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Packaging Apprentices

Undisclosed Company
Oxfordshire, Wantage
£20000.00 - £22308 per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of packaging innovation? If so, Manpower UK Print & Packaging Division are excited to bring an opportunity to market for 2 ambitious Packaging apprentices. These full-time permanent opportunities are working for one of our prestigious partners, a market-leading, global packaging business. These dynamic individuals will join our clients R&D Department in Wantage. This isn't your ordinary apprenticeship - it's a chance to be at the forefront of cutting-edge packaging solutions! The role will primarily involve supporting pack testing and technical support activities whilst completing a part time distance learning Chemical Science Degree at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Your Role:

  • Work closely with the Packaging Sciences Manager.
  • Dive into the world of Pack Testing and Technical Support.
  • Be the superhero in complaint resolution and defect/materials investigation.
  • Explore the development and qualification of new packaging materials and formats.

What You'll Do:

  • Be hands-on in supporting our operations and project leaders.
  • Tackle challenges head-on and contribute ideas that make a difference.
  • Learn, grow, and make an impact from day one.

Why Join Us:

  • Unleash your creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.
  • Be part of a team that's redefining the future of packaging.

What We're Looking For:

  • Enthusiastic individuals eager to learn and grow.
  • Passion for science, technology, and making things better.
  • Strong attention to detail and a knack for problem-solving.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Chemical Science Degree.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facility with leading cutting edge equipment/tech, an impressive inclusive working environment that offers additional lunch time activities on site that supports employment well being.
  • A fun, inclusive, and innovative work culture.


  • Applicants should have a minimum of 104 UCAS points at A-level (grades BCC - to be confirmed on application), with one being chemistry or an equivalent scientific discipline.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (including the ability to present scientific data).
  • Ability to balance workload with on-the-job training.
  • Take responsibility for personal development, demonstrating commitment to learning and self-improvement.


  • Experience working in food packaging, food production or protective metal coatings.

Ready to Make Your Mark? If you're excited about packaging and ready to embark on a rewarding journey and forge a sustainable, robust career path, apply now and let's, apply now and let's create the future together!

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