Apprentice Factory Machine Operative
Employment Type:
£845 per month
Alsager, ST7 2UX
Closing Date:
31st December, 2018

This role is great for someone looking at getting into a real factory-based environment where the days go fast and there is lots to do!

Job Role:

You will be working as part of a team of 2 with this role, safely operating machinery.You will also be ensuring your team will run smoothly and efficiently and maximising production, minimising set up times and production waste. With this role you will be able to troubleshoot common die cut issues as well as record standard quality checks. You will be responsible for the basic maintenance and cleaning of the machines and the surrounding areas.

Working Week:

8.00am till 4.30pm (Monday to Thursday)

8.00am till 3.30pm (Friday)

About the Employer: 

Cardway Cartons are based in Alsager, Cheshire. They have been established for over 40 years and they employ nearly 50 members of staff. Cardway Cartons specialise in developing and producing corrugated packaging in and around Staffordshire.

What is an Apprentice Factory Machine Operative:

This type of role will be similar to that of a production operative. You will be expected to manage machinery including maintaining a safe, working environment. This role usually requires working within a team and supporting one another to hit deadlines, targets and minimising production waste.

Skills Required: 

  • To follow rules and instructions
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Act on your own initiative
  • Be productive
  • Good work ethic

Personal Attributes: 

  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Well organised
  • An eye for detail and quality focused
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication and team working skills are essential.

Applying English & Maths To This Role: 

English is used to read and understand job sheets. Maths is also used to count work and inputting production date onto a computer.

Qualifications Required:

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

Qualifications Gained: 

Apprenticeship: PMO Level 2

Future Prospects: 

Future prospects are available across the factory in varying roles with different levels of responsibility.

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 £5.00 per hour for all ages of applicants.