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Ahlstrom-Munksjo Chirnside Ltd, based within the Scottish Borders, is a subsidiary of the Ahlstrom-Munksjo Corporation and is internationally recognised as a market leader in the design, process manufacture and marketing of specialist and nonwoven products.

We are currently recruiting for the following:


As an apprentice at Ahlstrom-Munksjo you will be joining a well-established and respected organisation where you will be provided with the training, guidance and support required to develop valuable skills, gain sought-after qualifications and establish yourself as a valued member of the engineering team.

This is a four year Modern Apprenticeship programme. During year one you will attend Borders College on a 5 day per week basis in order to achieve SVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations and National Certificate in Engineering Electrical. During year two you will attend college 2 days per week in order to achieve Higher National Certificate in Engineering Electrical and will spend 3 days per week working within the engineering team on site in order to develop your practical skills and start to work towards SVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance (Engineering Systems). Years 3 and 4 will be full time working within the engineering team on site where you will further develop your practical skills and work towards completing your SVQ Level 3. Depending on grades achieved during your apprenticeship studies at college in achieving your HNC, the Company may support you further to undertake a relevant
degree course.

We offer a competitive salary, plus pension scheme and other benefits, along with a great working environment where the opportunity for career progression is an exciting prospect.

So, we’ve told you what we are offering, but what should you offer us in return? In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is essential that you possess National 5 grade ‘B’ (or equivalent) in Maths and National 5 at least (or equivalent) in English, it is also desirable that you have two other subjects preferably technical or science related. In addition, you must have a genuine interest in engineering, an aptitude for learning and the commitment and ability to travel to college.

If you tick all of the above criteria then we would love to hear from you.

Application forms can be obtained by calling the HR department on 01890 818303 or email by clicking the button below.

Forms should be returned to: HR Dept, Ahlstrom-Munksjo, Chirnside, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3JW, along with a covering letter stating why you are interested and what qualities you can bring as an apprentice to our organisation.

Closing date for applications is Friday 1 June 2018

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Tel: 01733 427 182
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