Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree Apprentice

Trent Refractories Ltd
Brigg Road, Menasha Way, Scunthorpe, DN16 3RT
£19,760.00 annually
05 May 2021
22 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • Testing, Prepare Samples and perform required tests, Collation of Data, Storage/disposal of samples
  • Plant and Site Assistance; Internal trial support for products, External supervision of trials, installations; monitor and maintain Quality standards
  • Administration; maintain and use data as required
  • Maintenance of equipment and facilities; all equipment and areas of work to be in good working order
  • Stock Control; ensuring supply inventory meets product needs and is managed accordingly
  • Health and Safety procedures must be followed at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical, methodical and meticulous approach with the ability to work in a team, or independently, in an organised manner
  • Office 365, basic understanding, SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Trustworthy
  • Adaptable to any tasks required
  • Work well within a team and as an individual, the ability and desire to learn

Desired qualifications

We are looking for candidates with:
  • GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English language at grade C or grade
  • 4, or above - plus one of the following 12 UCAS points including at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC.
  • National qualifications to include mathematics or a mathematicsbased
  • subject to at least AS level

For example:
  • BBC at A Level including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject plus at least one other from physics, physical science, engineering science, computer science, technology, chemistry or other science or technology subject DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a science or technology-based subject (including passes in mathematics and two other science or technology-based modules)

  • A combination of qualifications which must include mathematics or a mathematics-based subject and may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

Future prospects

  • Due to an increase in demand for our products, we are able to offer this permanent position. You will be part of a dynamic team, ensuring adherence to stringent quality production controls and records, creating bespoke products for a wide range of international clients
  • As well as SHU Engineering Degree, you will receive training and on the job support from a highly qualified & published scientist, respected in her field, and provided with the opportunity to learn, and do, all aspects of manufacturing refractory products
  • You will be on an educational and work experience path which will eventually enable you to participate in the design of new bespoke refractory products and improvements to production of existing products. Employees who are committed to Trent, have Trent's full commitment to them; as a family run business, we support and reward our people throughout their employment providing competitive salary, training and career advancement

Things to consider

  • This is a work role in a Refractories Laboratory and Plant, it will provide a very wide range of learning opportunities; it will be hands on, hard work,but rewarding
  • Our teams are committed to providing the best products on the market, we work hard, and we love what we do
  • There are good rail links between Scunthorpe and Sheffield