12 Sep 2023

British Steel to recruit 75 new trainees

The search is on for 75 new recruits to become British Steel’s next cohort of manufacturing trainees and team members in Scunthorpe.

An exciting career in steel is offered with successful applicants being given the opportunity to gain extensive training and experience with the steel manufacturer.

Recruits will receive comprehensive and structured on-the-job training to develop their manufacturing know-how, personal skills and knowledge of health and safety.

Manufacturing operational tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Crane driving (pendant, remote and cab operated overhead)
  • Machine / process operation
  • General material movement (slinging and lifting, forklift driving)
  • Burning
  • Manual handling

Applicants should be highly motivated, flexible, reliable and enthusiastic individuals to join varied and diverse teams across the Scunthorpe site. As these are shift-based roles which include weekend working, candidates should be aged 18 years or over to satisfy the legal requirement for shift working.

British Steel Production Director Matt Stockwell: “This is a fantastic opportunity for people who want to quickly advance their careers, gain qualifications and acquire new experiences. They will be joining a forward-looking company which is on the lookout for ambitious and motivated recruits who match and support our ambitions.

“We’re investing significant sums in our people and operations as well as exploring new technologies that will put our business on a truly sustainable footing.

“The right candidates can be assured of an unrivalled training scheme and the opportunity to develop their talents and abilities in a supportive environment.”    

Ideally applicants will have achieved GCSE maths and English at grade C (4) or above and basic IT skills would be beneficial.

Find out more about these opportunities here