Manufacturing Apprentice Royston, Hertfordshire £16k (p.a)

Vacancy: Manufacturing Apprentice

Location: Royston
Job Family: Manufacturing - Apprentice Opportunity

Join Johnson Matthey and help us create a cleaner, healthier world, today and for future generations. Be the answer.

As a global leader in sustainable technologies, we apply our cutting-edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. We've been leaders in our field for more than 200 years, applying unrivalled scientific expertise to enable cleaner air, improved health and the more efficient use of our planet's natural resources. And our story doesn't end there. Through continued investment in sound research and development, we're tackling the world's big challenges into our third century and beyond. Now is your time to join us.

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Manufacturing Apprentice to join our team in Royston. Working within our experienced and talented Production Teams and reporting to the Production Lead, you will be involved in supporting the team with operating and maintaining a chemical process plant in a safe and proper manner to produce outputs that meet all customer and business unit specifications. A significant component of this role is the completion of a Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship which will be funded for you.

Through our Apprentice Programmes, we will equip you with the experience, industry recognised accredited qualifications and tools to succeed. You will spend 80% of your time gaining real hands-on experience in the role and 20% dedicated to your Apprenticeship studies, working with a National Training Provider to support your qualification.

What to expect
  • Work closely with the Technical Team and other areas of the business unit to understand the technical processes and support new process development in our refinery

  • Follow operating procedures and record process information accurately using percentages and basic maths calculations

  • Create and maintain batch process records and shift logs as work progresses

  • Ensure conformance to customer requirements, specifications and output schedules with respect to total quality in all aspects of the job

  • Adhere to all procedures including security, health and safety, environmental quality, training etc

  • Take responsibility for your own safety, complying with JMs safe working practices and following PPE direction and contribute to a healthy and safe working environment

Are you the ideal candidate?

We are looking for:

  • GSCE Grade C Single Award or above (or equivalent) in Maths and Chemistry

  • A team player who can support other areas if required

  • The ability and enthusiasm to learn and develop both academic and practical skills

  • Effective communication skills

  • Basic Microsoft Office skills i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • The ability to deliver work in a timely manner at the highest quality

  • Ability to demonstrate a professional attitude to work and to colleagues

  • An interest in activities which demonstrate a technical aptitude

  • Due to the nature of this role applicants must be non-smokers, have been free from nicotine products for at least 3 months and be 18 years or older as of 1st September 2020


In addition to a competitive salary we can offer you:

  • Annual leave - you can take 25 days holiday buy or sell 5 days

  • Food - enjoy a free lunch either in our canteen or take away to eat where ever you want

  • Discounts - save money at over 1500 retailers

  • Wellness - workout when you want in our onsite subsidised gym, join yoga or park fit classes or access free 24/7 support to help you when you need support

  • Pension - a generous pension with flexibility to make it work for you

How to apply

We are looking for an adaptable, agile learner to join our team and support our growing business to its fullest potential. If you have the necessary skills and experience to help us succeed, please apply online. For more information about apprenticeships please visit .

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