Element recruits apprentices


Testing-services provider Element Materials Technology has recruited five apprentices to its business in Sheffield in the UK.

The five apprentices are to work in engineering support roles and as machinists for projects with customers in the aerospace sector.

Element provides careers training for school leavers or people looking for a new career path in partnership with Sheffield University and its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

Lee Mangham, general manager at Element, said, “Apprenticeships are an important part of our business plan as they provide job opportunities and skills development, while allowing us to provide thorough technical training with individuals from day one. We have three more apprenticeship opportunities for a March 2019 intake, and we encourage anyone interested in a new career to get in touch.”

Element provides non-destructive testing services such as digital x-ray, immersion ultrasonic and etching services to the global aerospace sector and has facilities across the Americas and Europe.

For more information about apprenticeships at Element Sheffield, please contact Gary Rossiter on 01142 419 522.

A full listing of Element’s global career opportunities can be found on the website www.element.com/careers.

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