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Approx £960 per month

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Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2


Solidor, part of the Masonite Group, are one of the leading manufacturers of interior and exterior doors for residential and architectural use. For over 95 years, we’ve helped make buildings better through innovative doors solutions, a friction-free customer experience, and unmatched service.

Located at Smithpool Road, Stoke-on-Trent.


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.


Masonite are a growing company, committed to investing in the Solidor site to develop the business plan for the next 5 years.

To ensure that we meet our operational and customer needs we are looking for enthusiastic Apprentice Manufacturing Operators to join our team.

The purpose of the role is to safely produce high quality doors to the agreed specification, whilst studying at the same time for a level 2 Apprenticeship.

  • Strictly adhere to safe systems of work and report any defects.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards.
  • Perform quality checks in accordance with ISO instructions.
  • Optimise production of doors through working as part of a line team, delivering good quality doors to output targets.
  • Be aware of and follow the appropriate operating procedures for the activities in which you are engaged.
  • Provide information for your supervisor regarding progress of products under your control.
  • Ensure that your area of operation is kept clean, tidy, and safe and continuously strive for improving standards of performance
    Be an active contributor to the department and operations objectives

Qualifications Required:

GCSE Grades A - D (3 or above) in English and Maths

Working Week:

£6.00 per hour
40 hours per week
Times: 6am-2pm or 2pm – 10pm
Monday - Friday


Skills Required:

  • Able to work in a methodical orderly and tidy manner
  • Good attendance and punctuality record
  • Be able to follow Health & Safety requirements
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude to work and be flexible regarding learning new skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and processes
  • Exhibits an eagerness to learn new skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Target Zero – Think safety first before starting any task, Regard safety as your personal responsibility.
  • Integrity Under Pressure – Do the right thing and make the right choices when no one is looking
  • People are Key – Be kind, supportive and respectful; Take every opportunity to learn from those around us
  • Hold the Door Open – Be willing to participate as a team; Provide supportive and constructive feedback; Be positive and pro-active
  • Flexibility in Every Fibre – Be flexible and adaptable in the way we work; Embrace change and the benefits it brings
  • Results Hinge on Accountability - Do what you say you will do; Be reliable and deliver what is required of you
  • On the Threshold of What’s Next – Commit to delivering quality for our customers; Think of ways we can improve


English and Maths may be used for (but not limited to), measuring materials, stock checking, requesting materials, applying and interpreting design specifications and instructions plus creating/updating daily figures and reporting.


On completion of their initial apprenticeship, apprentices will have the opportunity to remain with the business on a permanent contract, progress onto higher-level qualifications and potentially (based on levels of performance) progress onto our internal leadership development programme.

Our aim is to recruit, develop and retain employees for the long-term success of our business.

Other information:

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

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To apply please download the Application Form below and send direct to Masonite Group