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Science Manufacturing Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship – MicroCapture


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We are looking for an energetic Science Manufacturing Technician Apprentice to join our specialist fragrance manufacturing business based in Grantham. Positive and enthusiastic with a can-do, problem-solving attitude, you will have a flexible approach to learning. There will be a strong focus on delivering against production schedules to meet KPI’s.

Qualifications requirements Minimum Maths GCSE and English Grade C or level 4 and above
Salary National Minimum Wage
Holiday Entitlement 20 days plus bank holidays
Location Grantham NG31 7XT
Working Hours Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm, with Unpaid 30 minutes for lunch and 15 minute tea break
Duration 27 months
Start date ASAP
Interview date February onwards
Closing Date for applications 1st April 2024, advert my close earlier if we receive sufficient applications
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We are looking for an energetic Science Manufacturing Technician Apprentice to join our specialist fragrance business based in Grantham. Positive and enthusiastic with a can-do, problem-solving attitude, you will have a strong focus on order and quality and have a flexible approach to learning.

The key focus of the role is to operate in our, purpose-built production facility producing specialist industrial fragrances and therapeutic cosmetic products to supply some of the world’s leading brands. Working as part of a small, supportive team, the role will report directly to the Laboratory and Production Supervisor.

The ideal candidate would have a background or knowledge of industry/manufacturing/or science. There will be a strong focus on delivering against KPI’s aligned to production schedules. Knowledge or experience of continuous improvement of processes would be also be beneficial, but not essential.

This is a varied role. Day to day, you will be involved in all aspects of producing a small range of fragrance products, including quality control within the laboratory whilst simultaneously supporting the business growth strategy by working in busy production periods. Comfortable with a degree of change and uncertainty, you’ll be resilient, pragmatic and able to work collaboratively with the rest of the team and our various partners.

In return we offer a friendly, dynamic working environment with free parking and easy access from the A1 and town centre. Other benefits include 28 days paid holiday (including statutory holidays) performance related profit share and a workplace pension.


Summary of Responsibilities

  • Delivering production runs in accordance with precise procedures and quality parameters to ensure orders are manufactured right first time
  • Working to production schedules to ensure orders are completed on time
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records
  • Carrying out LEAN manufacturing continuous improvements
  • Productivity reporting to agreed targets
  • Supporting routine laboratory testing
  • Handling raw materials and forklift driving, packing off finished goods and labelling ready for QA approval
  • Booking in raw materials and conducting regular stock takes


Apprenticeship Standard: Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician

Training Provider: Cogent Skills

Delivery model: Training to be provided will be delivered online at MicroCature Ltd. premises


MicroCapture is an award-winning Grantham based manufacturer of specialist microencapsulated fragrances and ingredients, which we supply to the tissue converting and therapeutic cosmetics sectors. Our Innovative products are exported worldwide and add value to some of the world’s leading brands including Kleenex tissues and Breaze Health Ltd.. MicroCapture is a forward thinking company, which has a culture of innovation and continuous improvement using science and manufacturing to drive growth. provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability status.

  • Women-led organisation
  • Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive
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Location: Grantham NG31 7XT
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Closing Date: 31st March 2024
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