Utilities Apprentice

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    Salford, Greater Manchester

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    11 months ago

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Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Position Purpose & Summary

To train in the safe and effective operation of the Utilities plant through distributed control system and locally, to problem solve when required. Utilities plant to incorporate gas turbines, waste heat boilers, cooling towers, condensate, compressed air, water, gas, effluent and steam systems. You will study for the level 3 apprenticeship standard: 'Utilities Engineering Technician' provided by SETA.

Principal Accountabilities

Logging, monitoring and reporting of CHP and Utility plant operation
Operating and first line maintenance of the Utility plant and system
Regular safety checks-daily, weekly and monthly
Maintaining and developing key performance indicators
Conducting in-process analysis, including boilers and cooling towers
Participation in projects and community activities
Studying towards Level 3 Utilities Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard including:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
BTEC level 3 in Advanced Manufacturing Technology
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technical Support

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 5 GCSEs, grade 4/ C or above or equivalent, including Maths, English and Dual Science or single sciences (including Physics)

Preferred Qualifications

AS level Maths or Physics or equivalent
A level or equivalent (BTEC/HNC) in science/engineering
An ability to demonstrate a genuine desire to work in an engineering/manufacturing environment
Inquisitiveness and a strong desire to learn
Strong problem solving ability
Team work and clear communication which are integral parts of successfully working in a team
Fully conversant in Microsoft office to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Proven analytical and fault finding techniques.
Experience within manufacturing operation or utility systems a benefit though not essential as full training will be provided.
Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then please send us your CV and cover letter today.

The recruitment process and your data

This role is managed by Cargill's recruitment partner, Morson International. By submitting your CV for this role you are providing your consent to your CV and application details being sent to Morson International for the purposes of managing the recruitment process. If you have any questions about how Morson International will use your data for this application process please contact Anne Oxton via 0161 707 1516. If you have any questions about how Cargill will use your data for this application process please contact