Engineering Manufacturing Technician / Papermaking Apprentice SMURFIT KAPPA UK LTD
To train as a Papermaking Apprentice to undertake a structured training program of academic study and vocational work in our Birmingham Mill. We are looking for someone who wants to learn, has a good work ethic and is able to adjust to different work situations. You will be operating the systems and equipment involved in the production of products.
Closing date: 31 May 2023
Pay award pending so initial rate may increase. Wage increases by 8% in year 2 and 10% in year 3
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Sep 2023
17 Apr 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Working as part of a skilled team, you will play a key part in delivering high levels of performance in a highly efficient and environmentally sustainable, state of the art paper production Mill
- With training from raw materials through to finished product you will develop the skills needed to operate, maintain and problem solve all aspects of the plant in a safe and timely manner
- You will spend time in different area of the paper mill learning key manufacturing skills and gaining experience in the paper manufacturing process, whilst learning the importance of Health & Safety, quality control and housekeeping
- You will also carry out daily work programmes as assigned by the shift manager working within a passionate and goal orientated team
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprenticeship will consist of a combination of block release at CATCH in Stallingborough and onsite with your employer.
You will complete the level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician standard including the City & Guilds L3 0610 in Process Technology.
In addition to this you will also complete a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in Papermaking.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.
You will have developed a variety of interchangeable skills and have an in depth understanding of the papermaking industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C / 5-9) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
HCF CATCH LIMITED
Science manufacturing technician
Level 3 (A level)
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