Production Systems Assistant

Production Systems Assistant

Process and Manufacturing

A Production Systems Assistant for a ceramics production factory is a position attained through an apprenticeship.The apprentice can expect to gain experience of a variety of departments including administration and production.

Personal skills

This position has no formal qualifications as training is provided as part of the apprenticeship. Further training is often tailored to the role the trainee is likely to adopt. Skills: good communication skills; good organisational skills; good numeracy and literacy skills; adaptability and flexibility; willingness to learn.


£16,000 to £25,000 per year

Key skills




Process and Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing makes up one-sixth of the economy and the UK has some world-class manufacturers
  • There are a number of schemes underway to increase the training and skills available to manufacturers
  • There are around 3.5 million jobs in UK manufacturing
  • There are currently a disproportionate number of men employed in manufacturing
  • In the long-term, manufacturing is open to technical progress and productivity growth