Are you looking for an apprenticeship close to home? Do you like problem solving? Do you like being part of a team? If so, Essity s Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship at Oakenholt Mill, Flint, could be for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn.
At Essity we manufacture and sell products that are used every day, we break taboos and challenge convention, all with the intention of breaking down barriers to health and well-being globally.
We own and manufacture many leading brands. Cushelle toilet tissue, Plenty kitchen roll and TORK are three of our leading tissue brands, all manufactured in the UK for use in the home and industry.
About the role
It takes a lot of people to make one toilet roll and our engineers and technicians play a key role in maintaining and improving our manufacturing equipment to do just that.
Join Essity as an Electrical Engineering Apprentice and you will have the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to become a qualified technician.
Our paper mill at Oakenholt contains a vast array of machinery and equipment. Our two paper machines are larger than a jumbo jet, and the machine speed is faster than the motorway speed limit. Key to its success is the reliability of the machinery, and you will learn how to fix issues and improve them to a high standard. Innovation and sustainability are important to us.
Our Engineering Apprenticeship is designed to create our engineers and technicians of the future - a great opportunity to launch your career.
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 talk.
What you will do
The Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship blends college and work based technical skills training. Whilst at work you will have the opportunity to put your learning into practice with the support of knowledgeable and experienced teams.
Over three years you will obtain a nationally recognised apprenticeship as an Engineering apprentice.
You will study to gain a Level 3 BTEC diploma in electrical engineering in years one and two under the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Standard. If you demonstrate the right level of knowledge growth and commitment during your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to study for a Level 4 HNC electrical engineering qualification in the final two years.
You will work Monday to Friday during your apprenticeship which will include a day per week at our partner college, Coleg Cambria.
Who are you?
We would love to hear from you if you can show the following
A minimum of GCSE grade 6/B (achieved or predicted) in Maths
A minimum of GCSE grade 5/C (achieved or predicted) in English, a science and two other subjects
A BTEC Level 2 qualification in Performing Engineering Operations
The ability to solve problems independently
You can work collaboratively with others and communicate effectively
You like to take on new challenges and work outside of your comfort zone
You can successfully balance study and working life
You take pride in your work and take self-ownership of tasks
What we can offer you
In return we offer an excellent starting salary (above the national minimum apprentice wage), plus competitive pension scheme, annual bonus earning potential, health cash plan, workwear, holidays, and fully funded study towards nationally recognised qualifications.
Most importantly we offer the opportunity for you to work for a global company and gain first-hand experience of world class maintenance techniques within the fast-moving consumer goods market.
You will complete your apprenticeship with a robust set of qualifications, knowledge and skills providing a strong platform to develop a long-lasting career with Essity.
To kick start your application, upload your CV. You may then be asked to complete a recorded interview and some online assessments. The final stage will be an assessment day on-site.
If successful during the selection process your start date will be September 2022.
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.
At Essity, we embrace the individual and recognise the remarkable power that can be harnessed when different ideas, backgrounds, experiences, and perspective come together. If you apply for a job at Essity, you can be sure that the only criteria we consider for selection is professional experience, qualifications, key job-related attributes and working values.
Collaborative and caring culture empowerment & engaged people work with impact and powerful purpose individual learning & career growth health & safety priority sustainable value together innovation sustainable working life total reward
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.
Application End Date:
20 Aug 2022