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£842 per month

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Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

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Lean Manufacturing Level 2



Becoming a production operative is an essential role in many companies across the UK. You will be expertly trained on how to use heavy machinery and you will be an essential part of the team helping to build, pack and maintain products. 

Role Summary (once trained):
• Production filling and packing.
• Operating machines filling 1 litre to 205 litre containers
• Operating container washing machine
• Set up filling machines and take part in product changeovers
• Forklift Truck Driving
• Operating floor cleaning truck
During an 18-month training programme, employees will be trained and gain experience in the set up and operation of all machinery including the following:
• Counterbalance forklift licence operation
• CI and 5s programmes and Initiatives
• Understanding of plant maintenance
• Operating Siemens PCS7 Automated Production System
• Operation and set up of filling machines
• Use of SAP System

Hours of work:

39 hours per week. 

£5.40 per hour


Qualifications Required:

5 x GCSE Grades Level 4 or above including English and Maths 


Ideal candidates will have the following attributes:

• Interest in working in a fast paced, automated manufacturing and production plant
• Computer literate
• Quality focused
• Impeccable attention detail
• Good timekeeping and reliability
• Good communication skills and the ability to work as a team and with a wide number of people and departments
• Flexible work attitude
• Willingness to learn new skills


• Flexible Working
• Full Training Program
• Study Leave
• Bonus Scheme,
• 20% Nissan Vehicle
• Employee Assistance Program


Potential full-time employment after your apprenticeship, subject to employers conditions.



FUCHS is a Global Group with German roots that has developed, produced, and sold lubricants and related specialties (more than 10,000 products) for more than 85 years. With 62 companies and more than 5,600 employees worldwide, the FUCHS Group is the leading independent supplier of lubricants.

FUCHS has more than 100,000 customers from the following industries: automotive suppliers, OEM, mining and exploration, metalworking, agriculture and forestry, aerospace, power generation, mechanical engineering, construction and transport, steel, metal and cement industries, food, glass production, casting, forging industry, and many others.


Achieve Training, the largest independent training provider in Staffordshire, provide inspirational training and outstanding apprenticeship delivery. An OFSTED 'GOOD' training provider, with over 30 years experience, Achieve Training support over 2,500 people each year to learn new skills, gain qualifications and progress in their careers.

Important information

Depending on your prior knowledge, skills and experience you may be required to carry out an employment matching period prior to starting your apprenticeship. This will be discussed further with you during the interview stage.

Ensure you have checked you can get travel to the business location? Do you have the required qualifications? and does the rate of pay meet your needs?