Job Vacancy - Apprentice Production Operative

SpanSet Limited is part of the SpanSet International group of companies. SpanSet manufacture Lifting, Load Control and Height Safety products, plus provide the supporting training and inspection services.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Production Operative to join our team at our site in Middlewich.  You will train to become a skilled and qualified production operative and must have the willingness to learn and develop. 

Depending on the department which best suits your interests and skills you will learn how to use various types of machinery, assembly work, pacing, picking and despatch whilst gaining a good understanding of our manufacturing process of safety equipment for our premier Blue Chip customer base.  Our team of professionals will share their skills, experience and knowledge that will enable you to unlock your full potential.

What you will learn:
  • Manufacture of products to a high standard
  • Understand and adhere to health and safety regulations
  • Work in different departments within production as required 
Desired skills:
  • Enthusiasm and ability to learn
  • Good work ethic
  • Effective communication skills at all levels
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Logical thought pattern with good attention to detail
  • Ability to follow written instructions and procedures
  • Able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Good understanding of the English language (both written and oral)
What we offer:
  • The first six months of service will be paid at the current NMI rate and will be reviewed thereafter
  • An opportunity to gain a qualification and get paid at the same time
  • Continuous coaching
  • 22 days holiday, rising to 25 with service plus bank holidays
  • Life insurance and permanent health insurance after 6 months service 

Hours of work, Monday – Thursday 8.15am to 4.30pm, Friday 8.15am – 3.15pm with a 30 minute lunch break each day.


If you are looking to join a forward thinking and ambitious company with a passionate and enthusiastic team, please submit a written application with CV to Jo Powell, HR Manager –