Junior Production Operative - Apprenticeship

Job Description: Junior Production Operative / Fabricator / Welder Apprenticeship


Job Purpose: As a Junior Production Operative you will be working within a manufacturing environment, working towards the fabrication of products to specific targets, the role will involve TIG welding, general fabrication and preparation work. Be able to work to technical drawings and company standards (including ISO 9001) to manufacture standard and bespoke products.


Be able to work above and beyond the call of duty as and when required, working with the engineering team and have the ability to communicate effectively between colleagues and management.


Production Operative Duties within the scope of continuous improvement and the necessary training:

- Able to work using own initiative and with guidance and training or supervision to meet the daily demand.

- Achieving results whilst meeting KPI’s.

- Working with continuous improvement and lean manufacturing in mind.
- Interpreting engineering drawings.
- Laying out and marking out jobs for fabrication.
- Using hand and power tools to prepare and finish off jobs.
- Work within the scope of ISO 9001.
- Material knowledge, how materials react under different processes.
- Gaining and eye for quality within own work.
- Demonstrating good attention to detail.
- Understanding of Sheet metal operations and fabricated products
- Ability to work to tight deadlines is the objective.


Team Working.

- Work as part of the manufacturing team.

- Ability to work with production staff to develop a team work relationship.

- Maintain and share of professional and technical knowledge also attending lean manufacturing workshops / training sessions when required.