Technical Manufacturing Apprentice

Up to £11427 per annum
20 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a global market leader, specialising in the design and manufacture of high performance textiles for commercial interiors and transportation. You'll have seen their fabrics used countless times already on trains, underground, buses and coaches, and in places like cinemas, offices, hotels, banks and retail.

They are seeking Textile Manufacturing Apprentices to work across their Huddersfield sites to learn all aspects of textile manufacturing from weaving through to finishing of their end product.

Working towards being a Textile Manufacturer you will gain experience in different departments within the company. Some of the things you will learn/do are:
- Machine Operative
- Adhering to Quality and Health & Safety standards
- Learning about textile processes
- Understanding the processing of their raw materials through to the end product
- Learn about the compliance and technical specifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills
- English Language at Grade 5 or equivalent
- Maths at Grade 5 or equivalent
- A desire to work as part of a team in an international textile manufacturing environment

Personal qualities
- Enthusiastic
- Confident in dealing with people at all levels
- Punctual and reliable
- Vacancy is based in a small team, therefore candidate expected to work using own initiative
- Dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications
- Hard working individual with proactive approach to their work and high attention to detail
- Must have a methodical approach to new tasks and problems
- A helpful and friendly approach is essential

Desired qualifications
Grade 5 or C in English and math or equivalent to

Future prospects
- The successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to roles within the manufacturing sites at any part of the production process
- May also lead to higher level apprenticeships for the right candidates

Things to consider
- Following an initial period your wage may increase on your birthday (dependant upon age )
- Vacancy is based in a semi rural area / public transport links are limited
- If shortlisted for this vacancy, you may need to attend more than one interview
- Job involves standing for long periods / using heavy equipment / lifting

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