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Job Title : Swish - Level 2 Machine Operative Apprenticeship
Employer : Swish Building Products
Location : Tamworth, B79 7TF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Operative
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00314
Brief Description : This level 2 apprenticeship will involve the packing of finished product for transport onto the warehouse as well as assisting with technical roles on shift as required.

 

Qualifications Required : 3 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C / 4 to include maths and English language
Vacancy Detail : Swish Building Products, Part of Epwin Group, is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors and fascia systems with some of the best-known manufacturing and service names in the sector. Group businesses also produce high quality cladding, guttering, decking and prefabricated GRP building components.

This 18 month level 2 apprenticeship will include:
Packing and banding production as required by the manufacturing plan
Monitoring quality – inspecting, measuring and recording
Changing / replenishing Polyfilm as required
Accurate completion of paperwork
Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping
Contributing effectively to your team

Additional duties when required: -
Completing size changes
Moving stillages through the tunnel
Assisting with run ups – removing waste.
Any other tasks you have the time, ability, and it is safe to do.

Swish are looking to take on two people who have the following attributes:

Personal Attributes:

Action orientated – Able to deal with problems in appropriate time frames

Driven by results – Decisive, confident addressing problems and opportunities, challenging activities to improve performance, demonstrate willingness to challenge accepted methods and standards

Effective communication – Clear concise written and spoken, ability at all levels, customer, supplier and internal

Strategic agility – recognition of a changing need and speed of response, rapid reaction to challenges

High Standards – demonstrating a motivation to improve standards and thereby making a real difference, challenging inadequate solutions

Integrity and trust – demonstrating a sense of commitment to openness, honesty, loyalty and high standards in undertaking the role


Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 06:00 – 18:00 & 18:00 – 06:00 Continental Shifts
Salary : £ 249.33 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 25/10/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/11/2021
Personal Qualities : Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a larger team.
Professional and polite manner.
Motivated to learn and develop skills.
Attention to detail.
Positive approach to the working environment.
Driven approach to work.
Skills Required : Good / Strong communication skills
PC Literate
Good level of numeracy and literacy.
Keep to time schedules
Able to listen and follow instructions
Reporting
Use of QA equipment
Future Prospects : Once your apprenticeship is complete you will become a process operator
Training to be Provided : Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations
- Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
- Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
- Using and communicating technical information
- Lean/Business Improvement
- Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
- General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
- Bench Fitting

Relevant Workplace Training
Functional Skills (If required)

Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship.
Other Information : You will be working a continental shift pattern that may include night shifts
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