Prominent Fluid Controls UK Ltd

Apprentice Production/Warehouse Technician - Intermediate (Level 2)

Prominent Fluid Controls UK Ltd (Employer)

Burton and South Derbyshire College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £206.25
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm with 30 mins for lunch
14 months (duration)
17 May 2021(start date)
Lean Manufacturing Operative (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
21 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An excellent opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic apprentice to join a busy manufacturer based in Ashby de la Zouch. The warehouse is a vital part of the business, which means that hard-working warehouse operatives with good abilities are essential.


Main duties to include:

  • Carrying out, observing, learning and understanding a wide range of warehouse/production activities, skills and processes, whilst under the instruction of skilled staff
  • To be able to demonstrate these skills and processes as the training progresses by working independently or part of a team, to undertake tasks as instructed and increasing overall contribution to the department
  • Using a range of power, hand tools and material handling equipment
  • Working safely within an engineering environment
  • To undertake and successfully complete college courses throughout the training period, achieving the academic grades and practical skills, leading to the award of a level 2 Qualification in Lean Manufacturing
  • To maintain a logbook over the duration of the apprenticeship period, recording projects undertaken and skills learned
  • To maintain a smart appearance and act in a professional manner at all times on or off the workplace
  • Maintain Health and Safety Standards as required by the Company Health & Safety At Work Policy and Procedures document
  • Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager

Sales Order Production:

Process sales orders through stores, production and despatch, as required by the QMS processes and work instructions provided, completing sales order and QMS data documentation as required.

  • Assembly of production orders to finished product
  • Test equipment as required
  • Despatch items to customer as indicated on despatch documentation

Items for repair or credit:

Process customer's equipment returned for repair and/or credit through stores and production, as required by the QMS processes and work instructions provided, completing repair/credit QMS data documentation as required.

Goods Receipt:

The processing of goods received, as required by the QMS processes and completing QMS data documentation as required, using materials handling equipment.


Maintain a tidy workstation and workshop area.

Future Prospects

Potential for long term permanent position in this role. Potential progression opportunities for the right candidate.

Reality Check

Lots of standing, lifting. Starting wage is £5.50 per hour for your first year, increasing to the National Minimum Wage for your age thereafter. Holiday entitlement is 20 days plus Bank Holidays per year. Your apprenticeship will start immediately in Company and attending College will start September 2021. Good working conditions in a modern, clean and quiet environment.

Skills Required

Successful applicants will need to possess the following attributes:

  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm, adaptability and flexibility in their approach to work
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills essential
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills
  • Good attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Methodical
  • Willing to learn
  • Follow procedures and rules
  • Excellent team work 

Qualifications Required

  • Preferred maths and English at grade 4/C and above,or equivalent or willingness to work towards
  • Computer skills

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

This apprenticeship is delivered through a combination of Work Based Assessment and day/block release. The programme will culminate in an End Point Assessment, where all the skills and knowledge gained on the apprenticeship will be formally tested.

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