Science and Product Manufacturing Apprentice

HD2 1YZ, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary and benefits package
13 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colours from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.  Lubrizol is a Berkshire Hathaway company.


Science and Product Manufacturing Apprentice

Lubrizol has an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 Science and Product Manufacturing Apprenticeship based at our plant in Huddersfield.

Starting this summer, this role will give you the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge needed to ensure the safe operation of a complex plant manufacturing a range of active ingredients. You will learn about production planning, quality and health and safety, and will gain an insight into the science and engineering behind our products and processes. 

To support your on the job learning you will complete a Level 3 Science Manufacturing apprenticeship over 3 years. This is the perfect opportunity to earn while you learn, and gain a valuable qualification alongside real life work experience.

What we are looking for:

  • A strong team player with a focus on results
  • An interest in the manufacturing industry
  • Previous work experience (beneficial but not essential)
  • A commitment to continue to learn and develop new skills
  • Minimum 5 GCSEs (actual or predicted) grade 9-4 (A*-C) including:
    • Maths and English grade 5-6 (B) or above
    • At least one science or technical subject grade 4 (C) or above

What you’ll get in return:

By joining Lubrizol you’ll get a competitive salary and benefits package, a supportive environment in which to learn, and the potential to develop a career in a highly successful global organisation.

How to apply:

Our application process is simple, to apply please click here to upload your CV and covering letter by 23rd March 2019.


Lubrizol’s products for the global performance coatings market start with the hyperdispersants manufactured at our Huddersfield facility.  Just two miles from the M62 motorway, Huddersfield is a gateway to a number of nearby cities: Bradford (16km/10 miles); Leeds (24km/15 miles); Sheffield (48km/30 miles); and Manchester (64km/40 miles), and has easy access to the Lake District. The well-regarded University of Huddersfield is the cultural heart of our city, with restaurants, shops and entertainment close at hand. And of course, this is a sports town as the fans of the Huddersfield football club and our local rugby clubs can attest.  Huddersfield has so much to offer.  We hope that you’ll consider joining our team.