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Manufacturing trainees join British Steel

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More than 150 manufacturing trainees have joined British Steel in the last year and the company is now looking for a further 60.

Trained to perform roles including crane driving, fork lift truck driving and machine operations, the trainees are all based at Scunthorpe.

British Steel Deputy CEO Paul Martin said: “We’ve a great history of recruiting trainees to our business and we’re maintaining this tradition with our manufacturing trainees.

“I’m pleased to say they’ve made excellent starts to their careers with British Steel and are already making significant contributions to the business. As their skill, knowledge and experience grows, I’m confident they’ll make an even bigger impact as we look to build a sustainable future.”

British Steel Senior Resourcing Advisor Lucy Lings said: “In the coming months we’re looking to recruit dozens more manufacturing trainees in Scunthorpe, all of whom will be given first-class training from our highly-skilled employees and North Lindsey College.

“Throughout the process the standard of applications has been incredibly high and we look forward to hearing from people who want to build a career with us.”

Applicants must have achieved GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English to C grade or above or functional skills level 2 in English and Maths. They will need to be an intermediate IT user, capable of using Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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