Manufacturing Apprenticeship Corby

  • Employer Tata Steel
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary Year 1: £7,364
  • Deadline 10/03/2019

  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Corby
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/01/2019

Job Title: Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Location: Corby

Salary: Year 1: £7,364

About us:

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. 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

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.

Desired Skills

You will need to have a genuine interest in Engineering 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

Required Qualifications:

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


Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programme Overview:

As a manufacturing apprentice you will work alongside our skilled operators to learn key aspects of our manufacturing operations.  On the job training will be supplemented by academic study at college in basic Engineering Maintenance. 

Working hours on site will vary by area but the majority of areas will work 7am – 3pm throughout your apprenticeship years.


Package and benefits

As well as your starting salary of £7,364, Tata Steel offers a very competitive package - that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. This includes:

  • Nationally recognised qualifications 
  • Employment opportunities and progression
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, Asos

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