Apprentice Manufacturing Assistant

Starbank Panel Products Ltd

Apprentice Manufacturing Assistant based in Newton-Le-Willows.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

38.75 hours

Expected duration

13 months

Possible start date

20 May 2020


Duties/responsibilities to include:

  • Moulding/Profile/sanding machine- training to be provided
  • Cutting- using dimension saw
  • Postforming
  • Spray laminate and core materials
  • Lay up sprayed parts using jigs or by hand
  • Use of adhesives to enable postforming
  • Trim excess laminate form postformed panels using hand routers
  • Produce joints for worktops using hand router and Biscuit joint power tool
  • Fine finish products with hand tools such as hand router, hand plane, file and sanding blocks

Working week

Monday - Thursday: 6:00am- 2:00pm. Friday: 6:00am- 12:45pm. 35mins break, 37.5 hours per week

38.75 hour per week

Date posted

14 Nov 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Knowledge of COSHH regulations and chemical safety data sheets
  • Knowledge of personal protective clothing required
  • Experience in producing and fitting fire doors and advantage
  • Health and safety awareness
  • Quick learner


No formal qualifications required.

Personal Qualities

  • Confident
  • Punctual
  • Keen and willing to learn

Future Prospects

To continue onto full time employment.

About the employer

Starbank Panel is a Furniture Manufacturers company based in Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside.


Starbank Panel Products Ltd


Sankey Valley Industrial Estate, Anglezarke Road
WA12 8DJ

Training provider

Level 2 - Improving Operational Performance

  • NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Function Skills, if required

Training framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment Team

01254 395355

Application instructions

Application closing date: 06 May 2020

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