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PolarSeal offers the opportunity for the right individual to grow as a professional manufacturing operative within an inclusive environment where everyone is appreciated for the value they add. The apprenticeship is a Level 2 in Lean Manufacturing in a sector that supports global health and wellbeing.
Closing date: 20 Jan 2024
National minimum wage for apprentices for the first 6 months then reviewed with a possibility of an increase based on progress with the individual.
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
22 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Following the L2 Lean Manufacturing Operative curriculum linked to operating manufacturing machines the apprentice will:
Work with an experienced engineer converting flexible material into medical dressings to meet customer orders
Interact daily with our ERP system to capture key information including hours worked, material consumed
Carry out basic machine maintenance tasks as part of PolarSeal’s quality and H&S requirements
The training you will be getting
Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 qualification.
The training will be conducted at PolarSeal’s manufacturing site in Saxmundham.
The training is 5 days a week, Monday to Friday with some release tied to the apprenticeship curriculum.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Once an apprentice qualifies, they will take on the full responsibilities of a Web Process Engineer. Further progression is available based on merit where Web Process Engineers can promote to Lead Operator positions ahead of being considered further for Supervisor and Manager roles.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2/C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2/C/4) Essential
Things to consider
Transport to and from work as well as a basic understanding of the importance of H&S in the workplace and their responsibilities.
About the employer
PolarSeal is a lean organisation focused on medical device contract manufacturing and healthcare material conversion. We manufacture within ISO 7 cleanroom conditions and hold ISO13485 and FDA accreditations. We are a quality led organisation where people and our values have provided many years of trusted supply to our customers in the healthcare sector.
The closing date for this job offer is on 20/01/2024
£10,982.40 a year
This job is located in Saxmundham, Suffolk
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