Apprentice Manufacturing - MPE Ltd - REF: K004

MPE Limited, based in the UK, is a world leading manufacturer of high performance EMC/EMP filters and capacitor products for supply to the automotive, defence, telecoms and other professional industries.

The Manufacturing Apprentice will be responsible for production support for equipment and processes. Production support includes set-up, maintenance, and optimisation of all manufacturing equipment in assembly operations. The job holder will be expected to support production supervision regard optimising production runs. The job holder is expected to support other manufacturing areas and tasks as directed.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be willing to complete an apprenticeship framework in Engineering
  • Setup, maintenance and optimisation of all manufacturing equipment
  • Building and testing product
  • Troubleshooting operational issues such as material alternatives
  • Development and improvement of equipment and processes
  • Optimisation of machine setups in winding area
  • Minimise downtime of equipment in line with agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics (Lean OEE)
  • Develop and manage tools and ancillary stocks

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted GCSE Math and English at grade A-C/9-4
  • Desire to work in the manufacturing environment
  • NVQ2 in Engineering or working towards a relevant qualification
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to follow health and safety procedures

Location: Knowsley Industrial Estate
Contracted hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday (8am to 4.30pm) and Friday (8am to 1pm)
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage 

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019

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