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Chemical Process Operator apprentice Program

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Date Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021

Position: Chemical Process Operator apprentice Program

Schedule: Full time

Job Number: R2012220

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 Chemical Process Operator Apprentice?

Imagine you having the chance to put your knowledge into practice by introducing new products, controlling change to existing manufacturing processes, and acquiring new technology and continuous improvement. On our 3-year apprenticeship program, you will study towards an NVQ & VRQs at Level 2 & 3 diploma and collaborate with operators, engineers, customers, suppliers at Dow worldwide.

Why this program is for you:

  • You are passionate about chemical manufacturing processes
  • You are enthusiastic and dedicated to advance your career path
  • You see yourself controlling equipment and systems that process chemical substances into industrial or consumer products
  • You love to analyze laboratory and sampling results to maintain process and quality standards
  • 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 18+
  • 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 - Cardiff and Vale 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: Starting at 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.