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.

Apply now

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 - Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Process Operator Apprentice you will spend time at the specialist training facility with our training provider Blackpool & the Fylde College. You will learn basic manufacturing and craft skills, giving you a great foundation to progress.

On-site, you will be based within our training team where you will undertake more formal in-house training for the duration with our Operations functions, with a manufacturing focussed programme. 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
  • 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 with many of our apprentice going on to additional study
  • 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

  • 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.




Victrex Technology Centre

Hillhouse International

Thornton Cleveleys



Rebecca Dugdale


You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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

Process industry manufacturing 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