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Classic Car Apprentice

Classic Car Apprentice

Classic Car Apprentice

Posted: 31st January 2024


Key Info:
Organisation: Newton Automotive  
Place of work: Leiston
Salary details: £8,236.80 Annual Wage

Due to expansion and continued growth, we are looking for an eager and tenacious apprentice to Join a global leader in manufacturing interior trim & upholstery for classic cars. This full-time role either on a four day week and will incorporate all the aspects required to produce quality products for the classic car industry.

What you will do in your working day

Modernisation has led to investment in computer aided cutting machinery which increases both our time and material efficiency in producing all our classic car upholstery. All original patterns are digitised into our database and cut the same each time, making sure our upholstery fits right every time while still using the skill, experience and knowledge of the Newton Commercial team. Our cutting machine cuts across all our material ranges, from carpet to vinyl to leather using the highest quality UK sourced material throughout production. 

As we produce bespoke hand-crafted products training and skill sets are key. From running are CNC cutting machine to are industrial sewing machines.

  • Learning all areas of the kit assembly area
  • Quality checking and kit assembly ready for the next department.
  • Learning all aspects of our raw materials which includes fabric knowledge and QC checking
  • Stock taking and locations
  • Being trained in quality checking is also a big part of this role.
  • Part of the process and finishing
  • Being a team player

 Become part of a 40-year running well establish family business in an amazing sector full of timeless creativity.

You will be surrounded by a wealth of knowledge and experience alongside plenty of support, in turn, we are looking for someone that can demonstrate a brilliant attitude, reliable and that wants to learn new skills and who is comfortable working in a small mutually respectful team environment. A great sense of humour will be advantageous also!

The training you will be getting

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completing the Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship, there are progression routes within the company

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Level 2/C/4) Desired

To apply head over to the company site or alternatively head over to indeed where you will also find more information about this role.

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