Apprentice Plastic Card and Printing Manufacturer
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Spectrum Plastics
Brinnington and Central

About this opportunity

Spectrum Plastics Stockport has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice manufacturing operative. Working in production and dealing with experts in plastic card manufacture and encapsulation.

A normal day would include:

Checking the job bag, reviewing the instructions, highlighting and resolving potential issues and discrepancies
Organising the relevant materials, requesting additional supplies if required and collecting them from storage
Setting up the appropriate machinery
Operating and feeding the machinery for each job
Continuously monitoring the smooth running of the job, cleaning and adjusting machinery throughout the job process
Packing finished jobs into boxes, leaving unsealed and forwarding for quality inspection
Clearing machine and work area after each job
Visually assessing the quality of finished product including alignment and sealing.
Checking correct number sequence and verifying labelling information as per the job bag instructions, forwarding to despatch when satisfied.

What you should have to apply

The applicant must have GCSES grade C/4 or above in mathematics and English
Good use of computers.
The company are interested in applicants who have a good attitude to work and working as part of the team

Personal Qualities

A presentable person with a willingness to learn new skills
Good time management
Adaptability to cope with working on different tasks
Dependable, good time keeping is essential
Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
Eager to learn
Motivated self starter
Good team player
Supportive of others


Good communication skills
Mathematical skills are very important for measurements and calculations
Good spelling and grammar
Creative flair
Computer literate
Must be able to understand work instructions
Accuracy and attention to detail
Good practical skills
Capable of working to deadlines
Good organisational skills
Able to use own initiative