Ref 9068
£138.75 per week
37.5 hours per week

This is a great opportunity for a young person to gain an apprenticeship in Manufacturing with a well established Middleton based employer.  Northern Handrailings modern, purpose built factory in Middleton is equipped with the very latest in woodworking machinery to ensure the finished product is both accurate and manufactured to the highest quality. A substantial storage area allows us to hold sufficient timber stocks to meet customer lead times without delay. We have a skilled team of craftsmen with many years of experience gained in the woodworking industry and more specifically timber staircase manufacture. Every staircase is factory fitted together prior to delivery to the customers site.

The apprenticeship will cover all aspects of day-to-day working environment. You will be teamed up with experienced team members. Duties to include basic factory operations, opportunities for hands-on assistance with the production of finished timber staircases. Once trained you will progress to using machinery and play a key role in the operation.

Vacancy description

  • Manufacturing and packaging following safe systems of work
  • Operating machinery
  • General housekeeping (keeping a clean working environment).
  • Working in a team with other production and technical staff.
  • Other general production related activities

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Awareness of Health & Safety

Personal qualities

  • Physically fit
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident & Mature approach
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of Maths and English.

Full training will be given, however you must have a good awareness of Health & Safety. This role does require some heavy lifting.

Things to consider  

The employer will be moving premises n 2019. They hope to relocate locally in the Middleton area. There is a small chance the business will relocate outside the Borough. Should this happen and you are unable to get to the employers new site Rochdale Training will support you in finding you another suitable employer/Apprenticeship.

How we will support you;

  • Full training and support will be provided by Rochdale Training Association to help you attain your Apprenticeship and progress.
  • Our Engineering tutors will visit you in your place of work to fully support you.

Can you get to RTA/employers site?

  • f you will be using public transport visit Traveline on to find out the time it will take you and the best routes.