Technical Apprentice – HARRISON SPINKS BEDS LTD (LS11 5SN)

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We are recruiting for a Technical Apprentice to join the Components team within Beeston, Leeds. Reporting into the Production Manager, the Technical Apprentice will assist with completing New Product Development tasks, creating initial specs and completing testing and complete sample requests.


What you will do in your working day

  • Undertake and complete product testing on current products (pre/post roll pack testing, Larson testing, Compression testing, etc).
  • Test and determine the outcome of quarantined wire buckets.
  • Test and determine the outcome of quarantined external and internal spring sheets.
  • Monitor current production on machines to ensure products are running to specification.
  • Assist with annual quality audits.

About the Employer

Harrison Spinks is the global leader in innovative pocket springs for the furniture, bedding and other comfort markets. Part of the Harrison Spinks Group, the company supplies some of the leading names internationally in the markets they supply and are known for their pipeline of groundbreaking technology in these market segments. Sustainability is core to the business and are exploring the use of their components into transportation seating and even footwear, showing the diverse potential the company has to offer. With manufacturing sites in the UK as well as the USA, the company is wanting to expand their global reach further with additional manufacturing sites. As well as their innovative coil technology, the company also supplies wire, natural nonwovens and mattress fabrics which are all manufactured in their facilities in Leeds and Scunthorpe.

Training to be Delivered

  • You will work towards the Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Your Apprenticeship training will take place at Printworks Campus.
  • Delivery model for this Apprentices is one day per week in college.

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Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer Name


Employer Address

Westland Road
LS11 5SN

Expected Duration

15 Months

Working Week

Monday – Friday,

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount


Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Team working

Future Prospects

This will be reviewed at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Date Posted


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