Apprentice Wood Product Manufacturing – REF 13915

Apprenticeship Duration:
18 Months
ST11 9RD
Type of Business:
Manufacturer and retailer of garden buildings
Daily Hours and Breaks:
MON-FRI 08:00-16:00 -- 30 min lunch -- 40 hours per week
Starting Salary:
Vacancy Reference No.:

Company Bio

The Greenhouse People Ltd, the largest manufacturer of greenhouses in Europe, is a family owned and run business, manufacturing and retailing garden and leisure buildings throughout the UK and Europe. We specialise in aluminium and cedar-wood greenhouses which are manufactured to an exceptionally high standard at our factory in Stoke-on-Trent, ST11 9RD.
We are investing heavily in our future with new machinery and upskilling our workforce, including a number of apprenticeships.
You can view some of our products at our display sites based at Blythe Park, Cresswell and Bridgemere Garden Centre, or on our website


You will be working in our Alton department learning to make our Alton branded cedar-wood greenhouses and garden buildings and will work towards a Level 2 qualification in Wood Product Manufacturing. As part of your two-year apprenticeship, you will learn to:
• Read and interpret technical drawings
• Use IT to manage works orders and stock control .
• Work with team members to ensure efficient production flow.
• Quality control
• Set up and run machines- table saw , drop saw , cross cut , speed sanders and nail guns
• Set up and use assembly jigs


You will be:
• enthusiastic about the opportunity to develop new skills
• committed to undertaking an apprenticeship
• a team player
• physically fit – the role is physically demanding. The post holder will be on their feet all day and needs to be able to lift and manipulate parts

Educational Requirements

• qualified to grade 4 or above in both English and maths

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