Electrical Craft Apprentice

Posted 3 days ago by Saint-Gobain Limited

Company description:

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Electrical Craft Apprentice to join our passionate and knowledgeable Engineering Team and start their apprenticeship. This exciting role will see you developing technical skills on the job as part of our Electrical team and gaining formal qualifications from college. We have successfully trained apprentices in the past who are still part of the team.


The engineering team works at the heart of the Newark plant, driving maintenance activities, projects, improvements and also reacting to breakdowns.



Job description:

What will you be doing in the role?


In the role as Electrical Craft Apprentice you will;



  • Be part of a team of qualified crafts/engineers.
  • Learn engineering skills on the job to NVQ level 3.
  • Gain a qualification to HNC level minimum through day release at college.
  • Learn about the plant and maintenance activities.
  • Take part in world class manufacturing projects.
  • Develop skills to become one of our engineers in the future.

Am I what you are looking for?


First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?


For the Electrical Craft Apprentice specifically it is important that you have:



  • A strong interest in the subject.
  • Ideally we would like candidates to have already completed their NVQ Level 2.
  • At least a B in 3 GCSEs (including mathematics and science or another technical subject, as a minimum) - or a 5 in the new scoring criteria.
  • Personal attributes will include drive, determination, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

What about the business you’ll be joining?


There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


This vacancy is working for Saint-Gobain Formula - a very diversified business focussed on providing plaster and gypsum for industrial applications. Our customers are industrial companies which use our formulations either as part of their manufacturing process or as a raw material to manufacture finished products. We aim to be the industry’s first choice for specialist gypsum and plasters solutions, with leading product brands in all markets through product quality and innovation, long term customer partnerships around the world, caring about the environment and with a high level of customer service and technical support.


Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?


What will you get in return?


As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Saint-Gobain Formula is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.


In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Saint-Gobain Formula  or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.


The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.


What do you need to do now?


We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.


We recognise the value of diversity and the talents that those from diverse backgrounds can contribute to our success. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular we ould like to welcome and attract more women into our business.


No Agency CV’s please.


Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position) and be over 16 years of age as of 1st September 2018.



Reference: 35174665

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