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Manufacturing Apprenticeship (Apprentice), Corby

Date: 05-May-2022

Location: Corby, East Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Location: Corby, NN17 5AU

Salary: Year 1 £17,650, Year 2 £20,533

Length of Apprenticeship: 2 years

Closing Date: Wednesday 25th May 2022

At Tata Steel we believe that our strength is not just in our steel, but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.

Your Tata Steel apprentice programme is just the beginning, where you go next is up to you.

Apply today and lets make the difference together.

We pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled.

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The Role

Our Manufacturing function plays a vital role in our business. Working closely with colleagues in and beyond Manufacturing, to ensure that plant performance is optimised and that production targets are achieved. This involves operating at pace, with precision and to accurate technical guidelines. The roles are varied - you will be involved with all elements associated with Manufacturing, including health & safety, quality, customer focus and production efficiency.


The Apprenticeship

As a Manufacturing Apprentice you will work alongside our skilled operators to learn key aspects of our Manufacturing operations in your placement area.  On the job training will be supplemented by academic study at college 1 day a week over the 2 year period & that will assist the progression of your knowledge in the Manufacturing role. 

Working hours on site will vary by area but the majority of areas will work 7am – 3pm throughout your apprenticeship years. This apprenticeship will be over a 2 year period.


The Candidate

You’ll need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English, Maths and Science) at Grades A* - C or level 4 – 9 or equivalents.

You will have a keen interest in the following:-

  • Improving the environmental and energy performance of industrial processes
  • Learning production processes that are vital to the site
  • Complex data analysis and problem-solving
  • Working with instrumentation – on-site measurement of process parameters (e.g. temperature, flow, pressure).

You will need to have a genuine interest in Manufacturing and show a passion for this type of work. 

To achieve Tata Steels vision we are looking for people with the qualities that will fit into our way of thinking; these include passion, drive, enthusiasm, imagination and the ability to adapt to new challenges.  We are looking for innovative minds and skills that go beyond just pure academic ability in order to drive change and really make a difference.

The company are also looking for people who:

  • Have strong communication and listening skills
  • Are keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Are reliable – with good timekeeping skills
  • Are able to work in a team
  • Are interested in the engineering/manufacturing industry
  • Are comfortable with shift working


The Benefits

As well as a competitive starting salary, you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including:

  • Nationally recognised qualifications
  • Employment opportunities and career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, ASOS.
  • Free onsite parking at all of our sites
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance


The Business

Tata Steel Tubes has one of the broadest ranges of welded tube from any steel manufacturer, supplying the construction, conveyance, pressure, energy, automotive, engineering & precision tube markets.

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers.

Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.

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