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Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2
§ Option 1: Lean Manufacturing Operatives working within a Production/Assembly role
§ Option 2: Manufacturing Operatives working within an Inspection/Quality assurance role
§ Option 3: Manufacturing Operatives working within a Logistics/Material handling role
§ Option 4: Manufacturing Operatives working within a Production processing/finishing role
A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be expected to carry out their work safely and meet the exacting quality standards demanded in a fast paced and efficient processing environment and develop into a multi-skilled operator through process ownership. A lean manufacturing operative can be required to carry out manufacturing activities on multiple products with different specifications consecutively e.g. automotive manufacturing – Multi models manufacturing results in the manufacturing of different models of vehicle with different specification variants within a high volume environment.
What will you learn
Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
Relevant statutory, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to lean manufacturing operations and safe practices.
Compliance procedures/systems in line with regulatory requirements e.g. ISO 14001 or other relevant environmental standards.
Their individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to deliver products to meet customers costs/delivery targets/requirements e.g. Just in time (JIT).
Manufacturing standard operation procedures (SOPs) adherence and development of lean processes.
Process equipment monitoring, data collection, error proofing and operating procedures e.g. ISO 9002 or other relevant quality standards.
The tools and methods of effective problem-solving using data, reports and documents to resolve production related issues e.g. A3 report, graphs, matrices and escalate concerns.
How to study and identify ways to improve the safety, quality, cost or process efficiency using lean manufacturing tools e.g. kaizen.
How to share information using a range of methods within the manufacturing environment e.g. oral, written, electronic, information boards, visual displays.
How to maintain a safe and efficient work site through workplace organisation e.g. 5s and process ownership.
In addition to lots more relevant to your chosen option.
The training will include
Face to face or remote workshops together with online learning
1:1 support from a Tutor who will visit your workplace
Progress reviews to be completed with your Tutor and line manager
Development of a work-based portfolio to evidence learning
End-point assessment (EPA)
Functional Skills English and/or maths Level 1 and/or Level 2, if required
There are no formal entry requirements.
In order to complete the apprenticeship, you will need English and maths at Level 1 (equivalent to GCSE grade 2-3) and attempt English and/or maths Level 2, but if you don’t have these qualifications don’t let this stop you from undertaking the apprenticeship as we can help you gain the Level 1 requirement and support you in working towards Level 2 during your studies.
12 months plus 3 months EPA.
Not relevant for this Standard.
Rochdale Training Association
Fishwick Street Rochdale OL16 5NA
Telephone 01706 631417