Apprentice Production Operative
Employment Type:
£720 per month
New Century Street, Hanley, ST1 5HU
Closing Date:
30th September, 2018

There are 10 apprenticeship vacancies for this position


Being a Production Operative means you will become experienced using machinery and production systems. With this apprenticeship, you may even have the opportunity to progress within the company!

Job Role:

During a 12 month training programme the employees will be trained and gain experience in the set up and operation of all machinery including the following:

  • Counterbalance forklift/licence operation
  • C1 and 5s programme initiatives
  • Understanding of the plant maintenance
  • Operating Siemans PCS7Automated Production System
  • Operation and set up of filling machines
  • Use of SAP systems

Job Hours: (Shifts)

6:00am- 2:00pm

2:00pm- 10:00pm

Alternate over Weeks

What is a Production Operative? (PMO)

A Production Operative is a varied job role which is normally known for being manual. This role can vary from making things through to managing heavy moving equipment such as forklift trucks. Production Operative jobs can be found in production and manufacturing plants through to small businesses who may produce and build products. This role is good for people who like working in busy environments and who like working as part of a team. Production Operatives can gain a rewarding wage!

About Your Employer: 

FUCHS is a global Group with German roots that has developed, produced and sold industrial lubricants and related specialities for more than 85 years.

Skills Required:

The skills required will relate mainly to the job role.

  • Punctual
  • Hardworking
  • Dedicated
  • Willing to learn

Personal Attributes: 

  • Interest in working in a fast paced, automated manufacturing and production plant
  • Computer/IT literate
  • Quality focused
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Good time keeping and reliability
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as a team and with a wide number of people and departments
  • Flexible working attitude
  • Willingness to learn

Applying English & Maths To This Role: 

You may require both English and Maths in this role being able to understand the fundamentals of the company and your job role as a Production Operative.

Qualifications Required: 

GCSE Maths and English 9-4 (A*- C) or Functional Skills as equivalent (preferred)

Qualification Gained: 

Apprenticeship in Manufacturing  (PMO) Level 2

Future Prospects: 

This position has a total of 10 vacancies which means there could be potential to progress within the company or take the experience onto a higher level upon completion of your apprenticeship.


Matching you to the right employer

All applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before starting an apprenticeship programme. This ensures applicants and employers are a perfect match.

Salary information

Please note the salary for this role is £4.50 per hour for all ages of applicants.


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