Mechanical Stores Operative Apprenticeship AESSEAL PLC

Do you want to work for one of South Yorkshire’s best companies that’s also in the top 100 apprenticeship employers? If you want to learn exceptional skills and discover a worldwide engineering business, this is the apprenticeship for you! Start your successful career here. Duties include picking / putting away components from storage carousels.

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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

    Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Do you want to join a modern, forward thinking and exceptional employer?

Now is the time to take the next step towards becoming a valued member of one of the biggest and best employers in the area, AESSEAL!

The successful candidate will continue their studies with industry specialists, RNN Group, giving you the training you need to become an all-rounded and qualified operative!

Committed to staff development, AESSEAL have the perfect values to help make your dream a reality, providing excellent in house training that compliments your academic studies.

You’ll develop your skills alongside experienced AESSEAL employees, learning a variety of duties to support the stores department and the overall business.

In this role, you will assist with ensuring on time delivery or products, testing of mechanical seals and ensuring manufacturing stock is kept organised and maintained. This is the perfect role for someone who likes a challenge and a varied job.

This Apprenticeship will teach you how to conduct:

  • Pressure testing of Mechanical Seals
  • Inspection of Mechanical Seals
  • Mechanical Seal assembly
  • Picking / putting away components from storage carousels
  • Assist with goods in and despatch
  • Stock/Inventory Control and General workshop tasks

If you are eager and ready to take your first step into a career then please apply now! These apprenticeships are highly sought after, so don’t miss your chance!

The training you will be getting

  • You will acquire a Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard qualification Level 2 - Diploma in Manufacturing.
  • Functional Skills if required.
  • Day release at NNC campus.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to industry specialist qualifications – further and higher skill development. A lifelong career in the industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Understanding of manufacturing, Understanding of stock control, Enjoy a challenge, Enjoy learning new skills


GCSE or equivalent Math's and English (Grade 3 / D and above) Desired

Things to consider

This is a successful business that has a very busy workload. They are looking for someone who can listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued member of the team.

About the employer

AESSEAL is the world’s leading specialist in the design and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems. They are renowned as one of South Yorkshires best employers, providing lifelong careers for the right individual that fits into their core values and their ethos. AESSEAL invest heavily into their staff. They provide many opportunities for Apprenticeships in their business and drive forward to ensure they have the best talent South Yorkshire has on offer for their Rotherham branch. If you would like to join a vibrant, forward thinking, innovative and excellent business, AESSEAL are the company for you. Just as their slogan states, you could experience the exceptional.




Global Technology Centre

Bradmarsh Business Park

Mill Close Rotherham

S60 1BZ

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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


Lorraine Savage


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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

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