Design Apprentice

Smurfit Kappa Corrugated Ltd
35, Hostmoor Avenue, March, PE15 0YZ
£14,000.00 annually
07 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The Design Apprentice role involves the following:
  • Coordination and reporting to the Design Manager progress and updates on design activities
  • Produce accurate drawings of packaging solutions for use by our customers
  • Effectively operate selected structural design system
  • Provide product technical support to the customers
  • Liaising with production regarding new designs versus machine capabilities
  • Once the apprentice is fully trained to the required skill levels they have the potential to develop into Senior Designers as well as a variety of other roles within the wider structure of Smurfit Kappa

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ambitious
  • Focused
  • Adaptable
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

Our apprenticeship programmes provide the perfect learning environment: innovation, motivation and support.

We know that people learn best by doing... Therefore, the ball will be in your court to make the most out of the development opportunities at your fingertips.Remember... Your future is in your hands!

Desired qualifications

  • A Level maths or Science, or BTEC Level 3 Engineering, or completion of a Level 3 Engineering apprenticeship

Future prospects

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading provider within the packaging industry who will support you in your career.You will extensively train and develop within a global organisation and exposed to each area of the business. You will receive excellent financial rewards and job satisfaction in an industry which is interesting, challenging, creative and innovative.

The Package

You will be employed on a 3½ year training contract whilst you complete your apprenticeship programme with us.

You will receive a competitive salary with 25 days holiday+ public holidays and full training support.

After the 3½ year training period you will be expected to apply for vacancies within the Smurfit Kappa group.

Things to consider

The corrugated industry is a dynamic, fast paced and a constantly evolving manufacturing industry sector, it is creative and innovative. The corrugated industry supplies most manufacturing industries in the UK with some form of paper based packaging solution for their transit or/and sales and marketing needs in areas such as food & drink, pharmaceutical, health & beauty, automotive, aerospace, electronics & furniture plus many more.

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