Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice

Apply From: 17th of July 2019
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Have you thought about getting paid while you learn and build a career within engineering? Why not look at our the opportunity to join us in an Electrical  Engineering Apprenticeship at our site in Trafford Park, Manchester? 

 We are a global business dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. We are home in the UK to brands like Cushelle, Plenty, Bodyform, Velvet, Tena & Tork.  We are committed to the training and development of the future success of our business and we want YOU to be part of it. 

 Our Apprenticeship programmes have become well established over many years across our sites in the UK, and we are proud to see the success and development of the employees who began their career on our apprenticeship program. We believe you can be a real positive influence for the future of Essity.

 The aim is to help you maximise your skills and potential in an exciting and fast-moving environment. You will be supported by a friendly team and experienced mentors who will invest time and effort in helping you make the most out of this opportunity. You will be responsible for succeeding at work and at college, in an environment that will be challenging but also one that will enable you to enjoy your learning experience.  


About the Role

This advanced apprenticeship programme in electrical and instrumentation is designed to develop you over 4 years to reach a minimum level of a skilled shift electrical and instrumentation technician.  You will develop  your skills through a mix of on-the-job training as well as gaining formal qualifications through college attendance.  Whilst at work you will be putting your learnings into practice, working with an experienced and friendly team who are keen to support you.

 We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to hear from you. 


What You Will Do

You will spend the first year at College, before moving to day release in years 2-4.

 You will obtain a nationally recognised apprenticeship as a Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician, which includes qualifications at Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations, Level 3 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Maintenance Engineering. If you are demonstrate the right level of knowledge growth and commitment during your apprenticeship, you will also have the opportunity to study for a HNC Engineering qualification in the final two years.


Who You Are

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSE qualifications at grade 5 or grade C (or above), this must include Maths, English and a Science and demonstrate a real interest in electrical and/or instrumentation engineering.

 You will be a driven, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with a positive can-do attitude, happy to work as part of a team and willing to learn and develop. 

Key to success for this apprenticeship is to have the ability to balance time between studies and work to ensure success in both.


What We Can Offer You

As an apprentice of today you are an expert of tomorrow.   We have high expectations of our apprentices who are rewarded by our competitive pay and benefits. Salaries are reviewed regularly throughout the apprenticeship  based on performance and qualifications gained.


If you have a passion for electrical engineering, kickstart your future and apply online now!

Your start date if successful will be September 2019.

 At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility |Innovation


More About Trafford Park Mill, Manchester

Our production site in Manchester is located in the heart of Trafford Park industrial area, next to the river.  We have a large free staff car park and are located close to bus stops and a 15-minute walk from Eccles train station. We have an on-site subsidized canteen, as well as coffee break-out areas. There is one paper machine and 3 converting lines focused on producing family products such as Cushelle and Plenty.  With nearly 200 people on-site including approximately 20 apprentices, there is great team ready to welcome you. 


Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

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