Manufacturing Operative - Medical Models - UK - North

A rare opportunity to join a dynamic, fast growing, multi award winning manufacturer and supplier of surgical training products. This innovative company both manufactures and resells quality products that deliver genuine clinical and commercial benefit to NHS and Private Hospital customers.

By improving access to affordable and highly functional simulators, Inovus Medical is improving the training of healthcare professionals across the globe, improving healthcare delivery for millions of patients worldwide.

  • Must have their registered address within the Liverpool City Region

  • Training programme funded by St Helens Chamber, ESF and YEI. 35 hours per week for 26 weeks.

  • Training allowance tracked to national minimum wage


Operations Team


You will be joining a team headed by the company operations manager and will be supported by senior manufacturing operatives and product engineers.



The core mission of the Manufacturing Operative for Medical Model Fabrication in the ILM post is to learn the processes for and support the manufacturing of all Inovus simulation products with particular focus on the medical models and other soft tissue products. The role will include learning about and performing the production of medical models using processes including the mixing of silicone and pigments, casting materials into manufacturing moulds and assembling models. The successful applicant will be trained to use specialist materials such as silicone and electronic elements of the company’s flagship product LapAR such as hand soldering. The role will also involve the packaging and labeling of models, maintaining stock levels and taking an active role in the goods in and goods out procedures. A product engineer and the company’s Operations Manager will support the Role.

The company is seeking a highly motivated manufacturing operative. The role is a fully funded, 6 month training programme.

Key Competencies:

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Able to follow instructions and learn new techniques and processes

  • Willing to learn and have an interest in learning multiple manufacturing techniques

  • Have an interest in making medical models with specialist materials

  • Have an interest in and ability to work with electronics and soldering

  • Able to work in a team

  • Able to structure their working day to gain maximum efficiency (once fully trained)

  • Can work with autonomy (once fully trained and competent in processes)

  • Can work to prescribed minimum quality standards

  • Maintain a tidy workstation

Other requirements/Further details:

  • The candidate must provide proof of address from within the Liverpool City region

  • Proof of age will be required for Government funding compliance (aged up to 29yrs)

  • Proof of NEET status will be required by a letter from the DWP (please contact us to support you in this process)

  • The primary Partner for this training role will be St Helen Chamber of Commerce

Apply for this Job

If you think you would be a great fit for Inovus and our opportunity aligns with your career aspirations then we would love to hear from you. In order to apply for this role please do the following:


  1. Download and complete the capabilities screening form below

  2. Download and complete the candidate application form below

  3. Send both completed forms along with a copy of your CV to:


Please give us a day or so to review your documents, following which we will be in touch.

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