AGL Training Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice Worktop Polisher on behalf our well-established client based in Kinlet, Bewdley; the apprentice will be responsible for polishing marble worktops to size using polishing machinery.

Our client has been producing bespoke marble fireplaces in the Worcestershire countryside for over a quarter of a century.

The position is for an Apprenticeship, the position is initially 12-18 months with the possibility of a full-time role at the end of the programme.



During this time, you will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Standards

  • EAL Level 2 Manufacturing (Skills and Knowledge)

  • English and Maths Level 2



General Duties


You will receive training to enable you to carry out the following duties:

  • Read and understand technical drawings

  • Work to drawings and size

  • Polish worktops to measurement using the polisher; you will be taught how to programme jobs, organise jobs, understand speeds and materials to achieve the best polish finish

  • Clearly mark up worktops as per drawings

  • Liaise with saw operators and finishers to prioritise workload

  • Keep a clean and safe working environment

  • General upkeep and maintenance and machine

  • Load / unload worktops and store them safely.

  • You will be trained in loading/unloading and operating CNC machinery.



Skills and Requirements


The ideal candidate will be:

  • GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths (Grade C)

  • Hardworking

  • Attention to detail

  • Methodical

  • Work independently and as part of a team

  • Dexterous; experience of using hand tools would be an advantage

  • Ability to read and measure from drawings would be an advantage



Working Hours **


Under 18


Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm (1 hour breaks daily – 45 minutes unpaid ) 


Friday: 7am – 1pm (30minutes break – 15 minutes unpaid)


Total hours paid:  38.75 hours weekly


Over 18

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm (45 mins breaks daily – 30 minutes unpaid) 


Friday: 7am – 1pm (15 minutes break)


Total hours paid:  40 hours weekly


**Hours are provisional and can be changed at time of Apprenticeship offer.


Hourly Rate: £4.30



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