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AGL Training Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice Manufacturing Operative on behalf our well-established client based in Much Wenlock.

Since its formation in 2002, our client has established itself as the UK's foremost manufacturer of hydraulic lime mortar, lime plaster and lime render.

The position is for an Apprenticeship, initially 15-18 months with the strong possibility of a full-time role at the end of the programme.

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

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standards

  • EAL L2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)

  • English and Maths Functional Skills Level 1 / 2


General Duties

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

  • Measuring and classifying all raw materials in preparation for production

  • Monitoring the production process

  • Feeding the raw materials into the machinery

  • Operating the production machinery as required, such as lifting equipment and forklift trucks

  • Performing quality assurance and testing checks

  • Assembling, packing, and labelling the finished goods in preparation for shipment

  • Cleaning the machinery and other parts of the production space

  • Maintaining an inventory of the goods and raw materials in the factory or warehouse

  • Noting machine faults and reporting to maintenance officers as required

  • Maintaining work areas and equipment


Skills and Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a GSCE Grade 3 or above (or an equivalent).

  • Be hardworking and willing to learn.

  • Be able to follow instruction.

  • Be able to commute to Much Wenlock daily.

  • A forklift licence would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given.


Working Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm

Total hours paid: 42.5 hours weekly.



Starting hourly rate: £9.50ph (negotiable depending on experience)

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