Production Worker

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A production worker is involved in the manufacture and packaging of goods such as food and drink products or pharmaceuticals.

The Work

You could be:

For working in an engineering or electronics firm, see the specific job profiles for Assembler - Electronics or Engineering Assembler.


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over. With experience you may earn up to £10.50 an hour or more.

There may be a chance to boost your income through piecework or bonuses.


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Getting In

What Does it Take?

You should have:

You should be able to:


Getting On



The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Enginuity (formerly SEMTA)
Tel: 0845 643 9001
Twitter: @Enginuity_Org

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