Manufacturing Operative
Reference No: 30340
European Braking Systems Ltd
Gorse Hill
M17 1QS

About this opportunity

This apprenticeship opportunity offers a person who has an interest in mechanical equipment to learn component modifications, in a busy manufacturing environment.

A normal day would include:
• Checking build instructions / drawings and receiving parts
• Carrying out modifications / remanufacturing as necessary
• Testing modified products
• Producing despatch notes, pick lists and other relevant paperwork
• Notifying completion of orders
• Working as part of a team
• Communicating daily in a professional manner with colleagues, managers, supervisors and suppliers
• Reading engineering drawings, technical specifications and building instructions to interpret requirements
• Being responsible for making certain workshop department equipment
• Maintaining machines and tools and ensuring they are safe to use before carrying out work
• A willingness to learn new skills and progress
• Undertaking training to allow efficient performance of duties and assist in personal development
• Loading, handling and unloading material

Established in 2000 in Manchester, European Braking Systems success has been built on providing a fast and efficient service to UK and international customers.

What you could go on to do:
Be offered a full-time position upon completion and be offered good progression routes within the business.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

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

Good legible handwriting and numeracy skills are required for this position
A good standard of GCSEs

Personal Qualities

Must be personable and able to work under instruction and alongside other staff members
Ability to work under pressure, paying strict attention to detail
Team player
Conscientious, organised, articulate and methodical
Display a proactive, can-do attitude with a culture of right first time and ownership of problems
Dependable, good time keeping
Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
Demonstrate effective team working skills


Hardworking with a can-do problem-solving attitude
Interpersonal skills
Numerical skills and logical reasoning
Computer / IT skills
Able to follow procedures / processes
Excellent verbal and written communication
Able to work without direct supervision