Operations Apprenticeship - Process Operator VICTREX MANUFACTURING LIMITED

We currently have exciting Apprenticeship opportunities across our business. These are available in our Operations and Engineering departments. Following successful completion of the scheme, you will be in a permanent role in either our Engineering or Operations teams.

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

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We offer you a full time, permanent contract, alongside a competitive rate of pay, generous company pension scheme, potential annual bonus with optional private health care and share save schemes. You get 29 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays.

  • Working week

    Training School will be 9am-4pm for Year 1. Yr2 onwards will be 8am-4pm. Following successful completion you will move onto a 24hr shift pattern, this includes a shift allowance.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Operations and Engineering apprentice you will spend your first year at a specialist training facility. You will learn basic engineering and craft skills, giving you a great foundation to progress. You will then join us on site, based within our training team where you will undertake more formal in-house training for the next three years with our Operations or Engineering teams. You will then specialise in a particular field of either Operations or Engineering with the opportunity to complete some additional formal qualifications in your chosen area. 

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

Maintenance and operations engineering technician- Level 3

Functional Skills maths and English, if required. 

You will be working towards Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician standards and formal NVQ and BTEC Level 3 qualifications.

Many of our apprentices go on to do further qualifications, continuing to develop their careers with us.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

All of our apprenticeships are permanent positions, so at the end of the apprenticeship you will join our team as a qualified Process Operator.

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, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other Subject (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other Subject (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Your pay will increase annually when meeting and passing standards each year. Circa 10% annual increases.

About the employer

Victrex is an innovative world leader in high performance materials, serving a diverse range of markets. Every day, millions of people rely on products or applications which contain our polymers, from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil & gas platforms and medical devices.




Victrex Technology Centre

Hillhouse International

Thornton Cleveleys


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Apr 2023