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Engineering Apprentice-4

Job location : Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment : 06/10/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04310

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

Engineering Apprentice-4

Job Summary

Imerys Minerals are seeking to recruit engineering apprentices which will include aspects of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, welding and fabrication. As an apprentice you would be working alongside skilled engineers on fixed plant to ensure maximum efficiency and minimize disruption to productivity, carrying out planned and preventative maintenance across multiple sites in Cornwall.

The apprenticeships will be over a 4 year period and will consist of a combination of attendance at College along with work based learning in order to gain practical skills and experience.

Workplace attendance will be in mid cornwall except for one position based at Lee Moor, nr Plympton, Devon.

The working hours will be Monday - Friday 37.5 hours per week.

Applicants must have the following:

- 4 GCSEs Grade C or above to include Maths and English.

- Personal interest in working and developing as an engineer in an industrial environment.

- Full driving licence (Or the willingness to obtain one by the end of the apprenticeship)

- Good communication and organisational skills

- Proficiency with information technology

- A team player

- Be punctual and dependable.

For further details please contact Tracy Gay - or 01726 818023 / 07879890320.

To apply please go to click on talent, scroll down the page and click on openings, click on the country - UK then select which application you wish to apply for.

The closing date for applications is 1st June 2021.

All applicants must hold the right to work in the UK.

Position Type

Full time


Trainee/Apprentice - 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.

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