Swish - Level 2 Machine Operative Apprenticeship

  • Company: Swish Building Products
  • Location: Tamworth, B79 7TF
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £249.33 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00377
  • Application Deadline Date: 01/08/2022
  • Start Date: 04/04/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: 06:00 – 18:00 & 18:00 – 06:00 Continental Shifts

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 D / 3 or above to include maths and English language

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
Use of QA equipment

Future Prospects

Once your apprenticeship is complete you will become a process operator

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

Other Information

You will be working a continental shift pattern that may include night shifts

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