Apprentice Plastic Card and Printing Manufacturer
Reference No: 29850

Vacancy Filled

Spectrum Plastics
Brinnington and Central

About this opportunity

Spectrum Plastics Stockport has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice manufacturing operative. You will be working in production and dealing with experts in plastic card manufacture.

A normal day would include:
Organising the relevant materials, requesting additional supplies and collecting them
Setting up the appropriate machinery, with the appropriate equipment and machine adjustments
Operating and feeding the machinery for each job
Continuously monitoring the smooth running of the job, cleaning and adjusting machinery throughout the process and producing work correctly and economically
Packing finished jobs into boxes, leaving unsealed and forwarding for quality inspection
Attending daily production meetings, when nominated, in the absence of the senior operator
Follow all health & safety guidelines for machinery, department and company and taking action or reporting to the appropriate manager

Spectrum Plastics are the experts in encapsulation and plastic card manufacture with over 35 years’ experience.

What you could go on to do:
To learn all aspects of the production business and possible progression within the company or onto the next level apprenticeship.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company and the skilled production and printing expertise in the workforce.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.
You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

The applicant must have GCSE grade Cs or above in maths and English

Have a good understanding of IT/computers

The company are interested in applicants who have a good attitude to work and working as part of the team

Personal Qualities

Good at organising and planning
Dependable, good time keeping is essential
Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
Good team player
Supportive of others


Good oral and written communication
Mathematical skills for measurements and calculations
Creative flair
Computer literate
Must be able to understand work instructions
Accuracy and attention to detail
Good practical skills
Capable of working to deadlines
Able to use own initiative