Polymer Processing Apprenticeship VICTREX MANUFACTURING LIMITED

We’re currently working with a global innovator within polymer solutions who are looking to grow their brand new Technical Centre team with an apprentice. They’re looking for someone who is ready to build a career within a specialised sector, gaining hands-on industry experience with professional experts.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 16:30

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • This position will expect you to take a hands-on approach when organise and perform experiments and analysis in support of technology projects
  • You will accelerate and spearhead the evaluation and development of PAEK Coated Magnet wire for e-mobility
  • They’ll want you to be ambitious when discussing the company approach when responding to product quality issues, continuous improvement opportunities for existing and new processes and plant
  • Assists in, plan and perform experiments on pilot/production scale equipment
  • Carry out small scale manufacturing trials and capability studies.
  • Adherence to the Company's SHE (Safety, Health and Environmental) policy, ISO quality requirements, and R&D functional standards
  • Collation and analyses of data using a range of in-house and external analytical services to evaluate the properties of materials produced
  • Preparation of materials for customer samples
  • Support root cause analysis and investigations for customer complaints & internal quality incidents

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards a Level 3 Polymer Processing Apprenticeship which will give you a broader overview of the industry and provide vital skills taught by industry experts
  • Training will be onsite with employer via remote call
  • You will be on block release for all learning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further progression into more senior opportunities or within different departments - all based on what you have excelled in or what may interest you

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


A Level or equivalent Applied Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to show a demonstrable working knowledge of a range of analytical and manufacturing techniques. Additionally, we'll want you to show a willingness to take accountability and use initiative when carry out daily responsibilities, as well as be curious about the opportunity and enthusiastic to learn new skills.

About the employer

Global innovator within polymer solutions, specifically working on the development of PAEK Coated Magnet wire for e-mobility.





Stonedale Road


GL10 3RQ

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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


Angus Reid


020 8152 6602

Apprenticeship standard

Polymer processing 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: 30 Jun 2024