Pafra Adhesives Ltd

Manufacturing Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Pafra Adhesives Ltd (Employer)

Youthforce (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,792.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Times TBC.
21 months (duration)
20 August 2021(start date)
Science manufacturing technician (apprenticeship standard)
13 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Provide a supporting role to the Production Department under the supervision of the Operations Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


You will be responsible for:

  • Understanding the key principals of production from Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Understanding and using various manufacturing equipment and controls
  • Manufacturing to batch sheets and sampling, if required making additions
  • Completing the relevant paperwork, with quality and process control checks
  • Control and monitor, equipment by planning effectively and efficiently to maximise production, resoling problems and contributing to continuous improvements
  • All tasks must be completed in a manner to achieve the safe, efficient and right first time of all products to the required quality and specification and quantity being proactive towards Health and Safety within the safe Systems of Work
  • Be flexible to move across departments to understand key pieces of processes, plant and equipment
  • Be involved in continuous improvement projects
  • Manufacture of product samples for customer trials
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Provide administrative assistance
  • Collecting and preparing samples
  • Following the company health and safety policies to ensure you and your colleagues well-being
  • Any other reasonable duty as required by the company


Future Prospects

Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship, you may be offered a more permanent job with Pafra. If not, your qualification will open doors elsewhere in a related field. Or you might decide to move on to a higher-level apprenticeship where available.

Reality Check

Candidates within a 1 hour commute will be given priority.

Skills Required

  • Deadline driven 
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel) 
  • Good time management and organisaiton skills  
  • Good problem-solver 
  • Ability to work independently 

Qualities Required

  • Highly organised 
  • Reliable 
  • Hard working 
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Adaptable  
  • Can-do attitude 
  • Able to deal well with pressure and deadlines 

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent) C/4 in English, maths and science.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if required)
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