Apprenticeship programme

Essentra’s Apprenticeship Programme will provide you with the platform to develop a career across a range of disciplines.

Are you looking for an apprenticeship programme that will offer you the opportunity to learn a specialist set of skills in a hands on and rewarding environment?

Unlock your potential

Essentra’s 3 year Apprenticeship Programme, currently available in the UK, will provide you with the platform to develop a career across a range of disciplines. We will offer successful candidates a meaningful learning experience in a real job from day one. You will enjoy a supportive and structured environment which will truly enable you to unlock your potential.

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Our roles

We will offer a number of different apprenticeship opportunities across our Component Solutions and H&PC and Packaging businesses throughout the UK. These may include; plastic injection moulding, machine setting, tool-making, flexographic and lithographic printing and carton manufacturing.

Apprenticeship opportunities are available across all the following locations:

  • Kilmarnock
  • Bradford
  • Nottingham
  • Newmarket
  • Newport
  • Portsmouth

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What do we offer?

As a part of the Essentra apprenticeship programme, you will be working alongside industry specialists in a fast paced and progressive manufacturing environment. You will receive professional in role training by industry recognised delivery partners in conjunction with a structured programme of learning. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will receive a formally recognised industry related qualification and with it, the opportunity to enjoy a varied and rewarding career.

You will have:

  • A real job from day one
  • A personal facilitator who will provide technical guidance
  • On-site support from your colleagues
  • An individual learning and development plan
  • Formal on-site training that will complement your practical experience
  • Competitive base salary (with structured pay progression)

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What we're looking for

  • Focused, resourceful and ready to start a meaningful career
  • Plenty of enthusiasm and desire to learn from others
  • Ambition to learn a true skill or specialism
  • Ability to work across a variety of shift patterns and times
  • Potential to pass a Maths and English assessment equivalent to GCSE level
  • Self-motivated in character and focused on success

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How to apply

For 2017, we will be offering apprenticeships commencing in May and October. We are now accepting applications until Friday 22nd September but we encourage applicants to apply at their earliest opportunity.

Step One - You will need to complete an online application form which will be reviewed by our specialist recruitment team.
Step Two - We will review and reply to your application and may contact you directly to get to know a bit more about you.
Step Three - You will be asked to complete some basic ability assessments.
Step Four - This is our final stage of the selection process where you will meet with your potential site management team for a formal interview.

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