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Maintenance Apprentice Program

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Date Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021

Position: Maintenance Apprentice Program

Schedule: Full time

Job Number: R2012082

Primary location:

Country: United Kingdom

City: Barry (GBR)

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What materials will tomorrow be made of? The materials of the future are just one insight away. Through our apprenticeship programs, we will help you unlock your full career potential, gain extensive knowledge in the field of chemical manufacturing processes, and pursue innovation that makes a profound impact on social and global challenges.

Want to learn what apprenticeship program suits you best? Think about what interests you have and how you can make the difference at Dow. Your journey at Dow is about to start!

Can you see yourself as a Maintenance Apprentice?

Dow’s maintenance apprentice program is a layered 4-year opportunity that consists of studying for an NVQ Level 3 Diploma and working with colleagues, customers, suppliers and specialists around the globe at the same time. We are looking for apprentices in Mechanical Maintenance, Electrical Maintenance and Maintenance Planning. During your first year, you will undertake trainings on process manufacturing principles at our partnering college while over the remaining 3 years we will ensure you to undertake the internal job-specific training courses and study for your qualifications on day-release.

Why this program is for you:

  • You have a keen interest in maintenance, technology and engineering.
  • You see yourself planning, building, testing and installing equipment that process chemical substances into industrial or consumer products.
  • You love to provide support and respond to issues by collaborating with your colleagues
  • You are motivated to learn more about environmental regulations and requirements
  • You have a 5 GCSE’s at grade C/ Level 4 or above (Inc. Maths, English and a science)
  • Aged 16+
  • You are allowed to work in the United Kingdom
  • You can speak and write in English fluently

Why Dow?

  • Competitive salary
  • An international and diverse team that loves to collaborate to serve customers’ needs throughout Europe and Asia
  • On-and-off-job training programs to build the fundamentals for your future career
  • Exposure to the most advanced manufacturing processes in the world
  • Have the office at one of Dow’s largest manufacturing sites worldwide

Where you’ll be:

Between Dow’s Barry site (UK) and Partnering College - Bridgend College.

Application Information:

- Deadline for applying Wednesday 31st March 2021

After we have received your application, take into account that it will take a few weeks to go through every letter and CV received. If we want to learn more about your background and skills, we will be in touch with you.

Regardless of the outcome, you will receive feedback.

- First round of interviews: April 2021

- Second round of interviews (+ test): April 2021/May 2021

Apprentice Information:

- Salary: Approximately £15,325.00 per annum. (Increases each year)

- Start of Apprentice: September 2021

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 109 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 36,500 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $43 billion in 2019. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.