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Vacancy - Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Cleenol in Banbury is looking to recruit a Maintenance Apprentice. Cleenol is a relatively small company so the tasks for the maintenance team can be very varied.

Vacancy description

Cleenol manufactures and distributes an extensive range of cleaning and hygiene chemicals, throughout the UK and worldwide. These products are manufactured and bottled on site using a combination of electric and pneumatic machinery. The aim of the apprenticeship is to support the production equipment. The machinery you will be working with consists of air and electric pumps, electric motors, conveyors, pneumatic valves and pipework, steel and plastic pipework, and mixing tanks.

The specific tasks can be broken down as follows:

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • installing new systems
  • responding to breakdowns
  • diagnosing faults
  • repairing equipment
  • obtaining specialist components fixtures and fittings
  • maintaining records
  • ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • managing stocks of supplies and equipment

Cleenol is a relatively small company so the tasks for the maintenance team can be very varied. The primary role will be in production, however tasks could also include some fabrication (welding), building maintenance (unblocking drains), and changing the MD’s break pads!

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

40 hours, 8am-430pm daily, 30 minutes for lunch break.

Weekly wage


Expected apprenticeship duration

4 years

Possible start date

04 Sep 2018

Closing date

31 July 2018

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A keen interest pursuing a career in engineering, alongside a commitment to continuously learn new skills.

Personal qualities

There is an opportunity to learn a wide variety of tasks and grow into a useful member of the team. The job will suit a practical person, who is not afraid of getting stuck in and getting their hands dirty. Somebody who is curious about how machines work and more importantly, is willing to have a go at putting them back together again.

Qualifications required

A minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C (Grade 5) and above including English, Science and Maths. 

Future prospects

The maintenance team is small. Cleenol is currently growing. The opportunities for a proven maintenance person would be very good.

About the employer


Cleenol Group Ltd


Cleenol is an independent private family owned and run company which can trace its roots back to the early 1700s. It has always been the company's philosophy to provide the best quality hygiene and cleaning products together with the best possible service for our customers. It is not enough to manufacture and supply. We believe it is our responsibility and duty to ensure that our customers are trained in the safe, efficient and economical use of our products. We believe in the value and importance of the highest level of service to our customers. This includes helping them choose the right products for the purpose, providing backup training materials, wallcharts and guides, helping them maintain the highest levels of health and safety, and being on hand when required to answer their needs.


Neville House

Beaumont Road


OX16 1RB