Production Maintenance Engineering Apprentice – Allied Glass (WF11 8DH)

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Production Maintenance Engineering Apprentice wanted at Allied Glass (WF11 8DH)


To provide a continuous equipment maintenance service to the Production Department.

Full Job Description

  • The implementation of the Company Health and Safety Policy within the department, as per the organisation and arrangements for implementing that Policy, set down in the Company Handbook.
  • Department operations are conducted in accordance with the Company’s Health and Safety Management System at all times.
  • To maintain glass forming machine equipment, which includes the handling of mould equipment weighing in the range of 5kg to 45kg, to a standard that will ensure maximum machine efficiency and manufacturing performance.
  • To clean, check, identify faults, repair and refurbish tooling and spares to prime condition to ensure availability and minimise downtime.
  • To identify and take appropriate remedial action to rectify equipment faults and failures and then take further action to eliminate or minimise any reoccurrence.
  • Ensure that all necessary maintenance information is recorded using the recognised documentation and procedures.
  • Ensure all Company procedures are effectively applied at all times.


  • Machine downtime is minimised and manufacturing performance maintained.
  • When machine equipment, tooling and spares are repaired and refurbished to the required standard and are readily available.
  • When equipment faults are promptly located and eliminated.
  • High standards of housekeeping and safety in the work area are continuously maintained.

About the Employer

Allied Glass are an independently owned premium glass bottle manufacturer which designs, develops and manufactures glass packaging. A supplier of bespoke glass bottles to the spirits industry, producing beautiful glass bottles for iconic international brands whilst also supporting the very smallest craft producers.

Things to Consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.81 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Training to be Delivered

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis. . In addition learners will need to be allocated 20% of their contracted hours per week to concentrate on any development activities set

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in Maths

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

Employer Name

Allied Glass

Employer Address

Fernley Green Rd
WF11 8DH

Expected Duration

42 months plus 3 months EPA

Working Week

Mon to Thurs - 6am – 2pm Fri - 6am – 1pm

Wage Amount

£5 Hourly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE’s in English and Maths at a grade 4 or above.

Desired Skills

  • Customer Focus
  • Health and Safety
  • Quality Management
  • Personal Standards and Discipline
  • Decision Making
  • Communication
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