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Maintenance Apprentice


Stalybridge, ENG, GB, SK15 1PH

UK Engineering Apprentice Electrical Biased


We are looking for an Apprentice to join us in September 2023


On this 4 year programme you'll work towards a Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship.


During your first year you'll be studying full time at a local training provider.


Years 2, 3 and 4 you'll be studying 1 day per week with a training provider, which will be delivered through a blend of virtual and Face to Face learning, as appropriate. The remainder of your working week will be either onsite or a blend of onsite/offsite working, experiencing different placements putting in to practice the practical skills you've been learning.


Our employees are our greatest resource, and we understand that the best results are achieved when diverse teams of talented people are empowered to generate solutions. Innovation, teamwork and service are the core tenets of our culture, and we provide ongoing development and advancement opportunities for our employees.


It is our technical expertise and manufacturing network of 20 modern production facilities, across 11 countries that give our customers confidence in Stepan product quality and service. 


Our Operations Apprentices are the future of our Manufacturing Plant


This opportunity would suit anyone that has a keen interest in how things work and is looking to learn and shape a career around a practical skill. Further opportunities during the completion of your apprenticeship may lead to more specialist skills such as dual skilling, projects etc. You could even end up leading a team. We are working to build a flexible pool of employees - and you could be part of this.

Entry Criteria


This role has specific qualification level and subject criteria - please make sure you carefully check your eligibility against this criteria as we cannot consider applications from anyone that does not meet the following requirements:


 5 x GCSES Grade 9 – 4 Achieved


To include: Maths & English Language & a Science / Technology subject Grade 9 – 4 Achieved

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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