to day activity of the running of our production plant and warehouse. The ideal candidate will be working directly with our Factory Manager. There will be opportunities to develop and advance the role within the company.
• Operating large machinery safely
• Ensuring production areas are clean and free from obstacles
• Running quality checks on finished products, ensuring they meet the standards required and flagging below-standard items
• Ensuring raw material is fed into processing machines safely, including quality checking raw materials
• Working on packaging and labelling items
• Maintaining and repairing machines if necessary, and ensuring they run smoothly
• Will be required to operate some basic software
• Due to working in a noisy environment, it is vital that health and safety must be observed.

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Caldicot. The successful candidate will be required to undertake Folk Lift Licence, manual handling and health safety courses along with an NVQ in Manufacturing. Training will occur on-site via XR Training.

Requirements

Skills

• Ability to work as a ‘team player', working within a team to hit targets
• Ability to work methodically. Listen to instructions and carry them out safely and efficiently
• Taking pride in the quality of your work
• Ability to work quickly to meet quotas and targets
• Willingness to help others in your team
• The ability to work hard and work to the same productivity level as the rest of the team
• Self-motivation - the ability to work productively on your own
• Consistency, dedication and productivity will be essential to possess to effectively carry out this role
• Thorough attention to detail for quality checks
• Must recognise the importance of completing work for qualifications in a timely and efficient manner

Qualifications

• Have a good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and/or stock control software
• Have some experience working in a warehouse environment
• English and Maths GCSE or equivalent

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
XR Training

Qualification:
Foundation Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations

About the employer

SMR (UK) Ltd Severn Bridge Industrial Estate, Units 10a Norman Way, Portskewett

Portstewett
NP26 5PT

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Suitable candidates will have their CV forwarded directly to the employer. This will be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. You will then be under consideration for final interview which will take place at the employers' premises. If selected, the training provider will contact you with details of the interview.

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