Current Positions

Production Operative Apprentice (Footwear Manufacturer)

Apprenticeship summary

Working week
Hours TBA
Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration
18 months

Possible start date
17 Dec 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Key Tasks:

The duties will include:

  • Assist in the operation of production machinery as assigned in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assist the Production Manager to ensure production quality is met on time
  • Assist the Production Manager to ensure machinery and equipment is maintained to a high standard.
  • To assist the Production Manager in achieving scheduling requirements/inputs, outputs to minimise stock levels and work in progress.
  • To adhere to all appropriate H&S policies of the company and to recommend and implement any perceived improvements, reporting any incidents or accidents to the Group Operations Director.
  • Ensure that good relationships are fostered with all companies and personnel in the SMS Group and all customers and suppliers of goods and services and they are shown a polite and professional attitude at all times.
  • Be aware of the rules and regulations in the Company handbook
  • Comply with any reasonable instruction in a positive manner.

You will learn:

  • Cutting
  • Inking
  • Dying
  • Stitching
  • Gluing
  • Quality control making of high quality leather shoes


To find out more and apply please visit the Apprenticeships Website.