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Vacancy - Apprentice General Operator

At Ultraseal Slough we seal porosity and leak paths for cast and additive manufactured components using the ultimate blend of Ultraseal sealants and vacuum impregnation technology and we are looking to recruit apprentices in Slough.

Closing date

26 Apr 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • 08:30 - 16:30 Monday to Friday with 1/2 hour lunch break.
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Weekly wage

Competitive salary

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

15 months

  • Possible start date

02 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

Will be generated on approval

Vacancy description

The Apprentice General Operator will be trained in the following areas:

  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental
  • Material & Substrates,
  • Properties, Problems and solutions.
  • Impregnation
  • Pre-treatment
  • Powder Coating
  • Wet Painting
  • Fluoro-Polymer Coating
  • Pressure Testing
  • Plating
  • Engineering Communication
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Production Planning
  • Commercial
  • Quality

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills, practical, prepared to operate plant and equipment in line with Company procedures and safe working practices, logical thinker, able to use own initiative.  Good organisation skills.

Personal qualities

Reliable, enthusiastic and a team player, who stays focused and uses time effectively.  Will happily go the extra mile.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5 and above including English, Science and Maths.

Future prospects

Opportunities to progress to a supervisory or management level. Ultraseal is part of the Norman Hay group with potential opportunities globally in our overseas operations

Things to consider

May be required to work overtime at short notice.

About the employer



Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


At Ultraseal Slough we seal porosity and leak paths for cast and additive manufactured components using the ultimate blend of Ultraseal sealants and vacuum impregnation technology.

Trusted by manufacturers, component suppliers and F1 teams, we aim to consistently provide only the highest levels of quality, technical support and service standards for our customers



Number of positions

Arthur House 
Petersfield Avenue 



Number of positions

711 Banbury Avenue 


Employer's application instructions

To apply please visit our website: and complete the online application form in the Apprentice Section on the website. Your application form will be sent to prospective employers so please complete the form as accurately as you can. Please do not use text language – correct usage of upper and lower case characters is very important. This is a formal application not a message to a friend. Do not use abbreviations and check your spelling. Complete all relevant boxes on the form or enter not applicable. Give full course titles where appropriate i.e. NVQ L2 Performing Engineering Operations NOT just NVQ L2. Please give predicted grades if you are currently undertaking qualifications. Please avoid any inappropriate content within the email address. For return communication purposes a valid email address is required. Please also add onto your safe list within your email account. Check your email on a regular basis as this will be contact method for us and any prospective employer. As a precaution, you may also need to check your junk and spam folders.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship delivered over 12 - 18 months in company and following the company training plan.  Also completing competence and knowledge qualifications as required by the Standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering Operative

Training provider



  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993 882008