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Smurfit Kappa are based in Nechells and are recruiting for 2 papermaking apprentices to join their team.
They are looking for 2 Apprentices to go on a structured development programme over 3 years. They are particularly interested in a good, positive attitude rather than hard and fast qualifications.
Pay rates will be above statutory minimum set rates. Open to 16 year olds and upwards.
For more information please visit the government apprenticeship website here or read the below summary:
Wage increases by 8% in year 2 and 10% in year 3
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Working as part of a skilled team, you will play a key part in delivering high levels of performance in a highly efficient and environmentally sustainable, state of the art paper production Mill
- With training from raw materials through to finished product you will develop the skills needed to operate, maintain and problem solve all aspects of the plant in a safe and timely manner.
- You will spend time in different area of the paper mill learning key manufacturing skills and gaining experience in the paper manufacturing process, whilst learning the importance of Health & Safety, quality control and housekeeping.
- You will also carry out daily work programmes as assigned by the shift manager working within a passionate and goal orientated team.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprenticeship will consist of a combination of block release at CATCH in Stallingborough and onsite with your employer.
You will complete the level 3 science manufacturing technician standard including the City & Guilds L3 0610 in Process Technology
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.
You will have developed a variety of interchangeable skills and have an in depth understanding of the papermaking industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A-C / 5-9) Essential