Operations Apprenticeship - Process Operator VICTREX MANUFACTURING LIMITED

We are looking for Apprentice Process Operators to join our Manufacturing Team. With big ambitions for the future there has never been a better time to join Victrex! You'll receive first-class on the job training from a dedicated team, whilst earning a competitive salary - not to mention an industry recognised qualification too.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays • Private Medical Insurance • Pension Scheme • 4 x Death in Service Benefit • SAYE Scheme • Share Ownership Scheme after 6 months service • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm Breaks to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • As an Process Operator Apprentice you will undertake formal in-house training with our Operations or Engineering teams and learn basic engineering and craft skills, giving you a great foundation to progress within the company.
  • The programme is mechanically focused and upon completion you will join our team as a fully qualified Process Operator.

Here are a few examples of what our Process Operators do:

  • Operate the manufacturing process to the required quality and safety standards and relevant operating procedures.
  • Undertake appropriate plant maintenance to ensure efficient and effective operation of plant
  • Maintain required standards of plant housekeeping to ensure safe and efficient working practices.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities support wider continuous improvement activities.

The training you will be getting

This Apprenticeship will give you an industry recognised qualification via a Level 3 in Maintenance and Operations Engineering (MOET), with many of our apprentices going on to additional study.Po

This duration of this Apprenticeship Programme is 48 months and if successful, you will join our 2024 Apprenticeship Intake in September.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential progression into the role of a Process Operator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

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.




Ginhouse Lane

S61 4QH


Rebecca Dugdale


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2024