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Apprentice Maintenance Engineer GROTECH PRODUCTION LTD

Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, the Apprentice Maintenance Engineer will work as part of the team responsible for the maintenance and repair of all machinery and equipment used by Grotech Production Limited.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of Grotech Production Limited. 
  • Appreciate and support the role of others.
    Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Work with colleagues in the Engineering Team to repair machinery which has been reported as "broken down” in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that any repairs carried out are documented and communicated to the relevant staff members.
  • Work with Engineering colleagues, Production Team Leaders and Operators to provide engineering solutions to facilitate improved production performance.
  • Work with other non-Operational departments to ensure that any maintenance requirements are resolved.
  • Work on projects assigned to you to improve knowledge and increase experience.
  • Keep Engineering workshop and external storage areas clean and tidy
  • Playing an active part in site Health & Safety
  • Keep a documented record of projects and work completed/in progress.
  • Work with mentor to identify additional training opportunities to increase knowledge of manufacturing operations and equipment.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level Two Engineering Operative Apprenticeship
  • The successful candidate will be expected to attain a number of external vocational qualifications throughout their career with the company.
  • There will also be the chance to obtain Functional Skills in Mathematics and English if required.
  • Training will take place at employer's location in Goole.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is anticipated that on successful completion of the companies training program the right candidate will be qualified to progress to Team Leader level and be involved in all aspects of operations and health & safety management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Founded in 1977 as Protech Formulations Ltd, Grotech Production Ltd was established in 2002 to further develop Protech’s business as a specialist formulator and packer to the agrochemical industry. In 1980 Protech Formulations moved to Goole, East Yorkshire, where it operated from a 10,000 sq. ft. factory, with additional warehousing space nearby. In 2005 Grotech Production constructed a purpose-built 12,000 sq ft factory at Britannia Road, Goole whilst retaining the original Larsen Road premises as a warehouse. We work with a range of multinational 'Blue Chip' companies, as well as smaller organisations that do not have in-house production facilities, and our expertise lies in providing a confidential contract service in the formulation and packing of powders, granules and liquids. With ISO9001:2015 certification, we operate a quality management system to serve clients' needs from the procurement of materials and packaging to the delivery of finished goods and the invoicing of the client’s customer. Grotech have manufacturing capacity in solids blending, granulation and repacking and also in liquids formulation, filling and packing, and can accommodate various packaging variants and a range of delivery options from courier to next day pallet delivery in the UK and export shipping containers. We provide a facility for the manufacture of new products for companies in the nursery development phase. We can use the client’s specifications or work with their R&D team to develop a fit for purpose solution to meet the need.






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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022