Packer / Assistant Operator Apprentice

Performing Manufacturing Operations

At a glance

Date Posted: 02/07/2020

Expiry Date: 31/08/2020

Vacancy reference: 1635415

Wage: £8,362.00 - 9,360.00 (per annum)

Location: Hessle

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Performing Manufacturing Operations

Working week/hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration: 15 Months Maximum with future full time position available for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate (Level 2)


Qualifications required:

  • GCSE in maths and English at grade 7-4/A-C (or equivalent) are preferred.

Desired skills:
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and develop skills
  • Desire to work within a manufacturing environment
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to use initiative
  • Comfortable handling machinery (training provided)
Personal qualities:
  • Willing to learn and develop to maximise their full potential
  • Personable and reasonably confident
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic with a strong work ethic
  • Good timekeeper
  • Reliable
  • Flexible approach - to working hours

Training provided:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2 Diploma) in Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO), together with Functional Skills (where required) in maths and English - up to Level 2 (which is equivalent to GCSE grades A-C) and an industry related Technical Certificate
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • You will have an individual learning plan and a designated trainer who will visit you in your place of work every 4 weeks to deliver your training on-site

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance


This is an exciting opportunity for a long term career with a leading UK manufacturer based in Hessle. You will have the opportunity to work in all departments to gain a full understanding of the business as a whole, to develop your skills knowledge; starting with manufacturing.

Over time you will be trained to operate machinery with the latest production technology, with a focus on quality. You will also gain a full understanding or the warehouse, despatching goods and stock control procedures.

Duties will include;

  • Learning all aspects of the business starting within manufacturing initially as packer / Assistant Operator
  • You will be trained to operate machinery in line with company procedure
  • Completing paperwork and documentation accurately
  • Ensure that machinery is kept clean and that the surrounding areas are cleaned according to procedure
  • Carryout checks to maintain product quality
  • Sorting and packing of products as they come out
  • Assisting Operators, Lead Operators and the wider team
  • Loading the machines
  • Testing products for quality
  • Adhering to strict health & safety procedures


Name: Sophie Ness or Amy Salter


Phone number: 01482 222142

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