Multi-Skilled Engineering Apprentice

Job location:
Purfleet, United Kingdom
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05690

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Multi-Skilled Engineering Apprentice

Job Summary

Imerys Aluminates Ltd are seeking to recruit an Engineering Apprentice.  The position will be based at Purfleet, RM19 1NZ.  

The aim of the Engineering Apprentice is to learn all the elements of electrical and mechanical engineering required in order to maintain productivity of a busy Industrial Plant, whilst working safely at all times adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines.  

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to complete the maintenance tasks as directed by the Supervisor

  • Control and maintain a safe working environment ensuring that any issues are reported in a timely manner, ensuring that workplace  activities are compliant with UK Health and Safety Regulations covering employees, contractors and visitors

  • Operate and contribute to the continuous improvement of the site Operations, to provide the required quality production safety and efficiently at minimum cost

The successful candidate should:

  • Have 5 GCSEs Grade C/4 and above to include English, Maths and Science

  • Have a strong desire to progress within an engineering career

  • Be punctual, reliable and takes responsibility for their own actions

  • Show respect for others, having regard for Diversity and Equality

  • Respond positively to change in a working environment

  • Be able to integrate within the team and support others

  • Be able to work independently and effectively in challenging situations

  • Be able to maintain quality of work under pressure

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Be able to listen to others people’s opinions

  • Be able to follow instructions and guidance and demonstrate attention to detail

  • Seek opportunities to develop and adapt to different situations, environments and technologies

  • Be IT literate

Applicants will need to have Right to Work in the UK.

The Apprenticeship will be delivered over a 48 month duration and will consist of a combination of attendance at College along with work based learning in order to gain practical skills and experience.

The closing date for applications is 11th July 2022.

Position Type

Full time


Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.