Winsford CW7 2PA
This is an exciting time to be part of our client’s Engineering Department; based in Winsford our client is a leading provider in the provision of highway de-icing applications and services in the UK. As an Apprentice you'll be playing a key role in the journey to provide expertise in optimising, integrating and supporting mine operations.
Our client’s purpose is to improve their competitive advantage through the use of technology. This is why their Apprentice Programme focuses on recruiting and developing the Technicians of the future.
As an Apprentice you will work closely with all areas of the operations, focusing mainly on the engineering applications. By supporting you to gain NVQ and BTEC qualifications, the programme will help you to develop as a multi-skilled engineer working on a range of mechanical and electrical equipment. You will spend the majority of your working week on site at the Winsford Rock Salt Mine and a day a week studying at a local college.
The Apprenticeship will focus on multi-skilling, with a module specifically focused on High Voltage electrical equipment.
If you are driven and flexible with a passion for technology and engineering, then apply to Compass Minerals UK for a successful career.
What you’ll need:
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and Science Grade C or above (minimum of a 'B' in Maths is preferred)
- Be enthusiastic and willing to learn
- Have normal colour vision
- Be adaptable in your outlook with a flexible approach to working patterns
- Possess excellent verbal and written English skills
- Have problem solving, analytical and numerical skills
- Be mature and personable with the ability to work as a member of a team
- Be interested in technology, computers and engineering (both mechanical and electrical)
Applications are encouraged from candidates who are currently considering alternative opportunities to continuing in full time education. We welcome applications from female and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in our operation.
This is a great opportunity to join a global company. Located in Winsford, Cheshire, our business is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The Company produces its minerals at locations throughout the US, Canada, Brazil and the UK. Though the Company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public Company in December 2003. The Company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016 and our mission is to be the best essential minerals Company by delivering safely where and when it matters.
Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.
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