Apprentice Production Operative with Cable Detection
Employment Type:
£4.00 per hour
ST11 9RD
Closing Date:
31st May, 2017

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, 2 positions are available. These positions are offered at £4 per hour initially, rising to £4.50 after a successful 6 month probation period. The salary will be reviewed again after 12 months service.

Following full training, the post holder will assemble and calibrate high specification cable avoidance tools and accessories;

– Select components from stock, as explained in the Assembly Manuals
– Assembly work from component level through to finished goods
– Calibrate and test products
– Customise and pack products ready for despatch

The following standards of performance required;

– Demonstrate care and attention to assemble the company products from component level to final build stage, as per training and manuals
– Produce work of a high quality standard which can reach ISO 9001:2015
– Maintain quality levels and make recommendations on improvements
– Ensure spillage is kept to the minimum and recorded if occurs
– Continue to increase knowledge of all company products through job rotation
– Able to steadily increase productivity levels to meet company targets for the individual and the team
– Maintain a clean and safe working environment
– Ensure inter-departmental communication is fully met

Please consider how you will travel to this employers location.

Skills required for this apprenticeship;

– PC literate for data entry on an in-house system
– Can demonstrate a logical approach to work
– Good communication skills to liaise with other departments
– Able to listen, understand and carry out instructions
– Ability to work on own initiative and as a team player

Personal qualities required for this apprenticeship;

– Excellent attendance & punctuality
– Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
– Must have a flexible approach to work, with the ability to multi task
– An open mind to further training and development
– Able to travel independently to work

Qualifications required for this apprenticeship;

GCSE English & Maths grade c or above or equivalent qualification are preferred

Interested in gaining qualifications in Production & Manufacturing Operations

Hours of Work

Full time

Apprenticeship Framework

Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2

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Since 2000 Cable Detection Ltd, part of Hexagon, have specialised in manufacturing and servicing buried utility location equipment. Every year, site workers are injured due to inadvertently striking buried utilities. Their products increase on-site safety, minimise human error and make locating buried cables and pipes a simple and efficient task. Their products help: Protect the workforce Reduce cable strikes Avoid costly and time consuming repairs. Located in Staffordshire (UK) with a customer base stretching around the world we believe that technology should help us reduce the risk of human error on-site and we strive to deliver market leading products to enable this. In 2005 Cable Detection became part of the Hexagon. Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions in measurement technologies. Hexagon has more than 7,500 employees in 39 countries. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business and the group's strategy is to be the most cost-efficient and innovative supplier.